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Włodzimierz Książek


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1951 - 2011

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Born November 7, 1951, Warsaw, Poland. Permanent resident of United States since 1988. Education1975 MFA (1) Painting and (2) Art in Architecture; 1970-75 Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts; 1969-70 Warsaw University, biology department.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2008
Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
2006
Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, New York, NY, with panel discussion moderated by Donald Kuspit, with Robert C. Morgan, Richard Brilliant, and Saul Ostrow
2005 / 2004
Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
Pool Art Fair, Art Addict, Four Points Hotel, Chelsea, New York, NY, curated by Robert Knafo
2003
Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
Kouros Gallery, 7th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show, Boston, MA
Roshkowska Gallery, Windham, NY
2002
Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
Foreman Gallery, Anderson Center for the Arts, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
2001
Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
The Gallery at the Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA
Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
Shillam + Smith 3 Gallery, London, England
2000
Loughborough University Art Gallery, Loughborough, England
Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
1999
Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Alpha Gallery, Boston. MA
Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Spheris Gallery, Walpole, NH
1997
Marisa del Re Gallery, New York, NY
1991-92
John Gibson Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Ben Shahn Center for Visual Arts, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ
1986
Vodra Hall Gallery, Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ
1980
Depolma Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany
1979
Radom Museum, Radom, Poland
Express Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
BWA Gallery, Opole, Poland
BWA Gallery, Koszalin, Poland
1978
TPSP Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
1975
Medyk Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
1974
Sigma Gallery, Univeristy of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

Monographic Publications:
2009
Wlodzimierz Ksiazek. authors: Richard Brilliant, Linda Norden, Robert C. Morgan, Donald Kuspit published by Hudson Hills Press, (forthcoming).
2003
Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA, October 4-October 29, 2003.
Essays by Karen Wilkin and Joe Fyfe, published by Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA.
2002
Wlodzimierz Ksiazek. Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, September 12-October 12, 2002. Essay by David Pagel, Introduction by Amy Ingrid Schlegel, Preface by Jason Andrew. Published by Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
2001
Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: Paintings 1990-2001. The Gallery at the Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA, and Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA, September/October 2001. Texts by Richard Brilliant and Robert C. Morgan,
introduction by Bruce Herman. Published by Gordon College, Wenham, MA
(ISBN 0-9707487-2-8; Library of Congress # 2002449207)
2000
Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: Think of It. Loughborough University Art Gallery, Loughborough, England, November 16-December 16, 2000. Texts by Dominique Nahas, Saul Ostrow, and Mark Harris. Published by Loughborough University, England.
(Library of Congress # 2002449210)
1999
Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: Hostage. Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, March/April 1999.
Texts by David Moos and James McCorkle. Published by Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
(Library of Congress # 2002449209)
1998
Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: Paintings. Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries, Hopkinson Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NY, April 14- May 10, 1998. Text by Donald Kuspit. Published by Dartmouth College, NH (Library of Congress # 2002449208)
1997
Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: A Vigil of Time. Marisa Del Re Gallery, New York, NY, June/July 1997. Published by Marisa Del Re Gallery, New York, NY Essay by James McCorkle.

