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Janina Konarska i jej związki z bydgoskim Muzeum Miejskim
Janina Konarska and Her Connections with the City Museum in Bydgoszcz

Author(s): Anna Nadolska
Subject(s): Cultural history, Studies of Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Janina Konarska; Polish graphic designer; City Museum; interwar period; Bydgoszcz
Summary/Abstract: At the beginning of the 1930s Janina Konarska (since 1934 the wife of poet Antoni Słonimski), Polish graphic designer of Jewish descent, presented her works in the City Museum. Bydgoszcz episodes in the life of the author of the woodcut Regattas, one of the finest graphic designers of the Second Polish Republic, constituted an important part of the rich activity of museum, influencing interwar life of city on the Brda river. This article covers contacts between Konarska and the City Museum in Bydgoszcz. Besides private life and artistic activities, which were an important part of interwar period activities of Polish women-graphics, the article describes participation of this famous artist in exhibitions as well as acquisition of her works by the museum in Bydgoszcz and the further fate of her works.

  • Page Range: 241-266
  • Page Count: 16
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Russian, Polish, Ukrainian