Set design for the Grateful Dead's 25th Anniversary Tour, 1989, Giants Stadium, New York. Commissioned by Jerry Garcia, set toured with the band for 3 years. Photo by Neil Trager.
"Jan Sawka: My Europe"
Seville, Spain - 1992
“Invasion #2” (alt. title “Soviet Flag”), loose canvas, acrylic paint, 1992. This is part of the “My Europe” installation representing a newly freed Poland in the 1992 World Expo in Seville, Spain. The significance of “My Europe” is discussed by the New School’s Dr. Jeffrey Goldfarb in this article on Public Seminar: Link.
Venetian Triptych, 74 x 147 inches, (three panels), acrylic and pastel on masonite, 1995
Jan Sawka and scale model of the Peace Monument, Jerusalem, original concept 1996, model 2006.
Photo by Dennis Stock/Magnum Photos.
2010 recipient of the AIA's "Excellence in Architecture" Award in the Unbuilt category.
Awakenings, acrylic on loose canvas, 1992, part of Jan Sawka's "My Europe" installation, representing a newly-free Poland at the Polish Art Pavilion of the 1992 World Expo in Seville, Spain. "My Europe" is discussed by Jeffrey Goldfarb of the New School for Social Research within this article: Link.
"The Sphere," banner installation consisting of 12 paintings, acrylic on loose canvas, 1990, photo taken by Momatiuk/Eastcott during "Jan Sawka. 1946 - 2012" exhibition at the National Museum of Art, Krakow, Poland,
May 23rd - Sept. 1, 2013.
Jan Sawka in his studio, early 1990's. At left, "Face #1," at right, "Face #2,"
Essay by Kara Rooney
“Torsos I – V,” wood, plaster, composite, balsa, strings, found elements, acrylic paint,
sizes ranging between a height of 68” and 80,” 1998-2003, photo by Jacob Mandel.