Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Writer chronicles escape from Communist Poland
In 1978, Hanna and Jan Sawka arrived in New York with a few suitcases, fifty-two dollars and a toddler.
Born in Poland, Jan Sawka was a celebrated artist and an outspoken critic of Poland’s communist government. Under increasing government scrutiny , he felt compelled to leave the country and settle his family in a safer place.
First moving to Paris, the Safkas eventually settled in New York. While Jan was busy rebuilding his career, Hanna kept busy caring for their child, entertaining and cooking.
“At Handka’s Table” is a chronicle of the couple’s life and a collection of hanna’s receipes. Sawka was in Columbus recently and talked about the importance of food and family.
“At Handka’s Table” was published by Lake Isle Press.