• Krzysztof Meyer at the age of 70.

    Krzysztof Meyer

    Krzysztof Meyer was born in 1943 in Krakow, where he lived until he moved permanently to Germany in 1987. For more than half a century he has been composing vocal and instrumental music for orchestra,...
  • Hermann Scheipers, Passport photo, ca. 1925

    Hermann Scheipers

    Hermann Scheipers, a Catholic priest, honorary Canon of the Bishopric of Dresden-Meißen, and honorary Papal Prelate, was born on 24th July 1913 in Ochtrup in the region of Westphalia. Following his in...
  • Roland Schefferski

    Roland Schefferski – Artistic Strategies for Cultural Memory

    Roland Schefferski was born in Kattowitz/Katowice in 1956. From 1971 to 1976 he attended the artistic grammar school in Breslau/Wrocław. Following this, from 1976 to 1981, he continued his studies in ...
  • 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 – “In my work space is materialised”

    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. She subse...
  • 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. In 2015 it comprised around 100 works from th...
  • Besuch von Kardinal Wojtyla bei Bischof Hengsbach in Essen (September 1978)

    Franz Hengsbach – Polish Pastor, Bishop and Cardinal

    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. In terms of numb...
  • 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 in Karlsruhe, 20th may 1916

    Roman Witold Ingarden

    Roman Witold Ingarden, the greatest Polish phenomenologist, can be placed in the ranks of classic philosophers. His Opus Magnum “Controversy on the Existence of the World” can be compared with Aristop...