About artist

Born in 1946 in Łódź, Poland. Studied Painting in Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Filmed several features concerned with art and architecture in early seventies. Artist-in- Residence in Amsterdam in 1978/79 and 1982 invited by the Stedelijk Museum and in 1994, invited by De Pont Foundation. In 1995/96 Artists’ Residency in Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin. In 1981 he has moved to the U.S. Since 2001 lives and works in Warsaw. In 2015/16 guest professor at the Painting Department of Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts.

 
Selected One-Person Exhibitions:
Kolory szumu, Galeria Ego, Poznań, 2016
Alice in Saxon Garden, (sound installation), National Gallery of Art Zachęta, Warsaw, 2014
Polin and other Landscapes, (paintings, works on paper, installations) Galeria Le Guern, Warsaw, 2013
Włodzimierz Jan Zakrzewski, (retrospective), National Museum, Poznan, 2011
Line and Stroke, Galeria aTak, Warsaw, 2010/2011
Bang, Bang! (Pif-paf!) (paintings and installation), Galeria Le Guern, Warsaw, 2008
Ciecierski/Zakrzewski, Czwarty raz razem, State Gallery of Art (with Tomasz Ciecierski), Sopot, 2006
From Warsaw to Lodz – and Beyond, Upper Silesian Museum, Bytom, 2006
Jan Zakrzewski – Memories, modern 06, Residenz, Munich, 2006
Not far from Lodz, Galeria Ego, Poznań, 2005
Sky over Berlin (installation) and painting exhibition, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 2004
Włodek on the Balcony, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, 2004
Vuoti di Memoria, Istituto Polacco, Rome, 2004
Sky over Berlin (installation), Center of Contemporary Art – Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, 2004
Sky over Poznań (installation), CK Zamek, Poznań, 2003
Paintings 1949 – 2003, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, 2003
Paintings and Drawings, Galeria Ego, Poznań, 2002
Obrazy z lat 90., Galeria Arsenał, Białystok, 2001
Points of Reference (retrospective), Dunikowski Museum, National Museum Branch, Warsaw, 2000
My Landscape, TZ’Art & Co., New York, 1998
Galerie Franck + Schulte, Berlin, 1997
Yellow Landscape, Zachęta National Gallery, Warsaw, 1996
TZ'Art & Co., New York, 1996
Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, 1994
Galerie Franck + Schulte, Berlin, 1994
Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, 1993
Wetering Galerie, Amsterdam, 1990
Drawings of the 1980s, Brooklyn Museum, New York, 1989
Ralph Kleinsimlinghaus, Düsseldorf, 1988
Wetering Galerie, Amsterdam, 1987
Marlene Eleini Gallery, London, 1987
Paintings and Drawings 1978 – 1987, Haags Gemeentemuseum and Museum Bochum, 1987
Vanderwoude/ Tananbaum Gallery, New York, 1987
Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague, 1987
Ralph Kleinsimlinghaus, Düsseldorf, 1986
Wetering Galerie, Amsterdam, 1985
Galerie Nouvelles Images (with T. Ciecierski), The Hague, 1985
Vanderwoude/ Tananbaum Gallery, New York, 1985
Galerie Artek, Helsinki, 1984
Wetering Galerie, Amsterdam, 1983
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, 1981
Galerie Artek, Helsinki, 1981
Three Years After, Galeria Krytyków (with T. Ciecierski), Warsaw, 1981
Galerie Jack Visser, Amsterdam, 1981
Galeria MDM, Warsaw, 1981
Galeria Zapiecek, Warsaw, 1979
Galeria Krytyków (with T. Ciecierski), Warsaw, 1978
Waino Aaltonen Museum, Turku, 1976
Galerie Artek, Helsinki, 1976
Galeria Zapiecek, Warsaw, 1976
Carlton Gallery, New York, 1974
Galerie Pinx, Helsinki, 1972
Klub Prasy (KMPiK) Nowy Świat, Warsaw, 1972

