Sektion 11: Gastsektion Polen
Patryk Tomaszewski, New York

"Form and Content": Felicjan Szczęsny-Kowarski and the Evolution of Polish Socialist Realism

Abstract forthcoming
Kurzbiografie Patryk Tomaszewski
2011–2014B.A. (hons), Art History and German, Fordham University
2014–2016M.A., Art History and Archaeology, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
since 2016Adjunct Lecturer in Art History, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
Ph.D. Candidate, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (“Socialist Realism on View: State-Sponsored Exhibitions of Art in Poland, 1949–1959”)
Forschungs- bzw. Arbeitsschwerpunkte Western modern art; Eastern European and Russian modern art; Socialist Realism; European art under totalitarian regimes
  • Wojciech Fangor’s Movement in the Early 1960s, in: Wojciech Fangor: The Early 1960s, Ausst.-Kat. Heather James Fine Art, New York 2018, S. 4–11.
  • The Many Lives of El Lissitzky’s Proun 19D (1920 or 1921), in: post. Notes on Modern and Contemporary Art Around the Globe 2019 (
  • Chains and Crosses: The Political Iconography of Xawery Wolski’s Dark Series (1988–1992), in: Vincenza Russo (Hg.): Xawery Wolski, Mailand 2020, S. 29–43.
  • Henryk Stażewski’s Path to Reliefs, 1950–1959, in: Henryk Stażewski. Constructing Reliefs, Ausst.-Kat. The Kościuszko Foundation, New York 2021, S. 12–28.