This landmark book is the first English-language study to tackle its subject in depth. Written by one of Poland’s foremost art historians, it is an essential text for readers keen to look beyond the Western European art centres that have dominated art history since the inception of the discipline.
This is an English translation of a classic study on the iconography of Jewish art by Rachel Wischnitzer-Bernstein (1885–1989), originally published in Berlin in 1935 as Symbole und Gestalten der jüdischen Kunst.
The aim of the book by Andréi Nakov is to question a certain number of anti-modernist visual and cultural prejudices. Advancing ever further in his interpretation of the Malewicz’s œuvre, Andréi Nakov uncovers hidden layers of a creative production that shows itself to be increasingly important to our comprehension of 20th-century modernity.
The book by Stefania Krzysztofowicz-Kozakowska is dedicated to one of the most popular Polish academic painters in late 19th century and his monumental canvas Pieśń wieczorna [Evening song] painted in 1893.
This comprehensive survey uncovers a new and as yet unknown face of the artist, surprising with the sheer range of artistic conventions he used and the wealth of his inspirations. The selection of works presented here may significantly change the artistic image of Jerzy Tchórzewski as well as opinions about his painted oeuvre.
This book discusses the history and significance of the first abstract reliefs and presents numerous hitherto unpublished documents and an interpretation that casts a new light on the history of modern art, both Russian (Malewicz, Popova, Exter and other artists) and Western (Boccioni or Brancusi).
This book is the result of a conference that was held at the Cracow Conference Centre at Tomaszowice Manor from 14 to 16 May 2017. Co-organised by the Institute of Art History at the Jagiellonian University and the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, the conference was titled DeMATERIALISATIONS in Art and Art-Historical Discourse in the Twentieth Century.
This is the first Polish translation of Achille Bonito Oliva’s L’ ideologia del traditore. Arte, maniera, manierismo (The Ideology of the Traitor: Art, Manner and Mannerism), a famous book by the renowned Italian art critic and historian of contemporary art.
More than an innovative interpretation of Painting with a Circle, this book reveals the multiple levels of censorship that beset the creation of the first purely abstract composition and in many ways beset it still.
This is a study of the Madonna della Rovere, attributed here to Raphael Santi and dated to the period of his apprenticeship in the workshop of Pietro Perugino.