This is the
official gallery of Władysław Hasior. Born in 1928 in Nowy Sącz,
Hasior graduated State Highschool of Art Techniques in Zakopane in
1952, where he learned under the prominent teacher and artist, Antoni
Kenar. He got diploma in Academy in Fine Arts in Warsaw under prof.
Marian Wnuk in 1958. Year later, he worked in Ossip Zadkine's atelier
in Paris. At this point he already was associated with State
Highschool of Art Techniques in Zakopane, where he worked as a
teacher of next generations of students.
From 1959 he participated in every
regional Zakopane artist ehxibitions and Art School Complex painters
performances. In 60s and 70s, Władysław Hasior showed his works on
many national and foreign exhibitions. While travelling much, he
visited Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Holland, France, Italy,
Austria, West Germany, Urugway and Argentina. In Zakopane he
organized many art events like February Graphical Salons, March
Painting Salons, Art Film Reviews. He's also an author of original
monuments and outdoor sculptures. Fire, water and sounds are
important components of those structures. He created Scandinavian
Chariot sculpture in 1972 Sweden. He also worked in theater as stage
His works were transported from small
workshop to the gallery by Jagiellońska street in 1984. The gallery
was located inside former resting site of "Warszawianka"
sanatorium, built by Wacław Nowakowski in 1935. Wooden resting site
had two floors, glazed from south. Thanks to this transformation, the
multilevel ehibitional interiors were created, often used as concert
halls and living rooms or atelier of Hasior. The Gallery was
inaugurated in february 1985.
In Władysław Hasior Gallery many
object found their place, like banners, spacial compositions,
sculptures made from many materials, everyday items, often junk which
gained new meanings in artists' hands. Bearing metaphoric, funny and
contrary titles, they provoke reflection on modern world and art.
Władysław Hasior died in Zakopane on
th july 1999. During his life, the Gallery was a place
of his meetings with arts. Many contemporary painters, sculpturers
and photographers were present in its temporal exhibition sector.
Tickets normal – 7 zł concession – 5,5 zł
– 20 zł + entry tickets, phone reservation at +48 18 20 668 71
saturday from 10.00 to 18.00
sunday from 9.00 to 15.00