Polish Avant-Garde, 1920–1945

April 9 — May 16, 1998

Ubu Gallery presented an exhibition of works in various media, including collage, graphic design, posters, painting, photography, and sculpture, along with the most comprehensive collection of Polish avant-garde books and periodicals ever offered for sale. The Polish avant-garde went through several different focuses between 1920 and 1945, and the range of styles and influences—Cubism, Expressionism, Polish folk tradition, Constructivism, “Utilitarianism,” “Functionalism,” as well as others—were evident in the works presented.

ARTISTS
Henryk Berlewi, Mieczylaw Berman, Janusz Maria Brzeski, Karol Hiller, Julian Lewin, Kazimierez Podsadecki, Henryk Stazewski, Wladyslaw Strzeminski, Samuel Szczekacz, Mieczyslaw Szczuka, Stefan Themerson, Stefan Wegner, Teresa Zarnower

PRESS
The New York Times / Photography Review / April 24, 1998 / Sarah Boxer / 1 reproduction
Time Out New York / Listings / May 7 – 14, 1998 / Carol Kino / 1 reproduction
The Art Newspaper / Dealer’s Gazette / May 1998 / M.M. / 1 reproduction
Kurier Plus / May 16, 1998 / Halina Jensen / 1 reproduction
Czeslaw Karkowski / “Sztuki Plastyczne” / April 17, 1998 / 1 reproduction
Slavic and East European Performance, Volume 18, #3 / “Polish Avant-Garde, 1920–1945” / Daniel Gerould / Fall 1998
NYArts / Listings & Maps / May 1998 / 1 reproduction

RESOURCES
Checklist
Press Release
Slavic and East European Performance , Volume 18, #3 / “Polish Avant-Garde, 1920–1945” / Daniel Gerould / Fall 1998