On 15th November at 6:30pm, we invite you all to Warsaw’s Kordegarda Gallery (15/17 Krakowskie Przedmieście), where the opening of an exhibition entitled DROHOBYCZ OF ARTISTS will take place. The installation was organized in collaboration with the National Centre for Culture.
At the exhibition, we will show works of three artists from Drohobycz: Bruno Schulz and Maurycy and Leopold Gottlieb. The works will be presented in the context of the hometown of the artists.
Drohobycz, the hometown of Bruno Schulz, one of provincial towns of Małopolska Wschodnia, became the biggest inspiration for literary and painting aspect of work of this brilliant artist. In the same place about a dozen years earlier, other eminent artists were born: Maurycy and Leopold Gottlieb.
At the exhibition, you can admire, among others, six rarely shown drawings by Bruno Schulz and a recently found drawing (pastel), whose author is most likely also Bruno Schulz.
The year 2012 marks the 120th birth and 70th death anniversaries of the eminent writer, painter, graphic artist, author of famous volume of short stories: „The Street of Crocodiles” and „Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass”, Bruno Schulz. By virtue of the Act of the Senate of the Republic of Poland, November 2012 was declared Bruno Schulz Month.
The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalogue.
The exhibition will be on display till 1st December, 2012
The exhibition is under the honorary patronage of Bogdan Borusewicz, Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland