II Galician Contemporary Art Auction
March 15 - March 17, 2018
The Second Galician Contemporary Art Auction is hosted in the spectacular interiors of the VITKAC Commercial Center in Warsaw. At the auction, we present works of contemporary classics, leading representatives of Polish art from the second half of the twentieth century and younger artists with a well-established position on the art market.
Exhibition of auction objects
VITKAC, Centrum Konferencyjno-Biznesowe, 5th floor
ul. Bracka 9, Warsaw
March 15 - March 17 (Thursday - Saturday) from 12pm to 6pm
In our offer you will find nearly 50 works of the most interesting artists of Polish contemporary art. In the catalog, the oil works of Jerzy Duda-Gracz and Franciszek Starowieyski and the computer graphics of Zdzisław Beksiński occupy a significant place, which are very popular among collectors. Our auction is an opportunity for a closer encounter with the avant-garde art of Henryk Stażewski. There will be works by members of the Krakow Group: Teresa Rudowicz, Kazimierz Mikulski, Jerzy Nowosielski and Jadwiga Sawicka, who studied in the studio of prof. Nowosielski at the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts. Noteworthy is Paweł Althamer's facility and a lithographies by Mirosław Bałka from the Edition Copenhagen portfolio.
The works of the members of the famous Ładnie group will be auctioned: an unusual work by Marcin Maciejowski - a mural from the "Piękny Pies" club, an early graphic of Rafał Bujnowski, as well as a notebook with drawings by Wilhelm Sasnal.
The accent of critical art at our auction will be the cycle of Katarzyna Górna's photographs and the objects of Łukasz Surowiec, an artist nominated this year for the "Polityka Passports" award and the finalist of the "Spojrzenia" competition organized by Deutsche Bank and the Zachęta National Art Gallery. Sculpture collectors will certainly be interested in the work of Alicja Żebrowska. At the auction you will also find two paintings by Norman Leto, the creator of the well-known film "Photon" and the laureate of the "Polityka Passport" in the category of visual arts.
Among the works available at the auction are also recognized creators associated with the Penerstwo group in Poznań: Magdalena Starska and Wojciech Bąkowski. The younger generation is represented by artists born in the 80s like Natalia Bażowska, Xawery Deskur Wolski, Andrzej Żygadło, Radek Szlaga, Tomek Kowalski, Agnieszka Polska and Bartosz Kokosiński - multiple winner of the first place in the Compass of Young Art ranking.
The second edition of the Galician Contemporary Art Auction is also an opportunity to acquire images of the best artists associated with the street art trend, such as Sławek ZBIOK Czajkowski, Chazme or Sepe.
During the auction, thanks to the publishing house Prószyński i S-ka, the most spectacular auctions, will be rewarded with the publication "Detoks. Zdzisław Beksiński, Norman Leto. Correspondence, conversation", which presents the relationship of artists and their inspirations.