From December to June series consists of 96 paintings dedicated to the victims of martial law. Each of Dwurnik’s canvases is entitled after the name of the deceased.
Original posters by Edward Dwurnik from the 1980s, which accompanied individual shows by the artist. The expressive style of these works and the spareness of their printing perfectly capture the specific climate of the crisis decade of martial law, strikes, and the dawn of the Polish transformation.
The work belongs to the short but unusual series created in 1973 in cooperation with the photographer Teresa Gierzyńska.
(Polski) Rysunki z serii KłamsTVa to przykłady politycznej ekspresji czasów strajków i stanu wojennego oraz zapis społecznego sprzeciwu wobec manipulacjom władzy.
(Polski) Charakterystyczny dla Dwurnika widok Polski z małomiasteczkowej perspektywy z ikonicznym dla artysty motywem wielkiej główy i ujmującą aurą nawiązującą do prac Nikifora, którymi Dwurnik się inspirował.
The Long Live the War! series has been painted since 1991. On canvases, Dwurnik shows heads in military helmets and caps set against a blue background. Paintings from this series are meant to be an acceptance of liberation wars waged by small states.
In the X series called “Cross”, Dwurnik deals with Christian and passion issue. The painting is a dramatic visualization of the passion of Christ in the 20th-century reality.
Portraying a couple of people returning home after work, Edward Dwurnik blurs the boundary between what is lofty and banal, symbolic and prosaic.
The painting belongs to the Workers series, in which Dwurnik portrays the “working class” of the PRL times.
The painting belongs to the Sportsmen series. Edward Dwurnik does not avoid bluntness and naturalism.
A view of the surrounding reality from the perspective of a drunk man kneeling alone in the crowd