Piotr Uklanski is active/lives in New York / Poland. Piotr Uklanski is known for politically charged paintings, sculpture and films.
Working from a studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York and sometimes from his hometown of Warsaw, Poland, Piotr Uklanski does painting, sculpture and filmmaking that often reflects his heritage of a communist dominated country. In a 2008 New York gallery exhibit, he had large size, blocky Styrofoam letters that spelled out "Bialo-Czerwona", meaning white/red which is slang for the Polish flag. Six paintings represented neighborhoods of Warsaw, and he also "fabricated a version of the heraldic emblem of Poland as a
13-by-7-by-12 foot eagle that stood sentinel" (Leffingwell) to the
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