Jan Gryka / Second-Hand Paintings Jan Gryka (b. 1959) graduated from the MCSU Institute of Art Education in Lublin in 1983, with the diploma in painting under prof. Marian Stelmasik. He works at the MCSU Institute of Fine Arts and runs the Biała Gallery together with Anna Nawrot. By using flour in his work – sometimes (…)
Tomasz Bielak / Michał Chudzicki / Julia Curyło / Rafał Czępiński / Marta Fic / Eliza Galey / Viola Głowacka / Jan Gryka / Paulina Kara / Maja Kitajewska / Cezary Klimaszewski / Bartosz Kokosiński / Karolina Komorowska / Danuta Kuciak / Robert Kuśmirowski / Konrad Maciejewicz / Anna Nawrot / Irena Nawrot / Edmund (…)
Stańczak works with various media, particularly with painting and installation, but he also creates art objects and architectural models, and builds devices that can be set in motion. Characteristic of his art are explosions of bright colours, abandoned buildings, bunkers, mazes of underground corridors and bizarre structures with plants growing in them.
For over fourty-five years, Edward Dwurnik has consistently commented on, described and depicted the situation of Poland as it was in the times of transformation – when Poland was regarded as a satellite state of the Soviet Union – and as it is today. His artistic oeuvre is considered to be a pictorial chronicle of stories and events, lives, customs, frustrations, traumas, predilections and obsessions of Polish men and women.
It is difficult to subject Krzysztof Sołowiej’s oeuvre to simple categories. Among many desires shared by artists there is a need to find one’s own, unique and, at the same time, recognizable language. There are not too many who succeed in it, and it is the case of Sołowiej’s art which is so individual and free from being loaded with too many references. It is worth stoping and have a look at it.
Nearly 30 years of Tarasewicz’s artistic practice coincides with changes in the functioning of the gallery. The exhibition opens a new chapter in Biała’s history, which is also connected with a considerable enlargement of the exhibition space.