Top European Cities You Must See Documentary

Top European Cities You Must See Documentary

One planning a vacation in Europe has just come to the right place as it will be describing all important attraction to cover. However, one might understand very well that two vacations combined are simply not enough for covering entire Europe. Thus, we will be covering the most important locations to cover in Europe and […]

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Andrzej Wajda – School of Fine Arts – my participation in student life (19/222)

I think it’s worth presenting again the situation in the School of Fine Arts in order to reply to the question of what my role was in all of this. On the one hand, the former tutors who had worked at the school before the war were pushed to one side, and had no authority […]

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Andrzej Wajda – Disappointment with the School of Fine Arts (29/222)

Following ’48, when the PPR, the Polish Worker’s Party and the PPS, the Polish Socialist Party, joined forces, the country became completely sovietised. There was one other moment that I forgot to mention that put me off painting but which I ought to add. It was when we, who believed that reality needed to be […]

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Andrzej Wajda – School of Fine Arts helped me to become an artist (32/222)

Andrzej Wajda – School of Fine Arts helped me to become an artist (32/222)

I think that the reflections on film directing by Professor Bohdziewicz were very interesting, as is ‘The History of Film’ by Jerzy Toeplitz. We didn’t attend the art classes that Jerzy Mierzejewski held because we had three years of art school behind us. So those classes passed me by. Lessons in photography were taken by […]

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Andrzej Wajda – Road leading to School of Fine Arts (16/222)

Andrzej Wajda – Road leading to School of Fine Arts (16/222)

Maybe it’s peculiar that I was only marginally interested in politics, only in so far as I wanted the war to be over, but I didn’t feel like speculating when this would happen. It appears from the diaries that people kept at the time, especially adults, that everyone was constantly speculating about the significance of […]

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Andrzej Wajda – School of Fine Arts in Kraków was my destiny (11/222)

Andrzej Wajda – School of Fine Arts in Kraków was my destiny (11/222)

Why did I want to enroll at the School of Fine Arts? How did I know, how could I be certain that this was the right decision for my life? I wonder, because I had already spent the whole of the occupation from ’40 drawing, painting, I had met these church painters who were painting […]

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