 
Selected Group Exhibitions:
Magia Kwadratu, State Gallery of Art, Sopot, 2016
Miejsce. Odsłona III. R.Maciejuk, L.Tarasewicz, W.J.Zakrzewski, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, 2016
Silence of the Sounds, Contemporary Museum, Wrocław, 2016
Spotkanie pokoleń, Salon Akademii, Warsaw 2016
Co powiedział świerszcz na plaży w Chałupach, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw 2016
Ceci n’est pas cette pipe, Propaganda, Warsaw, 2015
Porządek z chaosu / Order out of Chaos, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, 2015
Uwikłani w sztukę, National Museum, Gdańsk, 2014
Pendzle, Galeria BWA – Galeria Sztuki w Olsztynie, 2014
Grupa Pendzle – Desant, BWA Słupsk – Centrum Aktywności Twórczej w Ustce, 2014
Picture Against Pictures, BWA Słupsk – Galeria Kameralna, 2014
Tralabum and Mubalart, (sound installation) at Alice: Wonderland Across the Road,
National Gallery of Art Zachęta, Warsaw, 2014
Sein Oder Nichtsein. Das Zeitgenössische Porträt, Munich Modern, 2014
Zapisy Przemian 2, State Gallery of Art, Sopot, 2014
Złoty środek (Golden Ratio), Galeria Ego, Poznan, 2013
Małe jest wielkie, Propaganda, Warsaw, 2013
Contradictory Messages: Picture Against Pictures, Salon Akademii, Warsaw, 2012/13
Uśpiony kapitał / Latent Capital, Orangerie, Wilanow Palace Museum, Warsaw, 2012
Side by Side, Poland – Germany, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, 2011/2012
Distances – Aerial Spaces Between Mental Oceans, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, 2011
MAPS – Art Cartography in the Centre of Europe 1960 – 2011, Bratislava City Gallery, 2011
Painter’s House, Painter’s House, Męćmierz koło Kazimierza, 2011
Black Squares, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw, 2010
Eighteenth…, Pavilion of Polish History Museum, Warsaw, 2010
Wybór [Choice], State Gallery of Art, Sopot, 2010
Pokaz 4, Upper Silesian Museum, Bytom, 2010
Obrazy południa [Southern Images], Galeria aTak, Warsaw, 2009
10 lat galerii Ego, Galeria Ego, Poznan, 2009
Points of Reference, National Museum, Warsaw, 2008
Zabawy dużych chłopców, appendix2, Warszawa, 2008
Demos kratos – Władza ludu, Galeria BWA, Zielona Góra, 2007
Demos kratos – Władza ludu, Galeria Bielska BWA, Bielsko Biała, 2007
Polish Painting of the 21 st Century, Zachęta National Gallery, Warsaw, 2006/2007
Bez wernisażu [Whiteout opening], Galeria Ego, Poznan, 2006
In Poland, that is where? CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, Warszawa, 2006
Piętno Historii, CK Zamek, Poznań, 2006
Demos kratos – Władza ludu, Galeria Klimy Bocheńskiej – Fabryka Trzciny, Warsaw, 2006
Contemporary Tendencies, modern 05, Residenz, Munich, 2005
Egocentric, Immoral, Outmoded, Zachęta National Gallery, Warsaw, 2005;
Potencjał, Metropolitan Building, Warsaw, 2005
Warszawa –Moskwa / Москва –Варшава 1900 –2000, Tretiakovski Gallery, Moscow, 2005
Dziewęć Sił, National Museum, Warsaw, 2005
Warsaw – Moscow / Москва – Варшава 1900–2000, Zachęta, Warsaw, 2004/2005
Powinność i bunt, Zachęta, Warsaw, 2004
New New Yorkers, Galeria Klimy Bocheńskiej –Fabryka Trzciny, Warsaw, 2004
Henryk Stażewski and a Discourse on Rationalism, State Gallery of Art, Sopot, 2003
Władza Ludu (People’s Power), Galeria Arsenał, Białystok, 2002
Cztery pory roku, Muzeum Narodowe, Warsaw, 2000
Die Vier Jahrseszeiten, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, 2000
Polonia – Polonia, Zachęta, Warsaw, 2000
(un) comfortable surroundings, TZ'Art & Co. New York, 1999
War: Artists Bulletin Board, Postmasters Gallery, New York, 1999
Paperview, TZ'Art & Co. New York, 1997
Styki/Contact Prints, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, 1997
Open Studio, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 1996
Works from the Studio, De Pont Foundation, Tilburg, 1994
ART/OMI Exhibition, Omi, New York, 1994
Triangle Workshop, Pine Plains, New York, 1992
Berland Hall Gallery, New York, 1991
Robert Barry – Marianne Heske – W.J.Zakrzewski, Nahan Contemporary Gall., New York, 1990
Wo Bleibst Du, Revolution?, Museum Bochum, 1989
American Abstract Drawings 1930 – 1987, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, 1988
The European Attack, Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, 1984
Das Prinzip Hoffnung, Museum Bochum, 1983
Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, 1982
Castelli/Goodman/Solomon Gallery, East Hampton, NY, 1982
Kunst der Gegenwart aus Polen, Museum Simeonstift, Trier, 1979
Fourth Dimension, Osieki, Poland, 1978

 
Selected Collections:
National Museum in Warsaw; National Museum in Poznań; Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź;  Upper Silesian Museum, Bytom;National Gallery Zacheta, Warsaw; Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw; Center for Contemporary Art, Torun;  Muzeum Warmińskie, Olsztyn; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague; Brooklyn Museum, New York; Museum Bochum, Bochum; De Pont Foundation, Tilburg; Galeria Foksal Collection, Warsaw; Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Warsaw;
Warsaw University Library Prints & Drawings Collection; State Museum, New Jersey, Trenton;  Pfaltzgalerie, Kaiserslautern; Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock; Erazmus University, Rotterdam

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