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Right-wing director begins overhaul of Warsaw contemporary art centre

Controversial curator Piotr Bernatowicz has cancelled several 2020 exhibitions and cut funding from progressive art journal at Ujazdowski Castle CCA

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Art fairs

Ai Weiwei digs deep in Warsaw's Brodno Sculpture Park project

Ai Weiwei has created a new work for Warsaw that will be invisible to the public

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Museums

Swiss architect dropped by Warsaw's Museum of Modern Art

Site of museum to be temporary McDonald’s

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Museums

Warsaw’s modern art museum debacle

Row over who is to blame for the delay

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Museums

Art gallery lands at Warsaw airport

The city’s Zacheta National Gallery and the National Museum joined forces to create it

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Conservation & Preservation

Berlin and Warsaw team up to preserve socialist heritage

Though reconstruction efforts after the devastation of war differed wildly between the two cities, the dialogue will be vital to conservation efforts

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Tate Modern

Eastern European cities look to Tate Modern: developing modern museums and contemporary spaces

Budapest, Zagreb and Warsaw raise their game with newer, bigger, better exhibition spaces

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Sculpture park refuses to surrender to the vandals of Warsaw

Artists, curators and the community unite to create corner of paradise in rundown park

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Museums

Italian to run Warsaw’s Centre for Contemporary Art

Poland appoints first foreign museum director

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Museums

Oligarch Marek Roefler opens museum in Warsaw

Collector shows off Polish art with French accent

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Poland

Poland’s National Museum champions gay rights: critics up in arms

“Ars Homo Erotica” exhibition runs 11 June to 5 Septmber

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Foreign minister calls for Warsaw’s Palace of Culture to be demolished

Sikorski says that it would be better to have a park in its place

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Museums

New competition for Warsaw museum architect

Top practitioners had been excluded due to “Kafka-esque” rules

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Museums

Communist museum for Warsaw

It will include displays of photographs and posters, pieces of barbed wire, tools and clothes from the Gulags

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Restitution

The Springfield Museum sues Knoedler over spoliated Bassano

Knoedler's poor provenance research led to the return of a $3 million painting to Italy

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Warsaw celebrates its European future by wrapping the Palace of Culture and Science

It will encase its tallest building in gold cloth

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Art market

The Ciechanowiecki collection of French drawings for sale in Paris

They are expected to fetch over €1 million

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Cultural policy

Curator barred from Polish project to build contemporary art museum

Politics, again, involve Anda Rottenberg

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Exhibitions

Zygmunt Vogel’s vision of Warsaw

These 36 watercolours of the city were crucial in its reconstruction

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Exhibitions

Warsaw borrows Stanislas’s paintings from Dulwich

“Collection for a King” opens on 5 May