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Konstanty Kalinowski

art historian

Konstanty Kalinowski, Polish art historian. Recipient Golden Cross of Merit, President, Poland, 1973; named to Order of Polonia Restituta, President, Poland, 1982, Knight Commander Constantinian Order of St. Georg C. Bourbon Neapol, 1995.

Background

Kalinowski, Konstanty was born on March 26, 1935 in Wilno, Poland. Son of Anatol and Zofia (Janowicz-Czainska) Kalinowski.

Education

Master of Arts, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy Disseration and veniam legendi, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, 1971.

Career

Assistant National Museum, Poznan, Poland, 1957-1961. Assistant Institute of Art History Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland, 1961-1971, assistant professor Poland, 1971-1980, full professor Institute of Art History Poland, since 1980. Visiting professor University Kiel, Germany, 1990.

General director National Museum, Poznan, 1990-2000.

Works

  • Author: (book) Glorification of a Ruler and Dynasty in the 17th and 18th Century, 1973, Baroque Architecture in Silesia, 1977, Baroque Sculpture in Silesia, 1986,, Baroque Art in Silesia, 1990.

Membership

Member Association Polish Art Historians (vice president 1981-1991), Committee International d'Histoire de L'art, Polish National Committee of International Council Museum (president 1996-2002), Polish Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting of russian orders and badges.

Connections

Married Izabella Anna Sankiewicz. 1 child, Olga.

father:
Anatol Kalinowski

mother:
Zofia (Janowicz-Czainska) Kalinowski

spouse:
Izabella Anna Sankiewicz

child:
Olga Kalinowski