Wilhelm Sasnal

born 1972

Wilhelm Sasnal, ‘Gaddafi 3’ 2011
Gaddafi 3 2011
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Wilhelm Sasnal (born December 29, 1972) is a Polish painter, photographer, poster artist, illustrator and filmmaker. Sasnal received his diploma of painting in 1999 from the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków. Today, he is considered one of the most prominent and internationally successful Polish contemporary artists.

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Film and audio


Wilhelm Sasnal | Studio Visit | TateShots

Wilhelm Sasnal is a painter, photographer and film-maker working in Kraków, Poland.


Wilhelm Sasnal: 'Artist's have to be active as citizens'

Mass media images, snapshots of friends and banal town views are among the starting points for Sasnal's paintings.


Wilhelm Sasnal: One Artist, One Piece

Audio recording. Wilhelm Sasnal: One Artist, One Piece talk at Tate Modern


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