Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski

Born 1946 in Łódź. Studied painting at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in the ateliers of Juliusz Studnicki and Krystyna Łada-Studnicka, and composition in the atelier of Roman Owidzki. Based in the United States 1981-2000, he now lives and works in Warsaw. Artist-in-residence: 1978-79 and 1982, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; 1994 – De Pont Foundation, Amsterdam; 1995-96 Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin. Zakrzewski’s work has been exhibited in numerous one-man and group shows, e.g. at Marian Goldman Gallery, Vanderwoude Tananbaum Gallery, Brooklyn Museum and TZ’Art & Co. in New York; Künstlerhaus Bethanien and Thomas Schulte Galerie in Berlin; Wetering Galerie in Amsterdam; Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Foksal Gallery and CCA Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw; or Ego Gallery in Poznań. His works are held in the collections of the National Museum in Warsaw, the National Museum in Poznań, Muzeum Sztuki (Łódź), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), Brooklyn Museum (New York), Museum Bochum, and at Zachęta National Gallery of Art, CCA Ujazdowski Castle and Foksal Gallery in Warsaw, among other institutions.

Exhibitions in the gallery: Polin and Other Landscapes, Pif-Paf!

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Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Russia 1918 - 1953, 2016, acrylic on canvas, woodotnie, mp3 player, loudspeakers



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
What did the Cricket say at the Chalupy Beach, 2016, acrylic and ink on canvas, wood



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Dym (Smoke) - First Gulf War, 1991, mi×ed media, 119 × 192 cm



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Sicily/ King Roger, installation, four part painting, acrylic on canvas, 160 × 230 cm, stereo sound, 3'57''



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
A Small Town in Japan, 2012, two parts work. Printout on transparent foil and printout on acid-free paper, framed, 22 × 32 cm each. Based on Włodzimierz Zakrzewski 1975 painting



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Sudetes - That Are Not There [Limits of the Czech Republic after the annexation of the Sudetenland in 1938], 2003, neon tube with wires



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
"To Be or Not to Be", 2013, collage, 33 × 22 cm



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Hel Peninsula, 2013, acrylic on canvas, oil on canvas, 13 × 18 cm, 13 × 20 cm



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Wanderer Crossing the Plain, 2012, oil on canvas, 33 × 51 cm



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Second Battle of Tannenberg (1914), 2008, oil on canvas, 48 × 44 cm. Painted on a found canvas



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Three Battlefields (Solferino 1859, Königgrätz 1866, Bzura 1939), 2006, oil on canvas, 100 × 130 cm



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Monte Amiata, 2010, oil on canvas, 50 × 137 cm



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Painting dated April 10, 1978, oil and crayon on canvas, 120 × 150 cm



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Three Battlefields (Cheronea 388 BC, Tannenberg 1410, Austerlitz 1805), 2008, 140 × 100 cm



Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
Two Battlefields (Königgrätz 1866, Bzura 1939) No.2, 2005, oil and acrylic on canvas, 114 ×114 cm