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Piotr Piotrowski

February - June 2009

Piotr Piotrowski is professor ordinarius of art history and chair of the Institute of Art History at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland. He is the author of many books, articles, and chapters on eastern European modernism and contemporary art, including Metafizyka obrazu (The Metaphysics of the Picture: On the Art Theory and Artistic Attitude of S.I.Witkiewicz) (Poznan, 1985), Znaczenia modernizmu: W strone historii sztuki polskiej po 1945 roku (Meanings of Modernism: Towards a History of Polish Art after 1945) (Pozan, 1999). His Clark project, entitled New Art -- New Democracy, is a book project that aims at the analysis of the relationship between art and politics in post-communist Europe on such levels as gender, historical memory, and the analysis of new institutions.

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