Zbylut Grzywacz

Zbylut Grzywacz (June 4, 1939 – July 16, 2004) was a Polish painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and professor of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków with paintings in permanent collections of the National Museum in Kraków, Warsaw, Poznań, Gdańsk and Wrocław. Grzywacz took part in over a hundred Polish and international art exhibits, with around 40 one-man shows to his credi.Grzywacz studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków and received his Master’s degree in 1963 in Emil Krcha atelier. He worked at the Academy as a teaching assistant in the Department of Painting since 1972 and in 1991 became a professor there. Interned during the martial law of 1981 Grzywacz was an active supporter of the dissident movement in communist Poland before the Revolutions of 1989.Wikipedia
 Painting mostly nudes and erotic paintings. Zbylut Grzywacz described his creative path, writing about himself in the third person:
    (…) after two decades of paintings that which did not please him, he decided to paint what he was most fond of. Therefore, as all men his age, he admired young woman and the naked female body become the main focus of each painting. The result is numerous sketches, drawings and paintings that each have a unique description.(culture.pl)

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