Tadeusz Kantor is one of the most significant Polish artists of the twentieth century. A painter and theatre director, Kantor was a pioneer among the artists of the 1960s avant garde in Europe. Alongside his work as a visual artist he was also a theater reformer, attaining world renown in the 1970s with the traveling theater group Cricot 2 from Krakow, Poland. Today Tadeusz Kantor is often cited as an inspiration by artists interested in his performative approach to contemporary art. Born 1915, Wielopole ,died 1990, Krakow. Stage director, creator of happenings, painter, scenery designer, writer, art theoretician, actor in his own productions of Theatre Cricot2.

Tadeusz Kantor & Cricot2

Theatre of Death/Theatre de la Mort

Photographs Bogdan Korczowski

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Tadeusz Kantor



Bogdan Korczowski
"Ulica Tadeusza Kantora"

Cracovie 2010


"Lettre" de 8 decembre 1990
Bogdan Korczowski Hommage
à Tadeusz Kantor