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Australian landscape, 1918 Flight (detail), 1921-22 Portrait of Ignacy Wasserberg, 1910 Portrait of Anna Nawrocka, 1925 Portrait of Nina Stachurska, 1930 Portrait of Maria and Wlodzimierz Nawrocki, 1926
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200 words The briefest of biographies, but interesting nonetheless.
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>400 words this is a very nice page about Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz with a brief biography and a list of his works in a chronological order.It also shows several pictures of his paintings including one self-portrait.
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190 words Program notes describing the events of the early years of his adulthood.
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1,250 words Born in Russian-occupied Warsaw, he moved with his family to Zakopane at the age of five were he was brought up by his staunchly anti-institutional father ...
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510 words The artist's biography from the Grove Dictionary of Art.
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610 words Time-line.
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275 words Biographical poem by D.S. Black
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1,175 words A biographical sketch.
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1,850 words A short biography and a bibliography of the author.
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3,820 words An article which explores the relationship between the two young men and speculates on its possible homoerotic aspects.
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920 words A short biography by Prof. Roman Solecki
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A biography which discusses Witkacy, one of the leading members of Poland's poetic and artistic avant-garde of the first half of the 20th century, as a painter, photographer, art theorist, philosopher, and dramatist. The article also recounts his eccentric lifestyle..
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Photography
Painting
450 words English translation of a Polish webpage posted by Janusz Mrozkowiak. Principally focused on Witkacy's dramatic output and his challenge as a talented precursor of the theater of the absurd.
Biography
Theater
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 Polish translation of an article that appeared in the Australian Slavonic and East European Studies (ASEES), Vol. 4 (Nos. 1/2), 1990, pp. 69-89. Copiously illustrated, the page deals with, inter alia, Witkacy's plays: Mother; The Madman and the Nun; and Gyubal Wahazar. It also presents biographical information and discusses his philosophy.
Biography
Theater
80 words A small capsule which points out that Witkacy created a theatre of the absurd decades before Beckett or Ionesco.
Theater
390 words Notes on Witkacy's concept of Pure Form
Theater
Philosophy
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Lecture given by Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz on 29 December 1921, at the Maly Theater in Warsaw.
Theater
Philosophy
500 words An excerpt from Witkacy's writings. The passage underlines what is tragic in the existence of any artist, but also emphasize the permanence of art.
Philosophy
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The site is devoted to Witkiewicz, usually known by his pseudonym Witkacy. It presents his beliefs, vita, list of main works, selected bibliography and his letters to the philosopher, Kazimierz Twardowski. It features images of 12 of his paintings with titles and dates.
Philosophy
Painting
260 words A short review of the artist's development, directions, and concepts.
Painting
1,730 words An examination of the relationship of Witkacy to the Krakow group of Formists.
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 An extensive website (over 60 pages) of the Polish National Museum in Warsaw devoted to Witkacy.
Painting
12 paintings 12 paintings by Witkacy
Painting
18 images  18 images of portraits and other paintings by Witkacy.
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8 paintings
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Eight of Witkacy's paintings and a 225 word biography presented by The Gallery of Polish Paintings.
Painting
Biography
700 words A description of Witkacy's achievements and successes in photography. Plus two photographic portraits.
Photography
1,890 words A review of Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz's novel, Insatiability.
Literature
4,400 words An analysis of Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz's novel, Insatiability. The analysis by David A. Goldfarb seeks to reconcile the social implications of the novel with the psychological. It. was first published in The Polish Review in 1992.
Literature
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