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Artist

Jarek Puczel

1965

Biography

Jarek Puczel was born in 1965 in Ketrzyn, Poland. Graduated from the University of Warsaw,
received his MA at the Faculty of Pedagogy in 1990. He completed 5-year training at the Creative
Film Workshops OKO in Warsaw. Now he lives and works in Olsztyn, Poland.

The Polish artist Jarek Puczel catches the calmness of apparently simple and unspectacular situations with an impressive modesty and apparent ease. He creates an interesting and tense moment, which we can neither escape nor interpret appropriately. The reduced, yet still expressive colors in his compositions create an outstanding clarity that seems less disturbing than it has a soothing and allaying effect on the viewer. He explores the empty silence of different situations and reduces the image to the most essential details, thus forcing us to read between the lines and let ourselves dive into the situation depicted.
 

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