Henryk Stażewski

Henryk Stażewski (1894-1988) was one of the most important Polish avant-garde artists who, during the interwar period, was a member of such artistic groups like Blok, Praesens, a.r., and the international group Cercle et Carre. He was one of the cofounders of the Museum of Art in Łódź. After the war he lived in Warsaw.

To the young generation of artists and critics growing up in the post-war period Stażewski was not only a legend and a link to the pre-war avant-garde tradition, but also a friend, mentor and artist that reacted to everything that was happening.

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