PROGRAM FOR THE 17TH WARSAW ART FAIR
17.00 – 17.30 – Grand Opening
17.30 – 18.30
Lecture: „Między abstrakcją a figuracją – dwujęzyczność Jerzego Nowosielskiego” hosted by dr Krystyna Czerni.
12.00 – 13.00
Meeting with an artist: World success of the Polish poster. Meeting with an outstanding creator of posters – Andrzej Pągowski, will be hosted by a journalist: Weronika Wawrzkowicz – Nasternak.
13.30 – 14.00
Jubilee: Andzelm Gallery, Gallery of Contemorary Art from Lublin (stand no. 7) on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of their activity invites you for a glass of champagne.
Award: the solemn award of the annual „Collecting – learning and promotion” Award of Feliks Jasieński for 2018.
15.00 – 16.00
Meeting with an artist: Leon Tarasewicz – on of the most significant contemporary Polish artists; hosted by Małgorzata Piwowar, journalist.
16.30 – 17.00
Meeting with an artist: prof. Stanisław Wieczorek. Master will present his works at the stand of the Art Gallery on Prosta st. (stand no. 37).
17.00 – 18.00
Promotion of the book: „Krytyk jako dzieło sztuki” [“Critic as a work of art”] – by the appreciated art critic Jan Michalski; hosted by Łukasz Radwan (TVN journalist)
11.45 – 12.30
Lecture: dedicated to the unique exhibition „Poland 1840-1918. To illustrate the spirit of the nation” in the Musée du Louvre-Lens in France led by the curators of the National Museum in Warsaw: Iwona Danielewicz i dr hab. Agnieszka Rosales-Rodríguez (in the National Museum in Warsaw she is a curator of the Polish Art Collectoins until 1914).
12.30 – 13.00
Meeting with an artist: Polish premiere of Szymon Brodziak’s photo album “You are what you see” in Brodziak Gallery (stand no. 15).
13.00 – 13.45
Meeting with an artist: On the occasion of the 180th anniversary of the invention of photography, Czesław Czapliński, an acclaimed photographer, will present portraits and stories of the most outstanding photographers from the world and Poland which he met and photographed in more than 40 years.
13.15 – 13.45
Jubilee: Artemis – Gallery of Contemorary Art from Cracow (stand no. 10) on the occasion of the 25thanniversary of their activity invites you for a glass of champagne.
13.45 – 14.15
Meeting with an artist: Limited Edition Gallery from Warsaw (stand no. 17) invites for a meeting with Józef Wilkoń and a promotion of an artistic book „Ach te Baby”.
14.30 – 15.30
Discussion panel: The style of Zakopane – still inspiring for artists? – moderator Stanisław Cukier, sculptor, long-time director of the Zespołu Szkół Plastycznych im. A. Kenara and sculptors – graduates of the school, Bronisław Krzysztof and Marcin Rząsa.
Meeting with Joanna Hubner-Wojciechowska, the author of the book “Sztuka Skalnego Podhala.”
16.00 – 17.00
Discussion panel: Why create and own art? Why is art important in the context of psychology and psychology in the conext of art? Specialists from different fields will talk about what Lew Tolstoy called the “infectious emotionality” of art. Poland is a pioneer in the conduct of art therapy.
Moderator – Katarzyna Sroczyńska (journalist) and dr hab. prof. nadz. UAP Robert Bartel (arttherapist, artist), dr Julia E. Wahl (psychologist) and Karolina M. Wojciechowska (lawyer).
Prize: a draw of 3 business cards of our guests to choose winners of Zbigniew Beksiński’s graphics.