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Radwanski, Stanislaw

Stanislaw Radwanski studied in the Sculpture Department at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, where he was taught by Professor Stanislaw Horno-Poplawski and graduated in 1968. He was Vice-Dean of the Academy from 1981 to 1983 before becoming Dean of the Faculty of Sculpture from 1983 to 1987 and 1987 to 1990. From 1990 to 1996, he held not only the post of Rector, but also those of Professor and Head of the Department of Sculpture in the University of Fine Arts. He has made sculptures for several European cities, such as Koscierzyna, Lublin and Ostromecko in Poland; Avallon and Oléron in France; and Pamplona in Spain. One of his most notable works is his monument to Jacek Malczewski in Radom, which he made in 1984. In the same year, he made sculptures for the Baltic Opera in Gdansk and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Pomerania. His wonderful depiction of the Four Seasons in the Botanical Gardens in Bydgoszcz made him popular. More recently, his most notable works have included his monument to Karol Marcinkowski in Poznan (2005) and monuments to Pope John Paul II in Torun (2007) and Pamplona (2010). Radwansky is particularly aware of beauty and aims to express the heart and soul of everything he considers good, true and beautiful in his works. A sculptor who works in a style which is both classical and true to realism.

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"Pamplona estrena su escultura de Juan Pablo II" y "Estoy orgulloso de poder dejar en Pamplona mi obra". Diario de Navarra, 18 de octubre de 2010. Página web www.stanislaw-radwanski.pl. Página web www.wilkipedia.es.