About the department

Sculpture is one of the classic visual arts, which differs from painting and painting primarily by its three-dimensional nature. It is one of the oldest fields of art, and its origins date back to the time when humans were still tribes scattered around the globe. Sculpture as an art remained unchanged in its main idea, but the motives that dominated over the years changed very often. Moreover, a sculpture can be classified on the basis of several properties: material from which it was made, texture, color and scale (there are both miniature and monumental sculptures). Nowadays, modern sculpture dominates, which does not represent specific people or objects, and tries more to reflect certain feelings, phenomena, behaviors or raise socially significant problems.

Sculptures auctions

The Sculpture Department was established to promote Polish sculpture artists by organizing auctions. You can get to know them and buy their unique works of art. We have already had the pleasure of hosting the works of such artists as: Igor Mitoraj, Katarzyna Kobro, Bolesław Biegas, Katarzyna Kobro, Bronisław Chromy, Adam Myjak, Paweł Orłowski, Tomasz Górnicki and Katarzyna Bułka-Matłacz. Our offer also includes works by recognized artists who have only recently started their adventure with sculpture, such as Rafał Olbiński or Tomasz Sętowski. Our auction house is fully open to cooperation with people who want to share their art with the world.

The genesis of the sculpture

The times of ancient Greece are considered to be the most classical period of sculpture, and many artists who lived later were inspired by the main motifs from that period. One of them was, for example, the outstanding Renaissance artist Michelangelo. The ancient Greeks appreciated the beauty of the human body, and the sculptures tried to reproduce it as accurately as possible. Unfortunately, due to the fragility of materials and historical turmoil, not many of them have survived in good condition to this day. The leading motifs of the sculpture changed over the centuries, and just as in ancient Greece it was a human body, in the Middle Ages it was dominated by sculptures depicting biblical figures.

In the context of today's times, the appearance of sculptures in the public space of Polish cities - both larger and smaller - is particularly interesting. This is a fascinating phenomenon because the place of art was usually located in museums, auction houses or private collections. As a result, many more people gain contact with art, even by simply walking in the nearby park. One of the perfect examples of the presence of sculpture in public space is the work "Unrecognized" by Magdalena Abakanowicz, which is located in the Citadel Park in Poznań.

If you have any doubts about our auctions or the sculptures that we offer, please contact us. All contact details can be found on our website in the Contact tab.