Textile artist Olek has covered an entire locomotive with colourful crochet in her home country. The Polish-born artist created the panels in New York after being inspired by a train ride from New York to San Francisco and along with her four assistants, spent two full days in Łódź, Poland, to cover a Px48 steam locomotive and carriages in […]
I love these black and white illustrations by Polish artist Marh. Combining elements of urban art, human nature, medieval paintings, and tribal patterns, Marh’s style celebrates eastern heritage influences found in Polish culture. I love the exact detail and meticulous repetition in these drawings. Looking through this series makes me wish I could draw a little better.
Polish artist Paul Marcinkowski has turned his body into a walking infographic. All in the name of art, of course. The tattoo features a number of trivial, and not so trvial facts: including that 45 million Americans have tattoos.
The legendary 2005 exploits of Banksy have inspired a young unknown (until now) Polish artist, Andrzej Sobiepan, to smuggle his own work onto the walls of the National Museum in Poland. The work was on display for three days before anyone noticed. Of the stunt, Sobiepan said: ‘I decided that I will not wait 30 […]
Contemporary Polish artist Yola continues her exploration and reinterpretation of classical art in a modern urban environment. In her interpretation, Vicious Circle symbolizes the universal problems of contemporary migrants who, in search of hope and a better life, invariably come up against every day obstacles, loneliness, alienation and rejection. Ordinary people in her urban art transform the classical pieces into modern and accessible messages of social commentary.
H.R. Geiger has nothing on Polish painter Zdzislaw Bekinski. The late artist’s obsessively rendered and nightmarish visions draw as much from Bosch and the Renaissance as they do from the surrealists while still capturing modern notions of death and terror.