Saturday, February 16, 2013

Polish Stations of the Cross

Came across a webpage exhibiting what it called "Polish" Stations of the Cross, though the artist, HAP Grieshaber, was German. The web page states that the stations were meant "originally to adorn the Church of the Atonement in Auschwitz, a project which never saw the light of day."

The web page exhibiting these Polish Stations of the Cross is here.


  1. There has always been much religious cultural expression coming from within Poland.

    I am unclear why it never became part of the Church of the Atonment at Auschwitz. Does it relate to the the Carmelite Nun controversy, and its implications? Or does it have nothing to do with the German death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau?

    Just wondering.

  2. I coldn't find any information about that project. Also name "Church of the Atonement" is very atypical. Who's project was it anyway? And by using name Auschwitz, do they mean German camp or Polish town Oświęcim?


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