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Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw
Akademia Sztuk Pięknych w Warszawie
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Established 1932
Type Public
Rector Prof. Ksawery Piwocki
Location Warsaw, Poland (EU)
Website Official website

Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (Polish: Akademia Sztuk Pięknych w Warszawie) is a public university of visual and applied arts located in the Polish capital. The Academy traces its history back to the Department of Arts founded at the Warsaw University in 1812. As a separate institution it was founded in 1844 during the Partitions of Poland. In an upgrade in 1904 it was named the Warsaw School of Fine Arts; and in 1932 it received recognition as an Academy.

Faculties[edit]

  • Faculty of Painting
  • Faculty of Sculpture
  • Faculty of Graphic Arts
  • Faculty of Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art
  • Faculty of Interior Design
  • Faculty of Design
  • Faculty of Media Art

Notable students and faculty[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°14′22″N 21°00′54″E / 52.2394481°N 21.0150341°E / 52.2394481; 21.0150341


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Broadway World
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:41:15 -0700

After being liberated by the United States Army, they returned to Poland, where Roman studied lithography at a graphics school before enrolling in the School of Art and Design in Lodz. He later earned a degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw ...

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ArtfixDaily
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:48:45 -0700

Born in Falentyn, Poland, in 1930, Abakanowicz (pictured right; pronounced ah-bah-can-oh-vitch) began making sculptures in the 1950s as a student at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. She quickly garnered critical acclaim for her fiber-based ...
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