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  1. Andrzej Wróblewski at David Zwirner Gallery
    14 Apr, 2018
    Andrzej Wróblewski at David Zwirner Gallery
    David Zwirner, London 16 March — 14 April 2018 Review by Roma Piotrowska First published in Contemporary Lynx We may be experiencing a renaissance of post-WW2 Polish art in the United Kingdom.  All of a sudden, two legends of Polish art – until now almost unknown outside of Poland – have been presented to the UK for the first time, in solo exhibitions. In winter, I wrote about the excellent Alina Szpocznikow retrospective at the Hepworth Wakefield. Now I am reviewing this exhibition of
  2. Alina Szapocznikow
    25 Nov, 2017
    Alina Szapocznikow: Human Landscapes Review. Experience translated through body.
    Hepworth Wakefield 21 October 2017 - 28 January 2018 Review by Roma Piotrowska First published in Contemporary Lynx At the entrance to the gallery lies a leg, the limb of the artist Alina Szapocznikow (1926–1973), cast in plaster. This modest and early in her career sculpture, the first cast of her own body, is the clue to the whole exhibition at Hepworth Wakefield. It sums up the way Szapocznikow worked, using her own body to remember and conserve the unstable. The leg seems to kick the viewer