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Atlas of remembrance places
Polnische Gräber in Deutschland
Władysław Strzemiński, Meerlandschaft, 1934, Gouache, 21 x 27 cm
Maksymilian Gierymski (1846-1874) was one of the most outstanding Polish artists in Munich in the second half of the nineteenth century.
Polish artists in Munich 1828-1914
Around 330 Polish students enrolled in the Academy of Arts in Munich between 1828 and 1914.
Marta Klonowska brings back to life animals that have only played secondary roles in pictures for hundreds of years.
The husband and wife collectors, Joanna and Mariusz Bednarski
The Berlin couple possess one of the largest collections of Polish poster art.
Karina Smigla-Bobinski standing next to her interactive video installation SIMULACRA, MoTA Museum of Transitory Art, Ljubljana, 2013.
For more than half a century he has been composing vocal and instrumental music for orchestra, chamber ensembles and soloists.
Following his intervention on behalf of Polish forced labourers he was arrested in 1940 and sent to the Dachau concentration camp. Here he worked tirelessly for his fellow prisoners, above all for the Polish priests.
Artistic Strategies for Cultural Memory
Danuta Karsten, maiden name Chroboczek, was born in 1963 in the village of Mała Słońca, forty kilometres south of Danzig/Gdańsk. From 1978 to 1983 she attended the Artistic Lyceum in Gdynia.
The Bochum Art Museum – the Collection of Polish Art
The Bochum Art Museum (Kunstmuseum Bochum) probably contains the most comprehensive and important public collection of Polish 20th century art in Germany.
The history of Polish citizens in Germany is intimately linked with the history of their pastoral care. Most Polish-speaking immigrants to Germany were members of the Catholic Church.
Jerke Collection of Polish Art
One of the most remarkable collections of Polish art in Germany belongs to a married couple named Jerke who live in Recklinghausen.
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