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Warsaw Gallery Weekend

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Warsaw

Błażej Pindor, Deconstruction, 2016.
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Orit Gat

In a city where most galleries are located in apartments, the experience of visiting exhibitions goes against the art-tourist impulse to catch as catch can. Stand outside buildings, buzz in, climb stairs, see the neighbors in the hallway—it’s an experience of proximity that is different from viewing art at a... continue reading
Dorota Jurczak’s “Bzzz”

GALERIA PIKTOGRAM, Warsaw

View of Dorota Jurczak’s “Bzzz,” Galeria Piktogram, Warsaw, 2015.
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Ana Teixeira Pinto

If the buzzer rings, will you open? Dangers are legion: scammers, Jehovah’s witnesses, traveling salesmen, black-eyed children, werewolves. Better to keep the door closed. Much can be inferred from the social response to buzzing at the door. I’ve lived through the transition from the most pedestrian of locks to an... continue reading
“The New Morals”

GALERIA STEREO, Warsaw

View of “The New Morals,” Galeria Stereo, Warsaw, 2013.
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Agata Pietrasik

Galeria Stereo’s contribution to the third edition of Gallery Weekend, Warsaw’s pre-eminent art event, is a compact and elegant presentation of mostly sculptural, albeit intensely imagistic work by four artists: Nina Beier, Piotr Łakomy, Gizela Mickiewicz, and Michael E. Smith. It is also the first exhibition in the gallery’s stylish... continue reading
View of Slavs and Tatars, "Too Much Tłumacz", Raster Gallery, Warsaw.
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Karol Sienkiewicz

In 1983, Czech writer Milan Kundera defined Central Europe as those states that historically and culturally belonged to the West, but had been politically assigned to the Eastern Bloc in the geopolitical wrangling of the Cold War. His notable essay “The Stolen West” (1983) accentuated the shared cultural heritage of... continue reading

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