Henryk Stažewski

1894, Warsaw, Poland – 1988, Warsaw, Poland


Composition, 1964

Acrylic on plywood, 66 x 40 x 6 cm

Acquisition: Gift

Reference: 00334



Henryk Stażewski (pronounced: /stəʒɛfsk/ STa-zhef-skee; 9 January 1894 – 10 June 1988) was a Polish painter, visual artist and writer. Stażewski has been described as the “father of the Polish avant-garde” and is considered a pivotal figure in the history of constructivism and geometric abstraction in Central and Eastern Europe.

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