Selected Articles, Essays, Interviews, Reviews:
2008
"TISH: EARTH" Symposium, Angel Orensanz Foundation, New York, NY, project book to be published for Venice Biennale, 2009.
A.C. Frabetti, "Layered Mimesis: Seeing the Artwork of Wlodzimierz Ksiazek", ArtsEditor, feature article.
"Once or a Thousand Times", panel discussion with Wendy Gittler, moderator, Cora Cohen, John Hartman, Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Kyle Staver, The Art Students League, New York, NY.
Czesław Czapliński & Benedykt Jerzy Dorys, ARTISTS Portraits of the Last Century, Publication of the National Museum in Warsaw, Poland.
2007
James McCorkle, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Between a Shattered World,” brochure essay.
Matthew Baigell, Jewish Art in America.
2006
John K. Grande, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: Current Paintings,” brochure essay.
Donald Kuspit, A Critical History of Twentieth Century Art.
William Corbett, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Alpha Gallery,” ArtsMedia, review.
2005
Cate McQuaid, “Wall to Wall: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Alpha Gallery,” Boston Globe, review.
Meredith Goldstein, “Quick Picks, Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Alpha Gallery, Boston Globe
Robert Knafo, “Marked Ground: New Work by Wlodzimierz Ksiazek,” SV-Studio Visit, online magazine, feature article.
Donald Kuspit, “Sustaining Abstraction,” ArtNet magazine, feature article.
Czesław Czapliński, Polish Art Collections in America, Published by Fundacja Dobrej Ksiazki, Warsaw, Poland.
Robert C. Morgan, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Kouros Gallery,” ArtNews, review.
Robert Knafo, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Body and Soul,” brochure essay.
Donald Kuspit, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek’s Abstract Paintings,” brochure essay.
Czesław Czapliński, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek in New York City,” Gazeta Antykwaryczna, Kraków, Poland.
Czeslaw Karkowski, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Kouros Gallery,” Polish Cultural Weekly.
2004
Christopher Chambers, “December Picks,” NY Arts Magazine, review.
Deborah Garwood, “Saturnian Beauty: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek Paintings of 2003-2004,” brochure essay.
Robert Knafo, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek,” KMAP on-line magazine, article.
Bill Corbett, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Alpha Gallery”, Art New England, review.
Robert Knafo, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek,” Art Addict, New York, NY, catalogue essay.
2003
Karen Wilkin, “Not What it Seems: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek's Recent Work,” Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA, catalogue essay.
Joe Fyfe, “The Body in Turmoil: Thoughts on Wlodzimierz Ksiazek's Paintings,” Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA, catalogue essay.
Joanne Silver, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: New Paintings," The Edge Picks: Best of the Weekend, Boston Herald, Boston, MA.
Pamela Grenside, “The Wandering Library,” 50th Venice Biennale 2003, review, trACE on-line magazine.
Randy Adams, “The Wandering Library,” 50th Venice Biennale, 2003, review, trACE on-line magazine.
Danielle Knafo, Living with Terror, Working with Trauma: A Clinician’s handbook. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, In Press. Art reproduction.
Joanne Silver, “Viewer interaction brings exhibit to life,” Boston Herald, Boston, MA.
James McCorkle, “Wlodzimierz Ksiazek” Roshkowska Gallery, Windham, NY, brochure essay.
Wandering Library; Temporary Edition: Markers IV: An ‘Artist Books’ Event to Mark
The Venice Biennale 2003. (Published by The International Artists’ Museum, 2003.) Essays by Paolo Cacciary, Judith A. Hoffberg, Robert C. Morgan, Doron Polak, Rebecca Rass, Giancarlo Vianello.
Dominique Nahas, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Kouros Gallery," New York, NY, Art in America.
Robert C. Morgan, "Wlodzimerz Ksiazek at Kouros Gallery," New York, NY and Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA, Art Press Magazine.
2002
Christopher Chambers, "December Picks: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Kouros Gallery," NY Arts Magazine.
Susan Hagen, "Clean Slate - Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: New Paintings," Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia City Paper.
Edward J. Sozanski, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Philadelphia Art Alliance," Philadelphia, PA, The Philidelphia Inquirer.
Deidre Stein Greben, "Margins of Abstraction," Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, Art News.
Marisa Mariscotti, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: Cartography in abstract manipulations," Digital City: Philadelphia Arts and Culture.
Czeslaw Karkowski, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Kouros Gallery," New York, NY, Polish Cultural Weekly.
James McCorkle, "Painting as Its Own Being: The New Work of Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," Artnet Magazine.
David Pagel, "Mapping the Aftermath: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek's Embodied Cartography," Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, catalogue essay.
