Freedom Despite Politics
Before the collapse of Communism, Poland had a very special position on the art map.
Tracing the September streets of Poland, through Warsaw and Krakow, Wroclaw and Poznan, a trail of singular discovery unfolded as pieces of a puzzle that would configure itself into this issue. This was where the “Mover of the Earth and Stopper of the Sun”, Nicolaus Copernicus had once walked. This was where sixteen Nobel Laureates were nurtured, from Madame Curie to Lech Walesa and poet Wyslawa Szymborska, whom we have featured. This is the land of Chopin. And this is where its people are at the crossroads, seeking a new direction to its future.
In this issue