The world would be a better place if all locomotives were dressed in colourful crochet

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By Dijana Necovski in New Art on Monday 19 August 2013

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 […]

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Urban tribal illustrations by Marh

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By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Tuesday 25 June 2013

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.

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Paul Marcinkowski tattoos an infographic on his body

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By Zolton in New Design on Thursday 9 February 2012

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.

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Polish art student sneaks his work into the National Museum

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By Zolton in New Art on Thursday 5 January 2012

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 […]

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New street art in Paris by Yola

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By yola in New Art on Friday 4 November 2011

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.

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Wilhelm Sasnal

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Thursday 4 November 2010

Here’s some nicely moody and almost minimalist paintings by Polish artist Wilhelm Sasnal. I kind of want to see them animated.

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Jaroslaw Kukowski

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Thursday 8 October 2009

The above painting by Jaroslaw Kukowski is one of the creepier images I’ve seen lately. The Polish painter’s other work is often so bad it’s good.

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Zdzislaw Beksinski

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 27 February 2008

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.

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