Amy Ingrid Schlegel, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek's Resistant, Resilient Paintings," Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, catalogue introduction.
Jason Andrew, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, catalogue preface.
Dominique Nahas "Ksiazek's Archeology," d'Art International.
Robert Knafo, "Margins of Abstraction: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Sean Scully, Joan Witek, and Juan Uslé," Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, brochure essay.
Czeslaw Karkowski, "Margins of Abstraction: Kouros Gallery," New York, NY, Polish Cultural Weekly.
Robert F. Smith, "Acelebration of riverways: Brattleboro Museum," Rutland Herald.
Robert R. Craven, "The Abstract Mind," Art New England.
Carl Belz, "The American River," traveling museum exhibition catalogue essay, Brattleboro Museum Brattleboro, VT, T.W. Wood Museum, Montpelier, VT, Florence.
Griswold Museum, Lyme, CT, Currier Gallery, Manchester, NH
"Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Forman Gallery, Anderson Center for the Arts, Hartwick College," The Daily Star, Oneonta, NY
"Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: Current Paintings at Forman Gallery, Anderson Center for the Arts, Hartwick College, The Tower Times, Oneonta, NY
Carl Belz, "A Note on Abstraction and Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," Foreman Gallery.
Anderson Center for the Arts, Hartwick College, NY, brochure essay.
2001
Cate McQuaid "The Best of 2001: Complex Ideas Were Highlights of Exhibits," Boston Sunday Globe.
Cate McQuaid "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Alpha Gallery," Boston Globe.
Christopher Todd Lynch, "Signs of Humanity: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Alpha Gallery," Arts Editor.
Christopher Mills, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," Boston Phoenix.
Richard Brilliant, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek's Paintings: Fictive Walls, Veiled by Memory," Wlodzimierz Ksiazek Paintings 1990-2001, The Gallery at the Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA, and Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA, catalogue.
Robert C. Morgan, "Ksiazek's Enigma," Wlodzimierz Ksiazek Paintings 1990-2001, The Gallery at the Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA, and Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA, catalogue.
Bruce Herman, "Introduction," Wlodzimierz Ksiazek Paintings 1990-2001, The Gallery at the Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA, and Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA, catalogue.
Michael Cochran, "Passionate Abstraction: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at the Gallery at the Barrington Center for the Arts, Wenham, MA and Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA," ArtsMedia Magazine.
Karen Wilkin, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Kouros Gallery," Partisian Review.
Saul Ostrow, "Paintings by Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," NY Arts Magazine.
James McCorkle, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: Revelation's Necessity," Kouros Gallery, brochure essay.
2000
Dominique Nahas, "Affirmation as Void: The Paintings of Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," Think of It, Loughborough University Art Gallery, Loughborough, England, catalogue.
Saul Ostrow, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: Painting Substance," Think of It, Loughborough University Art Gallery, Loughborough, England, catalogue.
Mark Harris, "Interview with the Artist," Think of It, Loughborough University Art Gallery, Loughborough, England, catalogue.
Donald Kuspit, The Rebirth of Painting in the Late 20th Century, Cambridge University Press.
Cate McQuaid, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek - New Paintings at Alpha Gallery," Boston Globe.
Robert C. Morgan, "Painting Abstraction," Review Magazine.
Roberta Fallon, "Somewhere to Run, Kabakov, Ksiazek, Le, Softic, Sosa, Tiscornia," Philadelphia Weekly.
Amy Ingrid Schlegel, "You Can't Go Home Again: The Art of Exile,"Philadelphia Art Alliance, catalogue essay.
Robert C. Morgan, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek: The Ineffable Painting," Alpha Gallery, brochure essay.
James McCorkle, "Exile and Hostage: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek's Paintings," NY Arts Magazine.
Amy Ingrid Schlegel, "The Art of Exile: Kabakov, Ksaizek, Le, Softic, Tiscornia,"
NY Arts Magazine.
1999
Lisa D Connell, "Art of Exile - Past and Present," The Keene Sentinel.
David Moos, "Forward," Hostage, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, catalogue.
James McCorkle, "The Division of Time in a Cascade of Light," Hostage, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY, catalogue.
Carl Belz, "The 9th Triennial," Fuller Art Museum, Brockton, MA, catalogue.
Robert Smith, "Art in Exile, You Can't Go Home Again," Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT, Art New England.
Amy Ingrid Schlegel, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT, catalogue
Rick McKowan, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Alpha Gallery," Art New England.
