Poland

Thirty years on, the great film that liberated artists to explore the Holocaust

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Polish artists share how Claude Lanzmann’s nine-and-a-half-hour epic has inspired them to create new narratives of the terrible events

Published online: 27 January 2015

Miroslaw Balka: what “Shoah” means to me

The Polish artist on the influence of Claude Lanzmann’s epic Holocaust documentary

Published online: 27 January 2015

Star of David rises over Hitler’s former HQ

Artists rebuild fragments of a former synagogue in Polish castle

Published online: 16 September 2014

Painting lost after Second World War returned to Poland

The 19th-century landscape by Oswald Achenbach, missing since 1946, turned up in a Cologne auction catalogue

Published online: 13 August 2014

Ai Weiwei digs deep in Warsaw

The Chinese artist's work in Poland will be invisible to the public

Published online: 17 June 2014

Warsaw galleries aim to build a market from the ground up

Now in its third year, the city’s annual weekend of gallery openings and art events tried to make up for a lack of local collectors

Published online: 02 October 2013

Auschwitz unveils Israeli work

Artist Michal Rovner has created a display of works made by children during the Holocaust

Published online: 13 June 2013

Jewish history museum opens in Warsaw on anniversary of ghetto uprising

Eight galleries, including the reconstructed roof of a 17th-century wooden synagogue, will tell the story of 1,000 years of Jewish presence in Poland

Published online: 19 April 2013

Polish show digs into Andy Warhol’s Slovakian roots

Exhibition in Krakow puts Pop artist’s work in context with his central European background

Published online: 17 January 2013

Cranach’s Madonna under the Fir Tree returned to Poland

The painting, which was copied and stolen by a German priest, makes its way back to Wroclaw after 70 years

Published online: 07 August 2012

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