Hermann Scheipers, Passport photo, ca. 1925
Hermann Scheipers
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.
Roland Schefferski
Roland Schefferski
Artistic Strategies for Cultural Memory
Untitled, 1997. Potato starch, untreated cotton, pigment, metal, H = 250 cm, W = 600 cm, D = 100 cm, Kunsthaus Essen (Danuta Karsten exhibition: “Räume”)
Danuta Karsten
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.
Artymowska, Zofia (1923 Kraków - 2000 Warsaw)
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.
Besuch von Kardinal Wojtyla bei Bischof Hengsbach in Essen (September 1978)
Franz Hengsbach
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.
Jarosław Modzelewski, Murek (Wall), 1988, oil on canvas, 170 x 220 cm
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.
Roman Witold Ingarden 1912 in Göttingen
Exhibition: Roman Witold Ingarden
Roman Witold Ingarden, the greatest Polish phenomenologist, can be placed in the ranks of classic philosophers.