Wilhelm Sasnal

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Antonio Esposito(b.1961) is an architect who has taught at the Bari School of Architecture and the Faculty of Civic Architecture of Milan Bovisa.

Giovanni Leoni (b.1958) is Professor of the History of Architecture at the University of Bari. His publications include a monograph of Fernando Távora (2005) co-written with Antonio Esposito.

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"Offers a great insight into sources of [Sasnal's] inspirations and fields of interest: painting about painting, figurative painting and portraits, the history of Poland and travel shots... The book itself is a journey full of facts and intriguing perspectives on materiality and subject matter of Sasnal's paintings and his way of deconstructing the different symptoms of current times... Jam-packed with fascinating personal stories and facts from the artist's life. It also provides an insightful view of historical and contemporary perspectives on painting in pre- and post-Iron Curtain Poland. The juiciness and meatiness of Sasnal's works is successfully explored with reference to historical lineage, which is timely and culturally valuable."―Cassone

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"The combination of intelligent analysis, personal insight, useful facts and plentiful pictures is a superb format invaluable for specialists but also interesting for casual readers, it makes these books a must for the library of anyone who cares about contemporary art."―Time Out

"A unique series of informative monographs on individual artists."―The Sunday Times

"Gives the reader the impression of a personal encounter with the artists. Apart from the writing which is lucid and illuminating, it is undoubtedly the wealth of lavish illustrations which makes looking at these books a satisfying entertainment."―The Art Book

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Dominic Eichler is an art critic, artist, musician and curator based in Berlin. He is Contributing Editor at Frieze and has written for a range of magazines and exhibition catalogues. His books include the poetry collection Written All Over Us (2009).

Andrzej Przywara is a curator, critic and art historian. He began working at Foksal Gallery in 1988, curating exhibitions by such artists as Luc Tuymans, Franz West and Douglas Gordon. He is currently President of the Foksal Gallery Foundation, which he co-founded in 2001.

Jörg Heiser is a critic and curator based in Berlin. Co-Editor of Frieze, he also writes for a number of German-language newspapers, including Süddeutsche Zietung, and his books include All of a Sudden: Things that Matter in Contemporary Art (2008).

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