The aim of this publication is to draw attention to the documentary oeuvre of Marek Piasecki (1935-2011), artist, graphic designer, author of installations, heliographs and miniatures, member of the Second Krakow Group. The book comprises a selection of 150 photographs, based on Piasecki’s archive of negatives digitized by the Archeology of Photography...
The photobook contains images taken by Marek Piasecki in 1952-1960. Among the people visible in the photographs, we may recognize i.a.: Joanna Turowicz-Piasecka. A vast number of the published negatives have a note ‘Mury i Muralia’ (‘Walls and Wall-Paintings’) handwritten by Piasecki on the original wrappers.
A publication of over 300 pages first and foremost presents the artist’s designs from the area of exhibition design, film-related design, book and poster design and finally didactics and remains an important contribution to the history of Polish design. It is also a complement of the catalogue which two years ago accompanied the exhibition in Zachęta...
Antoni Zdebiak treated art as a process and a ritual, and his own body – as a tool. In his photographs, he usually became his own model. His archive contains hundreds of self-portraits. There are classic examples among them, in which we can see Antoni Zdebiak’s face or rather hundreds of his faces. In other works, we observe him in action.
Catalogue for Mariusz Hermanowicz's exhibition "What might photography be used for?".
A catalogue for the exhibtion Andrzej Georgiew: Layers shown on Kraków Photomonth 2017. Andrzej Georgiew was a photographer who never made projects or series, and yet who left behind a remarkably coherent oeuvre. Man is central to his interest; above all, the human face.
Archive photographs from Sogn og Fjordane in Norway, which, by Buczkowska’s drawing interventions, give the women portrayed, new identities.
The Archive of Zofia Chomętowska’s works is now divided between two collections, the Museum of Warsaw (the photographs of the capital from the interwar period, during the war and post-war materials) and the Archaeology of Photography Foundation (photographs from her native Polesie and her émigré life in Argentina).
The book, comprising seven essays, tells the story of one of the least investigated and, at the same time, one of the richest areas of photography – applied and non-artistic photography.
Lives of the Unholy attempts to examine the issue of the demolition of monuments at the time of the political transformation in Poland. The artist is especially interested in the aspect of visibility / non-visibility—while some of them were torn down, others continue their existence while being symbolically invisible.
Forgotten portraits of Dołęga, the village in Lesser Poland, from the beginning of the 20th Century, from the archive of Jadwiga Wolska.
Zbigniew Dłubak (1921-2005), one of the most important photographer of the Polish post-war avant garde started working on the theme of the female nude around 1958 and continued it for the rest of his practice.
This publication is a first anthology of Dłubak’s texts since the end of 70s. Zbigniew Dłubak was a photographer, painter, art theoretician, on of the most important figures of the Polish photographic and artistic community after 1945.
Informément (eng. formlessly) shows the variety of Lewczyński’s artwork. Through the mixture of iconic photographs like Crucifiction or Wawel Heads with color photographs, his way of describing reality is very contemporary.
‘et(h)er’ consists of archival forensic pictures, and photographs of tools of crime taken by the author. The book is a voice in a discourse of the functioning of death images in visual culture.
With over 140 images by an icon of Polish photography, Zofia Rydet, a cutting-edge graphic design by Wojciech Zamecznik, and meaningful quotes from the writings of Janusz Korczak.
Previously unknown photographic series by Zbigniew Dłubak, documenting the final stage of the construction of the 10th-Anniversary Stadium in 1955.
The book features unknown photographs by Zofia Chomętowska (1902-1991) and Maria Chrząszczowa (1913-1979), both of whom, having returned to Warsaw in 1945, documented its destruction and rebirth.
Playing the Archive is an attempt to reinterpret the archive, but also the entire oeuvre, of photographer Jerzy Lewczyński.
The first comprehensive anthology of writings of Lech Lechowicz, a renowned photography expert, offering an invaluable contribution to the research of 20th-century art in Poland.
“Interior” is a catalogue for an exhibition of Dłubak’s Existences series.
A small catalogue of an exhibition of the same title presents a fragment of the least known period in the artist’s practice