Robert Smith, "Visions from Distant Lands on View in Art of Exile," Rutland Herald.
1998
Cate McQuaid, "The Artist as Alchemist, Philosopher," Boston Globe.
Gail Kelley, "In Life, Art, Ksiazek Doesn't Fear Risks," Boston Sunday Globe.
Declaration Universelle des Droits de l'Homme, Libertè 98, published by the United Nations, book.
William Craig, "Ksiazek's Paintings," Valley News.
Richard Vine, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Marisa del Re Gallery," Art in America.
Robert Smith, "A Man, His Country, His Art," Rutland Herald.
Donald Kuspit, "Mourning and Memory: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek's Abstract Paintings," Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, catalogue.
1997
Marek Bartelik "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Marisa del Re Gallery," Artforum.
Kevin Forrest, "Hartland Artist in New York City," Vermont Standard.
Robert C. Morgan, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Marisa del Re Gallery," Review Magazine.
Zbigniew Basara, 200 cm x 233 cm, profile, Polish Daily News.
Michael Rush, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Marisa del Re Gallery," Review Magazine.
Czeslaw Karkowski, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Marisa Del Re Gallery," Polish Cultural Weekly.
James McCorkle, "A Vigil of Time: The Painting of Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," Marisa Del Re Gallery, New York, NY, chapbook.
Charlotte Davenport, "Poets and Artists," The Vermont Standard.
1996
Czesław Czapliński, PORTRAITS Polish Artists in America, 1980-1995, Rosikon Press, Warsaw, Poland.
The Artists' Museum, International Provisional Artist Community, Lodz, Poland, book.
1995
Phillis Levin, Afterimage, Copper Beech Press, book cover.
Doron Pollak, "Co-Existence: Construction in Process V," Mizpe Ramon, Israel, catalogue.
1993
Phillis Levin and Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Promise, Dim Grey Bar Press, New York, NY, broadside.
1992
Craig Fisher, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at John Gibson Gallery," Tema Celeste.
Jean Serban, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at John Gibson Gallery," Sunstorm.
Allana Heiss, "Slow Art," The Institute for Contemporary Art, PS-I Museum, Long Island City, NY, brochure.
1991
Marek Bartelik, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at John Gibson Gallery," Polish Cultural Weekly.
Elzbieta Dzikowska and Wiestawa Wierzchowska, Jestesmy, Zacheta Gallery Press, book.
1987
Maryla Sitkowska and Grzegorz Dziamski, Sztuka Mlodych 1975-1980, book.
David Penne, "No Invitation Necessary," George Ciscle Gallery, City Paper, Baltimore, MD
1986
Jean Zeaman, "Art Talk: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at the Ben Shahn Center for the Arts," The Record.
Nancy Ramsey, "A Polish Artist Encounters America," Bookforum.
Catherine Weber, "Three New Shows at Ben Shahn Center for the Arts," The Beacon.
David Shapiro, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek Paintings," brochure essay.
1985
Czesław Czapliński, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," Polish Cultural Weekly, profile.
Jocelyn Dietsch, "Six Artists and Galleria Principal," El National de Ahora, Santo Domingo, review.
Christopher White, "The Art of the 70's & 80's," The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, brochure.
1984
Phillis Levin, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," Soho Center for Visual Arts and the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, brochure essay.
1979
Ewa Szemplinska, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," Nowy Wyraz, literary monthly, feature article.
Ewelina Pierzynska, Catalog Introduction, Radom Museum, Radom, Poland
Pauline Lemke, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Depolma Gallery," Voice, Dusseldorf, Germany
Zbigniew Florczak, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, Artistic Profile," Express Wieczorny, Warsaw Poland
Małgorzata Woźniak, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at Express Gallery," Kurier Polski, Warsaw, Poland
1978
Zbigniew Florczak, "Conversation with Wlodzimierz Ksiazek," Express Wieczorny, Warsaw, Poland
Krzysztof Wachowiak, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek Paintings," BWA Gallary, Opole, Poland, catalogue essay.
Wojciech Krauze, "Wlodzimierz Ksiazek at ZPAP Gallery," Zycie Warzawy, Warsaw Poland

Artbooks:
2003
Wandering Library Project for Venice Biennale, 2003. The poem, "In Winter, Writing on the State of the Child, and" by James McCorkle. Silkscreen printing by RISD Print Editions, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.

Film
2003
"In Winter, Writing on the State of the Child, and", a film by Wlodzimierz Ksiazek.
Excerpts from poem, "In Winter, Writing on the State of the Child, and", by James McCorkle, and excerpts from 1990 United Nations Declaration on Rights of the Child.

Artist in Residence
2000
Loughborough University, Loughborough, England
1998
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Selected Public Collections:
Tufts University, Medford, MA
Shiba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Loughborough University, Loughborough, England
Urban Eye, London, England
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

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