Joanna Pollakówna

Joanna Pollakówna (1939–2002) was a Polish poet, essayist, art historian, and children’s book author. She published twelve volumes of poetry and eight books about painting. She specialized in twentieth-century Polish painters and Italian Renaissance masters, and was particularly interested in the literary output of painters. Several of her poetic volumes were awarded prestigious prizes.

  • Giovanni Bellini, Pietà (1505), oil on wood, 65 x 90 cm, Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice
    May 15, 2017 | Joanna Pollakówna
    Giovanni Bellini, Pietà (1505), oil on wood, 65 x 90 cm, Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice For more on the poetry of Pollakówna, read “A Terrible Ecstasy,” a companion essay by Alice-Cath...