*A lecture in the series “Decades of Contrasts” organized by the Art Tranfser Foundation.
Kuna and Wittig are the names of leading Polish sculptors of the interwar period. Although they have a lot in common and common points can be found in their biographies, they presented different aesthetics, remaining in the service of the authorities, the salon or working for the aesthetics of public spaces.
Presenter: Paweł Bień - art historian, culture expert, poet. He graduated from Interdisciplinary Individual Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the universities of Wrocław and Warsaw. He regularly collaborates with the National Museum in Warsaw and the Fryderyk Chopin Institute. He has been a guest lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, art exhibition offices and several Universities of the Third Age. He is the author of the poetry book Light Sensitivity.