W┼éodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski
W┼éodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski, born in 1946 in ┼ü├│d┼║. Studied painting at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in the atelier of Juliusz Studnicki and Krystyna ┼üada-Studnicka, and composition in the atelier of Roman Owidzki. Based in the United States from 1981 to 2000, he now lives and works in Warsaw.
His works have been exhibited in numerous solo and group shows among others: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York (1981); Vanderwoude Tananbaum Gallery (1985, 1987); Brooklyn Museum, New York (1989); TZÔÇÖArt & Co., New York (1999); K├╝nstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (1996); Thomas Schulte Gallery, Berlin (1994, 1997); Wetering Galerie, Amsterdam (1983, 1985, 1987, 1990); Zacheta ÔÇô National Gallery of Art, Warsaw (1976, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2014); Foksal Gallery, Warsaw (1993, 1997, 2003, 2016); Ujazdowski Castle Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw (2006); Ego Gallery, Pozna┼ä (2002, 2005, 2013, 2016); Studio Gallery, Warsaw (2019); Stefan Gierowski Foundation, Warsaw (2017); Contemporary Museum, Wroc┼éaw (2016); State Art Gallery, Sopot (2016). Zakrzewski received various residency invitations: 1978/79 and 1982- Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; 1994- De Pont Foundation, Amsterdam; 1995/96- K├╝nstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.
His works are part of the collections: National Museum in Warsaw and Pozna┼ä; Museum of Art in ┼ü├│d┼║; Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam; Brooklyn Museum in New York, Museum Bochum, Germany; Zacheta ÔÇô National Gallery of Art; Ujazdowski Castle Center for Contemporary Art in Warsaw; Studio Gallery, Warsaw; Foksal Gallery collection and others.
Exhibitions in the gallery: Polin and Other Landscapes, Pif-Paf!
Vertical Painting Base, 2016, acrylic and oil on canvas, 122,5 x 122,5 cm
Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian Salvaged, 2013, acrylic, oil, oil marker and crayon on canvas, 144 x 144 cm
Russia 1918 - 1953, 2016, acrylic on canvas, woodotnie, mp3 player, loudspeakers
What did the Cricket say at the Chalupy Beach, 2016, acrylic and ink on canvas, wood
Dym (Smoke) - First Gulf War, 1991, mi├Śed media, 119 ├Ś 192 cm
Sicily/ King Roger, installation, four part painting, acrylic on canvas, 160 ├Ś 230 cm, stereo sound, 3'57''
A Small Town in Japan, 2012, two parts work. Printout on transparent foil and printout on acid-free paper, framed, 22 ├Ś 32 cm each. Based on W┼éodzimierz Zakrzewski 1975 painting
Sudetes - That Are Not There [Limits of the Czech Republic after the annexation of the Sudetenland in 1938], 2003, neon tube with wires
"To Be or Not to Be", 2013, collage, 33 ├Ś 22 cm
Hel Peninsula, 2013, acrylic on canvas, oil on canvas, 13 ├Ś 18 cm, 13 ├Ś 20 cm
Wanderer Crossing the Plain, 2012, oil on canvas, 33 ├Ś 51 cm
Second Battle of Tannenberg (1914), 2008, oil on canvas, 48 ├Ś 44 cm. Painted on a found canvas
Three Battlefields (Solferino 1859, K├Âniggr├Ątz 1866, Bzura 1939), 2006, oil on canvas, 100 ├Ś 130 cm
Monte Amiata, 2010, oil on canvas, 50 ├Ś 137 cm
Painting dated April 10, 1978, oil and crayon on canvas, 120 ├Ś 150 cm
Three Battlefields (Cheronea 388 BC, Tannenberg 1410, Austerlitz 1805), 2008, 140 ├Ś 100 cm
Two Battlefields (K├Âniggr├Ątz 1866, Bzura 1939) No.2, 2005, oil and acrylic on canvas, 114 ├Ś114 cm