Polish contemporary painter and film-maker Wilhelm Sasnal is renowned for his incongruous and quietly unsettling portrayals of our collective surroundings and history. His work has been inspired by visual information derived from various sources and contexts, including the mass media, television, the Internet, and the press. Sasnal’s works are included in the most renowned collections in the world, among them the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Tate Modern, London; the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the Sprengel Museum, Hannover; the Beyeler Foundation, Riehen; the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Sasnal has held individual exhibitions at the Kunsthalle, Zürich; Camden Arts Centre and Whitechapel Gallery, London; K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf; and Haus der Kunst, Munich. He has also participated in numerous collective exhibitions across the globe.
Lamia Joreigeb. Beirut, 1972