1943 - 2018
Edward Dwurnik is an outstanding Polish painter and graphic artist and one of the most recognisable personalities of Polish contemporary art. His oeuvre is considered ironic and grotesque, and includes expansive painting cycles focusing on recurrent social, political, and social motifs, produced in multiple versions, often simultaneously. His work was exhibited at the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw; Bunkier Sztuki, Kracow; MOCAK, Cracow; Schaulager, Basel; Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw; Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; documenta, Kassel; Sydney biennial; Museum of Art, Indianapolis; Museum moderner Kunst, Vienna; Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan; and many others. His work also features in many private and public collections at home and abroad.