OPENING UP. AN EXHIBITION OF SIX MAJOR POLISH PAINTERS
ed. by Józef Grabski

1991
260 x 240 mm, 105 pages
40 full-page colorplates
ISBN 3-900731-41-1

Catalogue of an exhibition of contemporary Polish art held in November 1991 at the Hammer Galleries in New York. The six artists (Henryk Stażewski, Jerzy Tchórzewski, Jerzy Stajuda, Ryszard Winiarski, Janusz Orbitowski, Wojciech Ćwiertniewicz) reflect some of the diverse artistic movements in Poland today. Their work proves that Polish art, despite the devastations wrought by war and Socialist realism, has caught up with the West while developing its own stylistic means of expression.

CONTENTS

RICHARD LYNCH — Preface
MAREK ŚWICA — Contemporary Polish Painting
ANDRZEJ TUROWSKI — Henryk Stażewski
JANUSZ WAŁEK — Jerzy Tchórzewski
MICHAEL GIBSON — Jerzy Stajuda
JANINA ŁADNOWSKA — Ryszard Winiarski
BOŻENA KOWALSKA — Janusz Orbitowski
FRANCISZEK CHMIELOWSKI — Wojciech Ćwiertniewicz