Paintings, sketches, fragments of performances, and self-portraits and portraits as well – these and other works by Stanisław Wyspiański from Friday can be seen in the Krakow museum devoted to his work. In total, there are about 200 pieces on display.
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The newly created Stanisław Wyspiański Museum, scheduled for Friday, is clearly a branch of the NMK, and is located in the building of the former granary at pl. Sikorski. It is here that visitors will see around 200 works by the painter, playwright and reformer of Polish theater.
The small spaces where the works were the artist’s works, cards were not removed. “We can see that Wyspiański looks great in intimate interiors; to is a model of a museum – an artist’s house, where we are creators, creators in large gallery spaces” – author of the NMK.
Jakowania Szczerski, in an institution that can take care of activities in all areas, in the manner of conservation, but at the same time there will be a connection with strangers.
The main part of the exhibition is focused on the first floor – there you will be able to see many works, look for those from the field of oil painting, through graphic design, to furniture and stained glass designs. Sketches for the polychrome of the Franciscan Church in Krakow, a new model of the Akropolis of stained glass windows in Wawel, motives for drawing projects, motifs, motifs and fabrics for the fabrics of the Medical Society.
“Here we have three framework themes: nature and religion, antiquity and history with the central motif of Wawel. It is important that for the first time we also have a room entirely devoted to works for the theater – with a theatrical costume, posters for Wyspiański’s plays later, and Most of all very interesting fragments were told by the performances “- Szczerski. The works presented here will be exchanged – the first shift is scheduled for 2023.
According to the NMK director, a visit to this place is a chance for “a very personal, intimate place with Wyspiański”. “A meeting with an artist who speaks to us directly. To take it, as if we were alone with his works. To a completely different Wyspiański than the one we always think about – as creators who look monumental in the interiors for which they were intended” – he noted .
A visit to the museum has the opportunity to find out how the works developed in this artist’s projects were created, incl. stained glass window “God the Father – Become”, see “Motherhood”, or other graphic and design works. “I think we will also see Wyspiański – the artist of the interior. (…) The variety of the three floors will reveal that it was a multilateral creation that spoke in a unique way on various topics “- according to Szczerski.
On the ground floor of the museum, there are Wyspiański’s self-portraits as well as images and pictures of his family – his wife and children, his friends, patrons and acquaintances. In addition, you can find works presenting the places where the artist lived and worked, incl. Krakow and Paris studios, Krakow streets and landscapes of suburban areas.
In the basement, however, there is a book collection with handwritten notes and first editions of editions of plays and works by other authors, for which Wyspiański made covers and illustrations. An important inauguration of the entire program is also the courtyard, where the organization of theater performances and the presentation of patronage works as well as those inspired by his works are planned.