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Following exhibitions and projects

Following exhibitions and projects

Temporary exhibitions

Tadeusz Boruta, //St Francis Entrusts Himself to the Care of the Church//, 2003, oil / canvas, 185 × 275 cm, courtesy T. Boruta1

Artists from Krakow: The Generation 1950–1969

Opening date: 29.10.2020 at 11am–9pm
Exhibition date: 29.10.2020 - 21.03.2021
Venue: Building A, level 0

The exhibition presents artists connected with Krakow born in the 1950s and 1960s. This is the third exhibition in the series inaugurated by MOCAK in October 2015. The goal of this series is to review art in the city which for centuries has been a capital of art.

Marian Eile, 1983, photo: Wojciech Plewiński, courtesy W. Plewiński2
Marian Eile

Artist and Editor

Opening date: 29.10.2020 at 11am–9pm
Exhibition date: 29.10.2020 - 21.03.2021
Venue: Building A, level 0

The Marian Eile exhibition is part of the series presenting artists from Krakow, whose media encompassed both image and words. The goal of the series is to refresh our memory of artists – somewhat forgotten – whose personalities had an impact on the cultural life of the city.

Marcin Berdyszak, //Revitalisation of Jacek Malczewski’s ‘Vicious Circle’//, 2011, installation, 200 cm × ø 200 cm, MOCAK Collection, photo: R. Sosin3
Marcin Berdyszak

Vicious Circles of Madness

Opening date: 29.10.2020 at 11am–9pm
Exhibition date: 29.10.2020 - 14.03.2021
Venue: Alfa Gallery

At the exhibition we present three installations: Ian Ross Baughman’s Multi-Equation Case Model, Revitalisation of Jacek Malczewski’s ‘Vicious Circle’ (MOCAK Collection) and Le danse macabre de terrorisme. The most important element in the works of Marcin Berdyszak is the human figure, contextualised by means of clothing, positioning, props and surroundings.

Paweł Althamer, Artur Żmijewski, untitled, 2017, mixed technique, 53.4 × 39 cm, courtesy P. Althamer / A. Żmijewski, Foksal Gallery Foundation4
Paweł Althamer, Artur Żmijewski

The Ultimate Song

Opening date: 29.10.2020 at 11am–9pm
Exhibition date: 29.10.2020 - 14.03.2021
Venue: Beta Gallery

At the exhibition The Ultimate Song by Paweł Althamer and Artur Żmijewski we present a selection of 20 collages created between 2017 and 2019. The collages are made of excerpts cut out from books- starting with Taschen’s erotic and pornographic publications, through nature and anatomical albums, to historical and scientific atlases.

Katarzyna Partyka-Smalcerz, //Longing//, 2020, photography, 40 × 60 cm, courtesy K. Partyka-Smalcerz5

Anthropocene. Student Exhibition – Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow

Opening date: 29.10.2020 at 11am–9pm
Exhibition date: 29.10.2020 - 14.03.2021
Venue: Re Gallery

The works presented at the exhibition express a sense of unease and insecurity at the prospect of the predicted climatic catastrophe. Nature can no longer take the human impact.