Exhibition time: 21 03 2018 - 21 04 2018
Venue: Gallery "Meno parkas" (Rotušės a. 27, Kaunas)
Collection of Krzysztof Musiał. HERE WE ARE
On March 21st (Wednesday) at 6 pm in the gallery "Meno parkas" (Rotušės a. 27, Kaunas) will be opening of the exhibition "Here We Are". At the exhibition will be presented works from the collection of famous Polish collector Krzysztof Musiał. Exhibition is organized by Toruń's (Poland) Centre of Contemporary Art "Znaki Czasu" and Gallery "Meno parkas".
At the opening of the exhibition will be participate Krzysztof Musiał and director of Toruń's (Poland) Centre of Contemporary Art "Znaki Czasu" Wacław Kuczma.
In the gallery „Meno parkas“ – presentation of the collection of Krzysztof Musiał – successful businessman, passionate sponsor of the art projects, who earned the title of Polish „Patron of a Culture“ (2002). At the exhibition „Here We Are“ will be shown artworks created after the World War II up until now, selected from the collection of essential Polish collector – Krzysztof Musiał.
One of the most prominent experimenters – Katarzyna Kobro and Władysław Strzemiński, represents the Avant-Garde period in this collection. The achievements of these artists have created the conditions to emerge the phenomenon of Neo-Avant-Garde, which is represented here by Edward Krasiński and Henryk Stażewski.
Important part of the exhibition – works that promotes wider perception of themes about sexuality and works, that speaks about positive and negative aspects of human life. These themes are analized by the artists – Alina Szapocznikowa, Barbara Falender, Łukasz Stokłosy, Karol Radziszewski, Wojciech Ćwiertniewicza.
Exhibition will provide an oportunity to familiarize with the representatives of art groups that were formed in the post-war Polish art. A group from Krakow „Wprost“ (En: „Directly“) presents artworks of well-known Polish artists: Zbylut Grzywacz, Leszek Sobocki or Jerzy Nowosielski. Figurative painting in the collection is opposed by widely perceived abstract art objects in paintings of Wojciech Fangora, Jerzy Tchórzewski, Jan Berdyszak, Tadeusz Brzozowski, Tomasz Tatarczyk, Leon Tarasewicz or Jan Tarasin.
However, the list of the artists whose works will be at the exhibition – much longer, and the collection of the exhibition will provide an oportunity to look at different techniques used by artists.
Collector Krzysztof Musiał - graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology and the prestigious business school INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France). From 1979 lived and worked in Germany, France, England and USA. 1990-2001 founded and headed one of the leading companies in Polish computer market "ABC Data" in Warsaw. Alreday for many years, both in Poland and abroad - sponsors various art projects: exhibitions, concerts, theatre and opera performances, global competitions of young vocalists, literature projects, also collections by other institutions.
Artists: Adam Adach, Bogusław Bachorczyk, Mirosław Bałka, Basia Bańda, Grzegorz Bednarski, Krzysztof M. Bednarski, Miłosz Benedyktowicz, Jan Berdyszak, Kiejstut Bereźnicki, Marian Bogusz, Tymek Borowski, Tadeusz Brzozowski, Zbigniew Cebula, Tomasz Ciecierski, Stanisław Cukier, Jan Cybis, Julia Cybis, Sławomir Czajkowski, Marian Czapla, Józef Czapski, Wojciech Ćwiertniewicz, Jan Dobkowski, Tadeusz Dominik, Jan Dziaczkowski, Barbara Falender, Wojciech Fangor, Stanisław Fijałkowski, Stefan Gierowski, Ryszard Grzyb, Zbylut Grzywacz, Andrzej Janczyszyn, Maria Jarema, Paweł Kałużyński, Koji Kamoji, Artur Kapturski, Arkadiusz Karapuda, Jarosław Kawiorski, Katarzyna Kobro, Aleksander Kobzdej, Łukasz Korolkiewicz, Grzegorz Kozera, Edward Krasiński, Jan Lebenstein, Alfred Lenica, Tadeusz Łodziana, Zbysław Marek Maciejewski, Zbigniew Makowski, Adam Marczukiewicz, Józef Marek, Eugeniusz Markowski, Jarosław Modzelewski, Artur Nacht-Samborski, Julian Nowicki, Jerzy Nowosielski, Antoni Pastwa, Włodzimierz Pawlak, Teresa Pągowska, Piotr Potworowski, Marek Przybył, Karol Radziszewski, Józef Robakowski, Teresa Rudowicz, Czesław Rzepiński, Jacek Sempoliński, Jacek Sienicki, Adam Smolana, Marek Sobczyk, Leszek Sobocki, Kajetan Sosnowski, Jacek Sroka, Antoni Starowieyski, Irmina Staś, Henryk Stażewski, Jonasz Stern, Łukasz Stokłosa, Władysław Strzemiński, Paweł Susid, Bogusław Szwacz, Alina Szapocznikow, Wacław Taranczewski, Leon Tarasewicz, Jan Tarasin, Tomasz Tatarczyk Jerzy Tchórzewski, Zbigniew Tymoszewski, Waldemar Umiastowski, Jacek Waltoś, Mieczysław Wejman, Rafał Wilk, Ryszard Winiarski, Ryszard Woźniak, Andrzej Wróblewski, Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski, Rajmund Ziemski.
Exhibition is part of the gallery's "Meno parkas" project "Undivided History". Project is dedicated dedicated to commemorate the centenary of the Restoration of the Lithuanian and neighboring States (Poland, Latvia, Estonia) in 2018.