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The labyrinth is a recurring theme in Łukasz Majcherowicz’s art. With each painting the artist ventures deeper on the journey into his unconscious, down the byways of reality. He tries to understand himself and the world. He poses questions but offers no answers.

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Łukasz Majcherowicz

Meander

November 2018

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Come Melancholia, Come!

A crowd of faces, conversations and wine tasting. The atmosphere of von Trier’s movies. Instead of a conventional reportage from the vernissage, the photographer Ewa Pfanhauser presents us with a series of intriguing and atmospheric photographs.

She converts vernissage poses and situations. There is some oddity, expectations, suspense, something of the atmosphere of an Apocalypse. Charlotte Rampling could propose a toast: ‘Have fun! While you can!’

The mystery of the series partially stems from the iPhone’s Hipstamatic application. How can you filter luxury to make it look more decadent and even more luxurious? How can you turn a crowd of ordinary people into a swarm of exotic insects? The thrill of destruction, the power of creation. The photographer can feel it and the iPhone is merely a tool.

You may also watch footage by Szczepan Ociepa shot during the vernissage. It’s his studio that produces wonderful short films on our painters.

Łukasz Majcherowicz

Łukasz Majcherowicz

Born in 1965 in Warsaw. Studied first at the State College of Visual Arts in Poznan and then at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Graduated in 1991 under tutorage of Prof Stefan Gierowski and Prof Edward Tarkowski. He works as a teaching assistant at the mural painting workshop at his alma mater.