Description: gelatin silver print on Baryta paper, 17.2 x 17.2 cm
Dimensions: 17.2 x 17.2 cm
Artist or Maker: Natalia LL / Natalia Lach-Lachowicz (b. 1937)
Medium: photography; gelatin silver print on Baryta paper
Notes: described on the reverse: 'Seans: PIRAMIDA. Wroclaw/Stablowice, 2 VI/1979 r.'; NOTE: - To this lot we apply Artist's Resale Right (Droit de Suite) fee. Royalties are calculated using a sliding scale of percentages of the hammer price. During the years 1957-63, she studied at the National Higher School of Plastic Arts in Wroclaw. In 1970, she founded the Permafo group and art gallery together with Zbigniew Dlubak, Andrzej Lachowicz and Antoni Dzieduszycki, which was active until the 80s. The gallery was one of the most important links in artistic photomedialism. It has been linked to the international feminist art movement since 1975. In 1976, her work titled Consumption Art was on the cover of the international 'Flash art' magazine. She received a scholarship from the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York in 1977. During the years 1978-95, she performed the function of commissioner, then Vice-chairman of the International Drawing Triennale in Wroclaw. In 1991, she received a scholarship from Verein Kulturkontakte in Vienna, and a scholarship from Pro-Helvetia in 1994. A member of the Association of Polish Art Photographers since 1964. In May 2007, she was distinguished with the 'Gloria Artis In Service of Culture' Silver Medal, and she received the Katarzyna Kobro Award in 2013. She mainly uses photography and video in her work, but she also makes paintings and drawings.
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