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Newsletter 3/2004 (22ed April 2004)





from 26th April
Martin Creed. Works, installations, objects.

Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej
Zamek Ujazdowski 
Al. Ujazdowskie 6
tel. +48 (22) 628 12 71-3 
+48 (22) 628 76 83
fax:+48 (22) 628 95 50

British artist Martin Creed creates objects, installations in public space, texts and musical compositions. In his works he uses materials common to everyday life, including medical tape, A4 sheets of paper, balloons filled with air, and bits of wall putty. Martin Creed is a winner of the prestigious Turner Prize, which he received in 2002. He declares that his work is an expression of interest in "nothing in particular." 
Creed's visual works are strictly linked to his music. His exhibition at the CCA was preceded by a concert featuring the artist and his band at Warsaw's Jazzgot Club midway through February of this year. 
Exhibition organized in co-operation with The British Council.


from 20th April
Ars Longa. Collection of the European Academy of Arts.

Teatr Wielki - Muzeum Teatru Wielkiego
Plac Teatralny 1
tel. +48 (22) 69 20 200,
faks: +48 (22) 826 04 23, 826 50 12,
An exhibition presented in Reduta Rooms, in National Theatre Museum is a presentation of 100 works by more than twenty contemporary artists – professors of the European Academy of Arts in Warsaw, including Agata Stomma, Kiejstut Bereźnicki, Antoni Fałat, Andrzej Sadowski, Franciszek Starowieyski


from 14th May
Olympiad. Sport in Greek Art.

Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie
Al. Jerozolimskie 3, 
tel: +48 (22) 621 10 31
fax: +48 (22) 622 85 59

An exhibition is organized in connection with next Olympic Games in Athens in 2004. The aim of it is to present connections between Olimpic movement and Greek idea of education through sport. The works presented in The National Museum are gathered by world famous museums: Luwr, Staatliche Museen in Berlin, The National Museum in Warsaw,Czartoryski Museum in Cracow, The National Museum in Szczecin and Museum Hermitage in St.Petersburg. 


till 16th May
In the Eden Garden - Marc Chagall

Muzeum Narodowe we Wrocławiu
Plac Powstańców Warszawy 5,
tel/fax: +48 (71) 343 56 43

Moshe Segal, who comes from the place where cows fly, fish play on violin, lovers rise into the air, wrote his magic chapter in a history of art under the name Marc Chagall.
All the works presented on this exhibition are gathered by Museum of Marc Chagall in his hometown - Witebsk in Ukraine.

15 May
7. Blues Brothers Day

Teatr Polski
ul.G.Zapolskiej 3,
tel. +48 (71) 316 07 00 
fax: +48 (71) 316 07 03

It is seventh edition of this international blues festival. This time it is organized under the sign of women in blues. The shining star of this year festival is Shemiekia Copland from Chicago, the best blues singer nowadays. On the stage will also perform Ela Mielcarek, who after years of absence is back in Poland. .


29 April

Teatr Rozrywki
ul. Konopnickiej 1 
tel.+48 (32) 346 19 30 
fax.+48 (32) 346 19 39 

This is final concert of blues festival <<Blustracje>>. On the stage will perform winners of Blues Top 2003 and the star of the night - The Nighthawks. First part it is concert of prize-winners: Magda Piskorczyk, Sławomir Wierzcholski, Leszek Cichoński, Jerzy Styczyński, Jan Kyks Skrzek, Patchwork. J. J. Band - Band of the Year and an author of Blues Album of the Year "Good Day For the Blues". 
The star of the night is The Nighthawks, band from Washington, which during last 30 years released over 20 albums.



from 24th May 
11. Bydgoszcz Opera Festival

Opera Nova - Państwowa Opera w Bydgoszczy
ul. Gdańska 20, 
Nowy gmach ul. Focha 5, 
tel. +48 (52) 325 49 31
fax:+48 (52) 322 59 50

This 11th edition of the one of the largest Polish festivals of opera, operetta and ballet from throughout the country and the entire world will open with a presentation of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca performed by the ensemble of the Bydgoszcz-based Opera Nova and directed by Laco Adamik.
Festival guest this year is the Ballet du Capitole is one of the best dancing group in France.


from 4th May 
Idea. Leonardo da Vinci. Genius and His Machines 

Zielona Brama 
Długi Targ 24
Agencja Kontakt 
ul. Czyżewskiego 38
tel./fax: +48 (58) 554 83 12

The exhibition named Idea Leonardo da Vinci. Genius and His Machines will present a variety of the master's achievements in differed branches of science, including human anatomy, architecture, mechanics, hydrodynamics, aerodynamics. 
Preparing the exhibition took Italian scholars and archivists several years. Leonardo's drawings and sketches, collected in the famous Codices, served as blueprints for building a few dozen models of machines and devices invented by the master. The models were created by qualified craftsmen supervised by the scholars, and they were made using the tools, materials, and techniques available in the Renaissance.
Along with the machines, the exhibit will showcase Leonardo's studies of human anatomy, illustrated with the master's pictures; and models of his architectural designs. Additionally, during the exhibition a semi-documentary about Leonardo's life will be shown in a separate room. Special computer programs at several computer stations will enable setting Leonardo's devices in motion.


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