(1919 - 1978)
Mieczyslaw Chojko was active/lived in Poland. Mieczyslaw Chojko is known for painting.
Biography Mieczyslaw Chojko
Mieczyslaw Stanislaw Chojko (1919 - 1978) left Poland during
World War II where he fought alongside the allied army in Italy. After
the war he went to Britain where he studied at Sir John Cass school of
Art, Architecture and Design . Here Chojko’s use of abstraction was
ahead of his time. Chojko exhibited with Group 49 , a group of
Polish artists who had also come to Britain via Italy. During his solo
show at The Related Arts Centre in London some of his paintings were
deliberately damaged, which Chojko took personally, refusing to exhibit
his work again during his lifetime. The exhibition Art Out of the
Bloodlands: A Century of Polish Artists in Britain , took place at the
Ben Uri Gallery i
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