Sigrid Neubert. Photographs: Architecture and Nature

For 30 years, Sigrid Neubert (b. 1927) worked as a photographer for many leading architectural firms. In the process, she developed a style characterized by images that present the structure and surface of the buildings through stark contrast and in clear detail, making Neubert one of the best‑known photographers of architecture in Germany.  »

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Code Name Żegota – the Hidden Aid

This exhibition is devoted to people engaged in underground work during World War II as part of the Krakow branch of the Polish Council to Aid Jews (Żegota). The exhibition currently presented in Oskar Schindler’s Factory, a branch of the Historical Museum, expands upon the themes present in the permanent exhibition Kraków under Nazi Occupation 1939–1945.  »

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Within Frames. The Art of the Sixties in Hungary (1958–1968)

Within Frames is the first exhibition staged by the Hungarian National Gallery to present a comprehensive picture of Hungarian art between 1958 and 1968. A significant part of the 350 or so exhibits – paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, books, posters, and works of applied art – are not included in permanent exhibitions and many of them have been concealed from the public for the five or six decades since they entered public collections.  »

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Bazovský, The Photographer

The fine art of Miloš Alexander Bazovský (1899–1968), one of the founders of modern  Slovak painting, has been presented in many exhibitions and publications. However, Bazovský in the role of a photographer will have his first solo exhibition at the SNG. There are several topical and compositional parallels between his shots and some of his drawings and paintings. Bazovský was not only interested in traditional rural topics – in this area, he was a somewhat rougher and more journalistic counterpart to Karol Plicka – but he also focused on various manifestations of the modern lifestyle: sports, tourism, travelling. He often portrayed his friends. »

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The dissonant heritage of extermination camps

Contrary to what is commonly feared in Poland, the interlocutors do not usually mean “Polish camps” nor suggest that Auschwitz, Treblinka or Majdanek were run by Poles. This is the view of a handful of dunces.  »

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The Cultural Heritage of the Reformation in Silesia

The Reformation significantly influenced the history of Silesia. It is a multi‑dimensional portrait, which depicts religious, cultural, political, and social realities, emphasizing not only the presence, but above all the contribution of Silesian Protestants to the development of almost all aspects of life. The exhibition will debate the common Protestant stereotypes (that a Protestant is always German, for example), present the complexity of the Reformation movement, and encourage the viewer to form their own questions, reflections and thoughts. »

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Szczecin Avant-garde

The exhibition Szczecin Avant‑garde gathers the works of contemporary artists associated with the Department of Painting and New Media of the Fine Arts Academy in Szczecin, who are working through the ideas of classic avant‑garde. It is presented within the frame‑ work of the local context, specifically the history of two institutions that originated from the urban middle class – the museum and art school. Opposition to these two institutions and the ensuing reform were the basis of the avant‑garde project of the early 20th century. »