Jan de Weryha-Wysoczański

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Jan de Weryha-Wysoczański
Hamburg-Pomnik Polaków deportowanych z Powstania Warszawskiego.jpg
Warsaw Uprising Memorial in Hamburg, 1999
Born (1950-10-01)1 October 1950
Education Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk
Known for Sculpture

Jan Michał, 6th Chevalier de Weryha-Wysoczański-Pietrusiewicz[1] (born 1950), known as Jan de Weryha-Wysoczański, is a Polish sculptor[2][3] and Concrete artist.[4] He was born in Gdańsk.[2][3] From 1971 to 1976 he studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk.[2][3] Since 1981, he has been living and working in Hamburg.[2] In 1998, he won the 1st prize, the Prix du Jury, awarded by the Ministry of Culture of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg at the 'Salon de Printemps 98', Luxembourg.[2][3][5] In 1999, he created a monument in memory of the deportees of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising for the memorial to the victims of the Neuengamme Nazi concentration camp at Hamburg,[2][3][6][7] in 2012 a memorial for the Nazi forced labourers in Hamburg-Bergedorf.[8][9] He was represented by Galerie Kellermann in Düsseldorf.

Works in collections[edit]

Exhibitions (selection)[edit]

  • 1978 60th Anniversary of the Greater Poland Uprising in Art, City Gallery BWA Arsenał, Poznań
  • 1989 Autumn Salon, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg
  • 1990 Germany in Montana, Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula, Montana
  • 1993 Selected Art Work from the Federal Republic of Germany and The United States: A Traveling Exhibition, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, Montana
  • 1998 Spring Salon '98, Luxembourg Artist Center, Municipal Theater, Luxembourg
  • 2004 Raw Wood. Heiner Szamida, Helga Weihs, Jan de Weryha, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Wilhelmshaven
  • 2004 Jan de Weryha-Wysoczański – Wooden Cube from the Wooden Cube Series, Chapel Gallery, Polish Sculpture Center, Orońsko
  • 2005 Jan de Weryha-Wysoczański – Epiphanies of Nature in the Late-Modern World, Szyb Wilson Gallery, Katowice
  • 2005 Jan de Weryha-Wysoczański – Wood – Archive, Patio Gallery, Łódź
  • 2006 Jan de Weryha-Wysoczański – Revelations in Wood – Orońsko 2006, Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, Orońsko
  • 2006 XV International Sculpture Triennial – Sensitivity, "Zamek" Culture Center, Poznań
  • 2006 Jan de Weryha-Wysoczański – Revelations in Wood, City Gallery BWA, Jelenia Góra
  • 2008 Alphabet of the Sculpture DEF..., Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, Orońsko
  • 2009 Jan de Weryha-Wysoczański – Tabularium, Gdańsk City Gallery, Gdańsk
  • 2009 XVI International Sculpture Triennial – Crisis of the Genre, "Zamek" Culture Center, Poznań
  • 2010 Wood as Sculpture Material, Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, Orońsko
  • 2011 Hamburg Art Week 2011, Chilehaus, Hamburg
  • 2013 NordArt 2013, Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf
  • 2013 PROJECT BERLIN RELOAD, FACTORY-ART GALLERY, Berlin
  • 2015 Alphabet of the Sculpture VWZŹ..., Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, Orońsko
  • 2015 Mailights 2015: Günther Uecker, Otto Piene, Heinz Mack, Jan de Weryha, Manfred Binzer, Galerie Kellermann, Düsseldorf

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Adelige Häuser XXX, Limburg a. d. Lahn 2008, vol 145, pp. 412–420, ISBN 978-3-7980-0845-8
  2. ^ a b c d e f Encyklopedia polskiej emigracji i Polonii (Encyclopedia of the Polish Emigration and of the Poles Abroad), Toruń 2005, vol V, pp. 234–5, ISBN 83-89376-15-6
  3. ^ a b c d e Polak w świecie. Leksykon Polonii i Polaków za granicą (The Pole in the World, Encyclopedia of the Polish Living Abroad), Warsaw 2001, p. 336, ISBN 83-223-2693-9
  4. ^ Daniel Spanke, Strenges Holz. Heiner Szamida, Helga Weihs, Jan de Weryha, Bielefeld 2004, p. 7, ISBN 3-936848-05-X
  5. ^ Kürschners Handbuch der Bildenden Künstler. Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz, Munich 2005, vol II, p. 864, ISBN 3-598-24734-6
  6. ^ Taz Hamburg, 27 April 1999
  7. ^ Hamburger Abendblatt, 27 April 1999
  8. ^ Bild, 22 September 2012
  9. ^ Hamburger Morgenpost, 22 September 2012

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