Edward Dwurnik: Masters of Polish Art

From November, 12 to November, 24 2016

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

Gallery Katarzyna Napiórkowska presents paintings by Edward Dwurnik. who is considered to be one of the most recognizable Polish contemporary artists.
He was awarded with the prestigious award founded by Coutts & Co Foundation in Zurich (1992).

His works are in the prestigious collections such as: Albertina, Wien; S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium; Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskyla, Finland; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands; Gemäldegalerie Neue Meister Albertinum, Dresden; Museum Junge Kunst, Frankfurt/Oder; Kunsthalle zu Kiel der Christian-Albrechts-Universitat, Kiln; Museum Ludwig, Koln; Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart; Museum Villa Haiss, Zell a.H., Germany; Slovak National Gallery, Bratyslava, Slovakia; Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland; Cleveland County Museum; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, USA.


EDWARD DWURNIK (born in 1943)

Painter, illustrator, graphic artist. In 1963-70 he studied painting, graphic arts and sculpture at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts.

In 1965, independently of the course of studies, he began his drawings and watercolour series. The year 1966 marks the begining of his "Hitch-hiking" (Podróe autostopem) series, a distinctive birds eye view cityscapes, which he continues to paint until today.

Dwurnik created many cycles of paintings – for example “Sportsmen”/“Sportowcy” (1972-1978). Apart from painting Dwurnik pursues and practices drawing and graphic arts creating independent series as well as illustrations. The artist enjoys designing monumental painted compositions which transform the public space. In 2007 he created drawings and gouaches for "Grocery shop, 360 degrees" ("Warzywniak, 360 stopni"), an animated film by Andrzej Baraski. His works are to be found in private and public collections around the world.

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