Andrzej Tuźnik: people as anonymous points in the urban landscape

Andrzej Tuźnik was born in 1974 in Poland. In 2000 he graduated the Faculty of Arts from Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, obtaining an MA diploma in painting, with the Dean’s Distinction Award. He worked as an artist painter in Juliusz Osterwa Theatre in Lublin, between 1998 and 2005. Currently lives and works as a designer in Gdansk. Exhibitions: Gallery 31 – Lublin, Juliusz Osterwa Theatre in Lublin, Autograph 2001 – the Museum of Lublin, Polsk Konst – Malmö, Spring artists – Pruszcz Gdanski, Artbistro Stalowa 52 – Warsaw. Participation in auctions of art, held by Sopot Auction House, NEXT Gallery in Bydgoszcz, STALOWA Gallery in Warsaw, DESA – The Auction House and Gallery in Cracow, The DNA Gallery in Wroclaw, Pragaleria in Warsaw. Artwork in many private collections. A member of The Association of Polish Artists and Designers.

‘Places’ is a selection of paintings depicting mostly the outline of cities where people are just an anonymous point in the landscape. We can only guess what emotions they are experiencing and what relations are between them. The observer just captures moments stood still in time. Stillness, apparent in every piece , is not only just an emotional state but also a tool to explore the aesthetic form. Aiming at a synthesis and removing unnecessary details is meant to guide the essence of surrounding reality and perceived impressions. As a result the theme is one of emergence, a reason to discover ourselves, our emotions and needs.

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