Lech Majewski

Director / Poet / Painter / Prosaist
Working in the U.S., Brazil, England, Poland, Germany, Lithuania, France and Italy, Lech Majewski builds his visions in his paintings, films, installations, novels, theatre and opera stagings. He studied at Academy of Fine Arts and graduated from the National Film School in Łódź. His credits include such films as: "The Knight",  "Prisoner of Rio", "Gospel According to Harry", "Basquiat", "Wojaczek", "Angelus", "The Garden of the Earthly Delights", "Glass Lips" and "The Mill & the Cross".

His works has won many prestigious prizes. In 2006, The Museum of Modern Art in New York honored him with an individual retrospective entitled "Lech Majewski: Conjuring the Moving Image". His art work "Blood of a Poet/Glass Lips" took part in the 52nd Venice Biennale and his Retrospective that originated at MoMA travelled to the museums around the world. His latest videoart cycle Bruegel Suite premiered at the Louvre in February 2011 and was exhibited at the 54th Venice Biennale.

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