New Mural Hits Praga
No other artist currently active in Poland has demonstrated the same ability to captivate the public in quite the same manner as Tytus Brzozowski. But though primarily known for his surreal, Warsaw-inspired watercolors, the last few months have seen the artist expand his portfolio in a most literal sense.... Read more
Foiled Again

Foiled Again

Insider News 3 October 2018 0

An acclaimed artist has thrust himself back into the limelight with a project that has seen a dilapidated building in Warsaw’s Praga district handed a new lease of life after being clad entirely in aluminum tin foil. Found on Ząbkowska 9, the tenement dates from 1870 but has stood... Read more
Painting The Town
Reviving the art of hand-painted ads, Good Looking Studio have done much to transform the walls of Poland since launching in 2008. Co-founder Karol Szufladowicz talks about his work… WI: Wall murals cost way more than standard billboards, so why are advertisers falling over themselves to hire you guys?... Read more
Dino Buddy!

Dino Buddy!

Features 21 October 2017 0

Found on Marszałkowska 41, for the last couple of years artist Mirella Von Chrupek has rented a display box once used by a cobbler to advertise his wares and utilized it to present seasonally changing ‘magical little worlds’. Of the recurring characters to have appeared in this tiny exhibition... Read more
Green To Warsaw (Part 2)

Green To Warsaw (Part 2)

Features 27 September 2017 0

September doesn’t just mean back to work / school / reality, it also means a new intake of expats taking their first baby steps in the city. So, for the benefit of the greenhorns and rookies, we take a closer look at Warsaw’s greener elements… Click for Part 1…... Read more
Artist: Dawid Majgat

Artist: Dawid Majgat

Features 6 September 2017 0

Warsaw-based artist Dawid Majgat talks about Republic ¥, a preposterous, self-invented parallel world inhabited by monsters and other creatures of his imagination. The Artist’s Statement “The concept of Republic ¥ envisions a colonial state in which the citizens are monsters. This absurd world acts as a sandbox, giving the... Read more
Travel: Łódź

Travel: Łódź

Features 17 August 2017 0

With its blackened chimney stacks, peeling tenements and disintegrating factories, Łódź is by no means the conventional choice for a weekend away. But what was once Poland’s second city has caught a second wind. Buoyed by an explosion of free thinking, its rehabilitation as one of Europe’s coolest mavericks... Read more
New Mural Rises
Work has begun on a new mural to commemorate the 1944 Warsaw Uprising. Covering an area of 250 sq/m, and costing approximately PLN 25,000, the piece will officially be unveiled on July 31st – the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the battle. Found on the wall running outside... Read more
Travel: Nadodrze

Travel: Nadodrze

Features 7 March 2017 0

Away from the tourists of Wroclaw’s Old Town, an artistic revolution is brewing in the neighborhood of Nadodrze… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Vivid, thrilling and disturbing. A classic of the counter-culture era, Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas is arguably one of... Read more
The Warsaw Reading List
Where once English-language sections of bookstores were dominated by ‘the war’, today an increasingly diverse range of titles do their bit to expose the different faces of the Polish capital. Polish Pills Fanny Vaucher Accompanied by the author’s own witty illustrations, Polish Pills views Warsaw through the eyes of... Read more