Jozef Szajna, ‘Reminiscences - Silhouettes and Shadows’, ca. 1970, Gallery Katarzyna Napiorkowska | Warsaw & Brussels

Artistic installation by prof. Józef Szajna, one of the most prominent Polish artists (exhibited four times at the Biennal of Art), dealing with subjects of memory and rememberance of World War II - Szajna himself was a prisoner of German Nazi concentration camps in Auschwitz-Birkenau and Buchenwald.

Image rights: Courtesy of the estate of the artist, photo: Grzegorz Zabłocki

Work exhibited, i. a., at the Biennale of Art in Venice, 1970, at the Ruhrfestspiele in Recklinghausen, 1971, at the Gegenwart einer Vergangenheit in Frankfurt am Main, 1978, at the Humboldt Museum in Berlin, 1980, in Budapest, Brussels, Bochum in 1985, at the International Art Triennale in Majdanek, at the Europe-Europe exhibition in Bonn, 1994, at the National Museum in Wrocław, 1998, within the TEART project in St. Petersburg, the Palace of Arts in Cracow, and the National Museum in Warsaw.

About Jozef Szajna