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.
The title of the exhibition is a paraphrase of the title of a famous novel by Milan Kundera The Unbearable Lightness of Being written in the mid-80s, when the Biała Gallery in Lublin was opened.
The word white have reappeared in the titles of our exhibitions. White Decade, White – Art without Walls, Nova White, White Class, White Combinations, White over White – these are only a few moments from the long history of the gallery. The need to find the right key word was more than unbearable.
It is the last exhibition before the gallery returns to the newly renovated building at 12 Peowiaków Street. It is a symbolic farewell with a place that has been the seat of the gallery since 2009. During this time, our cosy rooms have hosted a couple of dozens of exhibitions created by various artists from Lublin and other Polish and foreign cities. The Art Yard has helped us to extend the gallery outside of the building. The exhibition presents works by Anna Nawrot and Jan Gryka, who were supported by Piotr Wysocki and Piotr Pękala, members of the gallery’s team.
Within the continuation of the ende neu project, we would like to invite you to Monika Zawadzki’s exhibition entitled Two Common Rooms in Biała Gallery in Lublin. The title is a direct reference to the architecture of the exhibition space which has been divided into two neighbouring rooms. For the purpose of the exposition, the (…)