Michał Pikula

About artist

Born in Lubartów, 1961. Studied under the tutelage of Professor Danuta Kołwzan-Nowicka at the Institute of Art Education of the University of Maria Curie-Skłodowska in Lublin (1980-84) where he received a diploma in Graphic Art. A representative of an alternative art trend of the 1980s that emerged from the subculture youth movements of Hippies, Punks and Rastas. A member of the visual art and musical group NAO Sternehoch (Allians) active in the city of Lublin (1982-84). In the 1990s he took part in recording sessions with Ireneusz Puchacz. In 1983 he took part in a famous exhibition entitled “Art is Electric” staged at Galeria BWA in Lublin. In his paintings he uses iconographic themes derived from different cultures and quotations from works by famous artists. Currently, he is working on a series of images reminiscent of Op Art. His paintings have been exhibited at “Puchacz Pikula Painting Power” (2009, a joint exhibition with Ireneusz Puchacz) staged at Galeria Bielska BWA, and “Puchacz Pikula Visual Sound System” (2010) staged at Warsaw’s Galeria Nizio and Klub Mózg in the city of Bydgoszcz.


Michał Pikula

Because There’s no Time

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