Igor Mitoraj

World-renowned sculptor Igor Mitoraj (1944-2014) was born in Oederan, Germany to a Polish mother and a French father. He studied painting at the Kraków School of Art and at the Kraków Academy of Art under Tadeusz Kantor. After graduating, he had several joint exhibitions and held his first solo exhibition in 1967 at the Krzysztofory Gallery in Poland. In 1968, he moved to Paris to continue his studies at the National School of Art.