paintings objects movies
The first meeting of the artists who share a specific attitude towards
the reality, took place in Galeria Bielska BWA in Bielsko-Biała,
June-July 2008. The Bydgoszcz exhibition is organised by: Municipal
Gallery bwa and the Association of Polish Artists, Bydgoszcz area.
They met each other in 2007, at a creative meeting in Ciążeń. Their
friendship grew through email correspondence; analysing each other’s
work, they found out certain coincidence, closeness of comprehension,
discovering and portraying the reality. Simple form, realism, a pinch of
grotesque are the ingredients that determine the way of their conceptual
art. They create because they want and have to, beyond fashion and
commercialism. In June and July 2008, they were guests of Galeria
Bielska BWA in Bielsko-Biała. This was their first artistic “meeting”.
In Bydgoszcz, Krzysztof’s home city, their second artistic adventure
will take place. (Elżbieta Kantorek) Krzysztof Gruse was born in 1957. in Bydgoszcz. He is a painter, poet,
member of the Association of Polish Artists, member of Artclub in
Cologne (Germany). Co-founder of the artistic group called “Szkoła
Bydgoska” (Krzysztof Gruse, Stanisław Stasiulewicz, Zbigniew Zieliński).
The author of the Theory of Averageness, the introduction to which he
presented in a book published in the Mózg club in 2000. “I love primers,
manuals, subpoenas and proclamations. I love them, because they’re
mock-ups of wisdom. I love flies. I decided that everything is always
Paweł Hajncel was born in 1967 in Łódź. He graduated from the Academy of
Fine Arts in Łódź. He says about himself: “student” of Jan Matejko,
Andrzej Łobodziński, Bohumil Hrabal, Peter Singer, Slavoj ¯iżka. Member
of independent artistic groups […]. He paints, does video art, draws
cartoons, creates murals. He assisted the art director for Jan Jakub
Kolski’s “Szabla od komendanta” (The Commander’s Sword), was a workman,
teacher, computer graphics designer, all that time remaining an artist
E. Kantorek describes the artists.
Exhibition: 2008.10.21 – 2008.11.08