The book discusses the issues connected with depicting and interpreting the Holocaust. The Museum invited 100 contributors: philosophers, historians, literary scholars, psychiatrists, artist, curators and writers to answer questions that seem crucial today – about memory and ways of describing the Holocaust, and the limits of artistic freedom when talking about these events.
The volume is is a collection of critical articles and texts on contemporary art published from 1902 until the end of the author's life, i.e. until 1918, in the press and exhibition catalogues. The book was first published by Gallimard in 1960 and was created thanks to the work of the French editor L-C. Breunig, who collected the texts in this volume from dispersed publications and arranged them in chronological order, as well as provided a foreword and footnotes. The book was translated by Jan Gondowicz, a renowned translator from French and Russian.
The book from the Director’s Choice series devoted to the MOCAK Collection. The series by the London publisher Scala Publishing House presents the most important museums in the world through a selection of exhibits from their collections.
Catalogue of the award exhibition. The annual competition for the grant of the Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation takes place in different European countries – in 2018, with its second edition in Poland.
The catalogue of an exhibition in MOCAK’s most important series comprised reproductions of works by 60 artists as well as text by authors including Mieczysław Porębski, Stanisław Obirek and Włodek Goldkorn, with their distinctive takes on the concept of motherland in different contexts.
During 1942–1945, Zofia Posmysz was a prisoner in Auschwitz-Birkenau. She worked in the kitchen and the food warehouse as a scribe. She survived the death march to Ravensbrück concentration camp, and spent the last months of the war in the camp in Neustadt-Glewe. After the war, Zofia Posmysz devoted herself to literary and educational activity as well as journalism, her mission – bearing witness to the Holocaust.
An extensive publication accompanying Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart’s exhibition is divided into text and album parts.
The publication accompanied the exhibition of the same title.The volume comprises numerous reproductions of Leon Chwistek’s art pieces and a number of his texts that have never been published before, as well as some essays by authors including Jakub Kornhauser, Maria Anna Potocka and Jan Woleński.
The publication accompanies the exhibition which demonstrates the diverse potential for the creative application of the achievements of science and technology.
This is a catalogue of the second exhibition in the series presenting the oeuvre of arists who live and work in Krakow.