Władysław Strzemiński

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Władysław Strzemiński

Władysław Strzemiński (21 November 1893, Minsk – 28 December 1952, Łódź) was a Polish avant-garde painter of international renown.

During the 1920s he formulated his theory of Unism (Unizm in Polish). His Unistic paintings inspired the unistic musical compositions of the Polish composer Zygmunt Krauze. He is an author of a revolutionary book titled "The theory of vision." He was co creator of unique avant-garde art collection in Lodz gathered thanks to the enthusiasm of members of the “a.r.” group as Katarzyna Kobro, Henryk Stażewski (the artists) and Julian Przyboś and Jan Brzękowski (the poets).[1]

In postwar Łódź he was an instructor at the Higher School of Plastic Arts and design "Noeoplastic room" in Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź. where one of his students was Halina Ołomucki, survivor of the German concentration camps.[2]


  1. ^ "Afterimages of life. Wladyslaw Strzeminski and rights for art", red: Jaroslaw Lubiak, Paulina Kur-Maj, 2011, Lodz
  2. ^ Halina Olomucki, website of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. Retrieved 3 May 2012

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