prof. UAM dr hab.Agata Jakubowska

Education and employment:

Ph.D. – Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

Ph.D.Habil – Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

2000- Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Department of Art History

2000-2011 – assistant professor

2011-2020 – associate professor

2009-2020 – chair of modern art

2018-2021 – project leader (Gender Politics and the Art of European Socialist States)


History of All-Women Art Exhibitions in Poland - conducted in the years 2013-2017, financed by the Polish National Science Centre (2013/09/B/HS2/02065)

Gender Politics and the Art of European Socialist States – conducted in the years 2018-2021, financed by the Getty Foundation (Connecting Art Histories initiative),

Publications (selection):


  1. Maria Pinińska-Bereś. Sztuka i emancypacja kobiet w socjalistycznej Europie [Maria Pinińska-Bereś. Art and the emancipation of women in the socialist Europe]– in preparation
  2. Horizontal Art History and Beyond. Revisioning Peripherial Critical Practices, ed. with Magdalena Radomska – under review
  3. After Piotr Piotrowski. Art, Democracy and Friendship, ed. with Magdalena Radomska, Poznań: Adam Mickiewicz University Press, 2019
  4. Zofia Kulik. Methodology, My Love, ed., Warsaw: Museum of Modern Art, 2019
  5. All-Women Art Spaces in Europe in the long 1970s, ed. with Katy Deepwell, The Liverpool University Press, 2018
  6. Natalia LL. „Consumer Art” and Beyond, ed., Warsaw: CAA Ujazdowski Castle, 2016
  1. Alina Szapocznikow. Awkward objects, ed., Warsaw: Museum of Modern Art, 2011
  2. Portret wielokrotny dzieła Aliny Szapocznikow [Multi-portrait of the Alina Szapocznikow Oeuvre], Poznań: Adam Mickiewicz University Press, 2008
  3. Na marginesach lustra. Ciało kobiece w pracach polskich artystek [On the Margins of a Mirrow. Female Body in the Works of Polish Women Artists], Cracow: Universitas, 2004


  1. Politics of women-only exhibitions today, “European Journal of Women's Studies”, published July 14, 2020,
  2. Exhibiting Women's Art in Post-War Europe, “Artl@s Bulletin” 8, no. 1 (2019): Article 16,
  3. Circulation of Feminist Ideas in Communist Poland, in: Globalizing East European Art Histories: Past and Present, Beata Hock, Anu Allas (eds.), Routledge, 2018, p. 135-148
  4. Personalising the Global History of Pop Art. Alina Szapocznikow and Maria Pinińska-Bereś, in: Öhrner, Annika (ed.) Art in Transfer in the Era of Pop. Curatorial Practices and Transnational Strategies, Södertörn Studies in Art History and Aesthetics, Södertörn 2017, p. 239-259
  5. Divided Body. Ewa Partum's “Hommage à Solidarność” (Łódź 1982, West Berlin, 1983, in: OwnReality (23), 2016, ed. Mathilde Arnoux, Clément Layet,
  6. Meetings: Exhibitions of Women’s Art Curated by Izabella Gustowska, „Ikonotheka” 26, 2016, p. 291-311.
  7. M/Paternal meanings in the neo-avant-garde (Günter Brus, KwieKulik), in: The Aesthetics of Matter. Modernism, the Avant-Garde and Material Exchange, Sarah Posman et al. (ed.), Berlin-New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2013, p. 335-346.
  8. Magdalena Abakanowicz’s “Abakans” and the Feminist Revolution, in: Regarding the Popular: High and Low Culture in the Avant-Garde and Modernism , European Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies, vol. 2, Sascha Bru et al (ed.), Berlin- New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2011, p. 253-265