“(Self-Portrait in Red)”; undated; watercolor, gouache, paper; 
29.5 × 41.7 cm; private collection
“(Self-Portrait in Red)”; undated; watercolor, gouache, paper; 
29.5 × 41.7 cm; private collection
Curators
Wojciech Grzybała

Wojciech Grzybała

Wojciech Grzybała is a graduate of the Institute of Art History, University of Warsaw, an art dealer, and a journalist. His area of interest is Polish art from the 1890s (Young Poland) to the 1980s. He was curatorial assistant and co-producer of the exhibition Andrzej Wróblewski. To the Margin and Back (Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 2010). In 2012, Grzybała co-founded the Andrzej Wróblewski Foundation, of which he is president. He co-curated Andrzej Wróblewski. Constantly Looking Ahead (National Museum, Kraków, 2012–13) and coedited the artist’s monograph, Avoiding Intermediary States. Andrzej Wróblewski (1927–1957) (2014). He is currently working on the catalogue raisonné of Andrzej Wróblewski’s work. Wojciech Grzybała is a member of the Association of Friends of the National Museum in Warsaw.

Marko Jenko

Marko Jenko

Marko Jenko holds a PhD in art history and a bachelor’s degree in French language and literature from the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. Since 2010, he has been a curator of twentieth-century art, focusing especially on Slovenian and Yugoslav modernism and the regional historical avant-gardes, at Slovenia’s national museum of modern and contemporary art Moderna galerija (MG+MSUM) in Ljubljana. He has curated many exhibitions, including the first survey exhibition of the visual arts in 1930s Yugoslavia, On the Brink: The Visual Arts in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1929–1941), in 2019 at Moderna galerija. In his theoretical work, he focuses primarily on topics that connect art, art history, psychoanalysis, and philosophy. Jenko is also a translator and has so far translated works by Gérard Wajcman, Jacques Lacan, Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Rancičre, Monique David-Ménard, Jean Starobinski, John Berger, David Freedberg, and others into Slovenian.

Magdalena Ziółkowska

Magdalena Ziółkowska

Magdalena Ziółkowska holds a PhD in art history and is an independent curator. From 2006 to 2010, she was guest curator at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, where she curated: Notes From the Future of Art: Selected Writings of Jerzy Ludwiński (2007) and Andrzej Wróblewski. To the Margin and Back (2010). She worked at Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź from 2008 to 2014, where she organized projects including Art Always Has Its Consequences (2008–10), Working Title: Archive (2008–09), Sanja Iveković: Practice Makes the Master (2009), Eyes Looking for a Head to Inhabit (co-curator, 2011), and Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin: Incidents, Events, Circumstances, Accidents, Situations (co-curator, 2013–14). From 2015 to 2018, she was director of the Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art in Kraków, where she curated Ines Doujak. Masterless Voices (2017), among other projects. Since 2012, she has been vice-president of the Andrzej Wróblewski Foundation, which she co-founded with Wojciech Grzybała. She co-curated Andrzej Wróblewski. Constantly Looking Ahead (National Museum, Kraków, 2012–13), and co-edited the artist’s monograph, Avoiding Intermediary States. Andrzej Wróblewski (1927–1957) (2014). Recent projects include editing the reader Plasticity of the Planet. On Environmental Challenge for Art and Its Institutions (2019). Since 2020 she has been a contributor to Artforum magazine.

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