Lives in Tarnów (PL), born in Tarnów (PL).
Wilhelm Sasnal uses a wide variety of media to picture his country and its surroundings. He paints, takes photographs, makes videos and installations and is active as cartoonist and video and film director. His oeuvre is very extensive and varied. Sasnal's inspirations are very diverse. He starts from daily reality in its widest possible variety: his environment and the images that 'come to him' are central. His image material consists of photographs of himself and his friends, film stills, newspaper clippings, children's books and television images. He manipulates the images he selects, until a new image emerges. In his work, you always feel the tension between apparent reference to reality and strong subjective vision. The reality Sasnal shows is often bitter. It's often in that lucidity that the strength of his work lies.
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The collection XXXIII – T...
07 June 2013 - 22 September 2013.
The character of a collection reflected the current priorities of the M HKA collection: the evaluation of Antwerp’s avant-garde tradition; th
Urgent Conversations Athe...
31 October 2016 - 05 February 2017.
Urgent Conversations: Athens – Antwerp is the first temporary exhibition in the long overdue public unfolding of the Greek National Museum of
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Collectie Vlaamse Gemeens...
The M HKA holds works on permanent loan that were acquired with the budget of the Vlaamse Commissie voor Beeldende Kunst (Flemish Visual Art
The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public
ADDRESSING MEMORY This is an issue that came to mind when we paired the work of Luc Tuymans with that of Ilias Papailiakis and Wilhelm Sa