The Architectural Legacy of Stanisław Bukowski in Vilnius – a Contribution to Further Research

Acta Academiae Artium Vilnensis

Authors

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37522/aaav.98.2020.27

Keywords:

architect Stanisław Bukowski (1904–1979), modern architecture, architecture and urban planning in Vilnius, Vilnius monuments, artistic life in Vilnius, interwar period in Vilnius, Vilnius during World War II

Abstract

This article is a supplement to the author‘s monograph entitled Żyć architekturą. Życie i twórczości Stanisława Bukowskiego (1904–1979), published in 2009. The author presents the less known activity of Bukowski as an architect, town planner and conservator of monuments in Vilnius and its area in the years 1936–1945.

Author Biography

Sebastian Wicher, Sleńdziński Gallery, Białystok, Poland

Sebastian Wicher – restorer of monuments, museologist, researcher of 20th-century architecture in Poland. In 2002 he graduated from the Institute of Monuments and Conservation at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. He worked at the Podlasie Museum in Bialystok, as well as in voivodship and municipal conservation services. Since 2016, he has been employed at Slendzinski‘s Gallery in Bialystok, dealing with the achievements of four generations of this Vilnius family and research on the work of Białystok artists in the 20th century. He cooperates with local cultural institutions, associations and non-governmental organisations in promoting the cultural heritage of Bialystok. Author or co-author of monographs devoted to Białystok artists: Stanisław Bukowski (2009), Henryk Wilk (2017), Czesław Sadowski (2019), guidebook Bialystok‘s architecture of modernism (2013) and many articles on architecture, monuments of the Białystok region and museums, published in Biuletyn Konserwatorski Województwa Podlaskiego and museum quarterly Ananke.

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Published

06/01/2020

How to Cite

Wicher, S. (2020). The Architectural Legacy of Stanisław Bukowski in Vilnius – a Contribution to Further Research: Acta Academiae Artium Vilnensis. Acta Academiae Artium Vilnensis, (98), 140–179. https://doi.org/10.37522/aaav.98.2020.27