In October 2016, the Municipal Gallery bwa in Bydgoszcz initiates Bydgoszcz Academy of Art. As in the previous years, there will be lectures on contemporary art. This year’s edition will also include lectures on collecting and presenting contemporary art.
Lectures of the Bydgoszcz Academy of Art will focus on issues related to the conviction of the fundamental community of all fields of art, mutual interaction of visual arts with literature, theatre, music. They will touch upon the matters related to the popularity and availability of visual arts, art market, collecting, they will present the most important Polish museums and galleries of modern art, will show the place of Polish artists in the spectrum of world art.
DATES OF LECTURES – BYDGOSZCZ ACADEMY OF ART 2013/14:
26.10.2016 – Karolina Leśnik, Collecting relations
16.11.2016 – Jerzy Brukwicki, On specific ways of presenting independent art in the 1980s.
30.11.2016 – Anna Kroplewska-Gajewska, Painting and graphics art by Stanisław Borysowski
07.12.2016 – Barbara Chojnacka, graphics art in Bydgoszcz. Tradition and modernity
14.12.2016 – Dr. Dorota Żaglewska, Art market, or economy gone awry
04.01.2017 – Jerzy Brukwicki, On the history of collections of socialist-realist art, and what happened to them after 1989
18.01.2017 – Tomasz Sińczak, The art of Igor Mitoraj – or antiquity in modern times
01.02.2017 – Tomasz de Rosset, Can we still collect art?
15.02.2017 – Dr. Agnieszka Wysocka, Architecture in the service of art – contemporary museums and galleries
01.03.2017- Anna Kroplewska-Gajewska, Shoes in the art of the 20th century
22.03.2017 – Dr. Joanna Bielska-Krawczyk, Anthropological and cultural contents in the paintings from the collection of the Regional Museum in Toruń
12.04.2017- Magdalena Dworak-Mróz, Passion or obsession? The madness of collecting
26.04.2017 – Barbara Chojnacka, Collecting contemporary graphics in the Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz
10.05.2017 – Anna Kroplewska-Gajewska, Collection of Polish art of the second half of the 20th century using the Toruń museum as an example
24.05.2017 – Dr. Joanna Bielska-Krawczyk, Presentation of art in literature
07.06.2017 – Dr. Piotr Tołoczko, Mistake – a gesture of crossing. Some remarks about the role of mistakes and errors in the creative process
21.06.2017 – Jerzy Brukwicki, About the most important existing collections of independent art of 1980s, where they can be found
all the lectures will be held at the Municipal Gallery bwa in Bydgoszcz, 20 Gdańska St., 6pm