Sergei Parajanov: Colour of Pomegranates - Sayat Nova (1968)
The so-called “Polish” violin. Its original bow has not survived. The violin was made by Antoni Hybel from Ropa, a village situated close to Gorlice. The then press wrote about the instrument in 1925: “because of this invention, a complete reform of the structure of a violin took place. The instrument differs in the structure — the right side has been removed. The new form resembles the letter “P” and makes it possible to reach the highest positions easily and clearly. When playing the common older form of violin, the right arm hurt because of its twisting over the violin […].
Photo by Stanisław Wilhelm Lilpop, 1909. Probably the first Polish colour photograph ever taken.
"I Will Be Photographing It in Colour". The Beginning of the 20th Century in Stanisław Wilhelm Lilpop’s Three-Dimensional Photographs. Exhibition in History Meeting House in Warsaw
design by Julia Keilowa (ca 1935)
Julia Ringel-Keilowa (1902-1943) first studied philosophy and attended the Art College in Warsaw from 1925 to 1931. She sculpted mostly portraits, often in wood and more rarely in marble. She also produced objects of utility in metal such as cups, cutlery, lamps or candleholders. Ringel-Keilowa died in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War Two. (via)
Article on Julia Keilowa in today’s Wysokie Obcasy (in Polish).