Alina Szapocznikow, “Petit dessert I” (Small Dessert I), 1970–71.
Kravis Collection.
© The Estate of Alina Szapocznikow/Piotr Stanislawski.

10 September 2011–8 January 2012

WIELS Contemporary Art Centre opens its season with the premiere of an expansive solo exhibition of Polish sculptor Alina Szapocznikow (1926-1973). This major event, the fruit of an exceptional collaboration initiated by WIELS and the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, is one of the first large-scale surveys of the artist’s work outside of Poland and concentrates in particular on her late period from 1955 to her untimely death in the early ’70s, at age 47.

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