Adam Bunsch 1939 - 1945
Adam Bunsch (1939-1945) - A Polish Soldier Artist (Poland, France, Britain). His life was a mirror of the history of the first half of XXth century Poland. A painter, a designer of stained glass windows, mosaics and polychromes, a specialist in Japanese style wood engravings, a ceramist, a stage designer, a graphic artist, and a draughtsman. Also, a playwright, an original thinker and a man of the deepest convictions and beliefs.
POSK, The Polish Catholic Mission of England & Wales and the Sikorski Institue and Museum have joined forces to present this joint retrospective exhibition of Bunsch works in their possession to awaken the memory of a man who impacted on so many from the young Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II, to visitors of the Paris 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne Exhibition and the New York World Fair in 1939 and many international dignitaries of his time.
In addition, his works can be found in Scotland, The Polish Army Museum in Warsaw, The Polish Museum of America in Chicago, the John Paul II Foundation in Rome and the Royal Collection to name but a few places The Polish Church of Our Lady of Czestochowa and St Casimir in London and some 44 churches in Poland .
We are delighted to have the support of the Bunsch family.
POSK Gallery, 7 January – 4 February 2012.
Private View – 2.30pm, Saturday 14 January 2012 in the presence of the artist’s grandson and his family.
R.S.V.P – POSK, phone Sekretary 020 8741 1940.
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