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Exhibition October 26, 2018 − March 17, 2019

Welcome: Poland! Independence 1918

Exhibition“Greet: Poland! Independence 1918 " dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Poland’s independence. Its main prerequisite is the confrontation of artistic representations of historical and political events with the transformations of Polish art on the threshold of a revived state.

The exhibition presents works by Jacek Malczewski, Zofiya Strynska, Tadeusz Makovski, Witold Voitkevich and many other artists living both in Poland and in other places. The war and the struggle for the independence of Poland are presented, as well as its main characters, immortalized in paintings and portraits of Wojciech Kossak, Stanislav Fabiysky, Wladyslaw Vanka, Leopold Gottlieb and Leon Vychulkovsky.

A separate section of the exhibition is devoted to the Polish-Soviet war and its image in art and propaganda. The culmination of the exhibition was the creation of the Sejm in 1919.