(Originally published in IHT/New York Times 11 March, 2011)
by Ginanne Brownell
Unlike its counterparts in places like Berlin, Paris or London —where most influential galleries are set up in obvious commercial spaces with large windows displaying what’s on view inside — finding the Raster Gallery in Warsaw takes perseverance.
It’s not that locating 42 Hoza Street is so hard itself, but trying to figure out where the gallery could be within the run-down Communist apartment block is what proves elusive. Halfway through a darkened corridor leading to a courtyard there is a door with a buzzer for several apartments — and for Raster. Read more