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    The exhibition inspired by Witkacy in National Museum in Warsaw

    On July 8th the National Museum in Warsaw opens an exhibition “Witkacy. The Seismograph of the Acceleration Era”. The vernissage starts at 10 A.M., and the exhibition will be available until October 9th.

    Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, also known by his pseudonym ‘Witkacy’, was born in 1885 in Warsaw. He was home-schooled for the majority of his education, however, he studied at the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts. He worked in many creative fields, including painting, theatre, writing and photography. To his most notable works belong “Insatiability”, “The Madman and the Nun”, “Farewell to Autumn” and “Shoemakers”. He died in 1939 by suicide.

    The collection consists of almost 500 works that represent Witkacy’s art silhouette. The themes of the artworks are Cosmos, body, movement and history. Besides paintings, there will also be imageries, drawings and photographs done by Witkacy, as also archival videos, photos and documents. Next to Wickacy’s works will be presented artworks of Wassily Kandinsky, Max Ernst, Rudolf Schlichter, Umberto Boccioni and Marcel Duchamp.

    The exhibition will open on July 8th and will be open until October 9th.


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