Wilhelm Sasnal is a painter, photographer and film-maker working in Kraków, Poland. He uses photographs as a starting point for his work, selecting images that he sees as open to interpretation. The artist talks to us about the privilege of being a painter and his belief that artists should have opinions.
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.
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