Polish Artists Recreate Traditional Slavic Head Wreaths With A Modern Twist

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Photographer Ula Kóska in collaboration with makeup artist Beata Bojda has made an incredible Slavic themed photo-shoot that features Polish (and Slavic) folklore elements. In Polish folk culture they used to wear wreaths and bunches of flowers that were a part of both religious and secular ceremonies such as marriage, funeral, festivals or Easter. They used a Handcraft paper handicraft if you are wonder, as this has been well known & traditional method of creating such wreaths in Poland. In their project they used techniques coming from Polish “Opoczno” area, although this technique it is also an integral part of Malopolska and sub-Carpathian tradition. Continue »

Polish Artist Gives A Modern Twist Into Drawings Of Slavic Folklore

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We know you love Slavic culture, we can feel your love for Poland and we understand your thirst for Slavic inspiration. Lucky for you we found out about this Polish artists, her name is Paulina Wach and she just loves the stuff she draws. Most of her art is inspired by Poland and Slavs in general so we should stop talking and start looking. Continue »

Polish Sculptor Makes Water Complete Her Bronze Fountain Sculptures

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When you hear the word “sculpture”, you unintentionally imagine something that stands still. Unless it goes with the name of this Polish sculptor Malgorzata Chodakowska, who creates these beautiful fountain sculptures out of bronze where the water plays an essential part in the whole structure. Continue »

“System Failure”: Controversial Illustrations By Polish Artist Mirror The Ugly Side Of World Economy And Modern Society

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This is the kind of thing we love to see in the morning; really well-composed, surreal mastery. Polish artist Igor Morski not only takes a figurative, photoreal approach, he creates the kind of fantastical situations and scenes that only the most peculiar of minds can really create. Quiles gets down and dirty with topics like modern society breakdown, world economy crysis and devaluation of attitudes. He’s got more powerful works spread across his various profiles, but not all of it is safe for work (NSFW) or suitable for minors, so be warned! Continue »

Into The Make-Believe World Of Polish Re-Enactors

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‘Warriors’ is a long-term project about people who are history or exotic culture buffs. Our heroes were found next to us. They are usual people like most of us are and they behave the same in everyday lives. Until the time they put on a costume — mostly made by themselves. Continue »

Agnė Kišonaitė Used 1,969 Nail Polish Bottles To Create This Work Of Art

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Lithuania-based artist Agnė Kišonaitė created this colorful piece of cosmetic art using 1,969 bottles of assorted nail polish. The project, which is titled ‘Glass Blowing’ is a large mural of a female’s face that emphasizes a set of large, red lips. Continue »

Polish Sports Stars Strip Off for Risqué Charity Calendar

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After all their blood, sweat and tears in the gym, who could blame some of Poland’s hottest sports stars for wanting to strip off to show the fabulous results of all that hard work? Some of the country’s hottest stars have gone as nature intended to reveal their chiselled physiques for a new charity photo project. The stunning photos show the stars performing their sports, only this time in their birthday suits. Continue »

Artists Gave Flowers To Irena Sendler, A Polish Nurse That Saved 2,500 Jewish Children During WW2

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Irena Sendler was a Polish nurse. She rescued approximately 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto. It was a great risk and sacrifice because Nazis sentenced to death for any help given to Jewish. Irena Sendler died in 2008, at the age of 98. Continue »

Elegant Greyscale Tattoos By Polish Tattoo Artist Kamil Czapiga

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Polish tattoo artist Kamil Czapiga takes a different approach when it comes to tattoos. He actually creates stunning works of art in just black ink. Continue »

Lego Minifigure Tattoos by Polish Tattoo Artist Max Pniewski

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These are portraits of people and animals, skulls, vampires, and a lot of Lego men. Talented Artist Max Pniewski gets a lot of tattoo requests from clients for Lego Minifigures of DC Comics superheroes and Star Wars characters. Some of the requests include portraits of people, animals, skulls, vampires, and as you may have guessed a lot of Lego men. Continue »

Polish Artist Covers City Streets In Intricate Lace Patterns

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Just because street art is a relatively modern development doesn’t mean that it should only feature modern artistic styles. NeSpoon, a street artist in Poland, creates beautiful pieces of street art that imitate intricate traditional lacework.

Nespoon doesn’t limit herself to just spray paint and stencils, either (as fantastic as they are). For some pieces, she has filled sidewalk cracks with cement that she then decorated with her elegant designs. For others, she has created webs of actual crocheted lace doilies in public spaces. Her art is proof that almost any sort of artistic medium can be brought into public spaces through street art.
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Rare White Lion Cubs Born at Polish Zoo


White lioness Azira lies in their cage with two of her three white cubs that were born last week in a private zoo in Borysew, in central Poland, on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. Zoo owner Andrzej Pabich says white lions often have defects the prevent giving birth, or the mother rejects her cubs, but two and a half-year-old Azira has been patiently feeding and caring for her little ones, as three and a half-year-old Sahim, who fathered them, watches from a neighboring cage. (Photo by Czarek Sokolowski/AP Photo) Continue »

73-Year-Old Polish Granny Deejays for Senior Citizen

There’s a 73-year-old granny in Poland who wants her fellow elderly to get off of their rockers and shake their booties.

Retired youth counselor Wika Szmyt, 73, of Warsaw, Poland, deejays at a city club three times a week, according to a Reuters report. Szmyt, who also deejays for younger audiences, plays rhythmic and sensual disco, rumba and samba songs for older people who want to kick up their heels.

Check out these photos of Szmyt working her magic at the DJ console — and seniors dancing along to it.

Wika Szmyt, 73, in her element at the DJ console. (Reuters / Kacper Pempel) Continue »

Something Fishy Going on at the Polish-Ukrainian Border

An aerial view shows the land art installation by Polish artist Jaroslaw Koziara as a part of the Land Art Festival on the field between Horodyszcze (Poland) and Warez (Ukraine), on Tuesday. The giant fish was created by seeding different kinds of plants on the field between the Polish and Ukrainian border. (Wojciech Pacewicz / EPA) Continue »

The Prince Of Surrealism Takes A Poetic Approach – The Worlds Of Rafał Olbiński

For more than three decades, the Polish-born illustrator, graphic designer, and surrealist painter Rafał Olbiński has lived and worked in New York, winning more than one hundred awards during his career for his imaginative acrylic paintings and distinct posters. Continue »