Andrzej Baturo

About artist

Born
16.05.1940

Andrzej Baturo was born in Vilnius, in 1940. He is a photographer and active member of the Artistic Council of the Union of Polish Photographic Artists in Warsaw, publisher and curator for the Photographic Gallery B&B and organiser of numerous Polish and international photographic events, including the pioneering Review of Social Documentary Photography in Bielsko-Biała (since 1980), and the FotoArt Festival (since 2005) - the latter co-directed with his wife and originator of the idea, Inez. Also, an expert advisor to the Minister of Culture and National Heritage on issues of artistic photography, author of numerous papers on social documentary photography delivered at various photographic conferences and panel discussions in Poland and abroad, and an honorary member of the Business Centre Club. Winner of the Cultural Award "Icarus" of the Mayor of Bielsko-Biała, 2005; the Annual Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for outstanding achievements in visual arts, 2007 (both jointly received with his wife, Inez); Bronze Medal for Merit to Culture - Gloria Artis, 2009.

Works

Andrzej Baturo

Warsaw. Old Town Square

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Andrzej Baturo

from the cycle Oath (on the fields of Grunwald)

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