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Decades with art. Lectures for seniors at the 30th anniversary of the ICC
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For thirty years, the Gallery of the International Cultural Centre at Rynek Główny 25 in Krakow has been presenting a selection of the most outstanding art, architecture and cultural phenomena of Central Europe. Max Ernst. An Ornithologist's Dreams, The Myth of Galicia, Košice Modernism and Andy Warhol. Contexts are the titles of just four out of one hundred and sixty exhibitions that took place over three decades in the gallery spaces of the ICC.

The 30th anniversary is an opportunity to recall selected moments from the ICC’s exhibition history together with the contexts that accompanied individual shows as part of the series of meetings for seniors Mature for Art inaugurated in 2011. The series of lectures titled Decades with Art is an original selection of topics, updated, extended and supplemented with a discussion of one – each time different – exhibition that will allow the participants to revisit the rich and varied activities of the International Cultural Centre.

Meetings are held on-line via Zoom platform, every last Monday of the month at 12.00. Participation in lectures is free of charge. To receive a link to participate, please send an application to the following e-mail address: warsztaty@mck.krakow.pl.

Programme: 

 March 29 at 12.00 – Architectural icons of the present day

Lecture referring to the exhibition Lviv, 24th June 1937. City, Architecture, Modernism presented at the ICC Gallery from December 1, 2017 to April 8, 2018.

 

 April 26 at 12.00 – "The sleep of reason produces monsters." Dadaism and Surrealism and the experiences of the First World War

Lecture referring to the exhibition Max Ernst. An Ornithologist’s Dreams presented at the ICC Gallery from May 30 to August 28, 2016.

 

 May 31 at 12.00 – Seeing Galicia

Lecture referring to the exhibition The Myth of Galicia presented at the ICC Gallery from October 10, 2014 to March 8, 2015.

 June 28 at 12.00 – Andreas Feininger and the composition of the city

Lecture referring to the exhibition Andreas Feininger. New York in the Forties, presented at the ICC Gallery from July 3 to August 29, 2010.

 

 July 26 at 12.00 – From Paul Nougé to Vítězslav Nezval – centres of surrealism outside Paris

Lecture referring to the exhibition Fidelity of images. René Magritte and photography presented at the ICC Gallery from April 18 to June 10, 2012.

 

 August 30 at 12.00 – Modernization in Czechoslovakia: Košice, Zlín, Prague

A lecture referring to the exhibition Košice Modernism presented at the ICC Gallery from September 16 to November 27, 2016.

 

 September 27 at 12.00 – Andy Warhol and his Time Capsules

Lecture referring to the exhibition Andy Warhol. Contexts presented at the ICC Gallery from December 11, 2012 to February 10, 2013.

 

 October 25 at 12.00 – A fight for influence – monuments

Lecture referring to the exhibition Adriatic Epopee. Ivan Meštrović presented at the ICC Gallery from July 25 to November 5, 2017.

 

 November 29 at 12.00 – The sound of colour

Lecture referring to the exhibition of M.K. Čiurlionis. Lithuanian Tale presented at the ICC Gallery from October 16, 2015 to January 31, 2016.

 

 December 27 at 12.00 – A race against time – the beginnings of photography

Lecture referring to the exhibition Tempus fugit. On time and transience presented at the ICC Gallery from March 2 to May 8, 2016.

Lecturer:

Małgorzata Jędrzejczyk - art historian, curator. She studied art history at the Jagiellonian University, Universität Wien and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. A graduate of the interdisciplinary study program Environment-Technology-Society (Jagiellonian University). Author of academic articles on art and architecture of the 20th century and publications in exhibition catalogues and magazines. Co-editor of the anthology obraz/ciało and volume titled Komponowanie przestrzeni. Rzeźby awangardy. Co-author and curator of the artistic and scientific program Exercising Modernity (Pilecki-Institut Berlin). As part of her doctoral dissertation prepared at the Institute of Art History of the Jagiellonian University, she conducts research on the concept of space in the work of Katarzyna Kobro.


The lecture programme is organised under the patronage of the Głos Seniora monthly. For more information about the programme contact us at: warsztaty@mck.krakow.pl.

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