Natalia Lach-Lachowicz (born 18 April 1937), known as Natalia LL, is a Polish artist. She paints, photographs, draws, performs, and does video art. Sean O'Hagan, writing in The Guardian in 2017, described her as "a neglected early-1970s Polish-born pioneer of feminist avant garde image making".[1]

Natalia LL
Natalia Lach-Lachowicz

EducationAcademy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw
Known forArtist
Notable work
Consumer art (1972)


From 1946 to 1956 Lach-Lachowicz lived in Bielsko-Biała where she completed basic and secondary education. From 1957 to 1963 she studied at the State College of Fine Arts (nowadays Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts) in Wrocław under the supervision of Professor S. Dawski, where she completed her MSc. In 1964 she received a Diploma of the Association of Polish Art Photographers [pl] (ZPAF).

In 1970 she co-founded the Permafo [pl] gallery in Wrocław. Since 1975 she has been engaged in the international feminist art movement and has taken part in various symposia and exhibitions.

Since 2004 she has been senior lecturer at the University of Fine Arts in Poznań.[citation needed]


The series Consumer Art (1972–1975) consists of photographs and film which raise questions about the common representation of women in pornography.[2]


  • Opera Omnia. Wrocław: Ośrodek Kultury i Sztuki we Wrocławiu [pl], 2009. ISBN 978-84-87104-84-8.



Group exhibitionsEdit

  • Rebelle: Art and Feminism 1969-2009, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, Netherlands, 2009[4]

Photo galleryEdit


  1. ^ O'Hagan, Sean (13 December 2017). "The top 10 photography exhibitions of 2017". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  2. ^ Džuverović, Lina. "Natalia Lach-Lachowicz (Natalia LL)". Tate. Tate. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  3. ^ "60. urodziny ZPAF" (in Polish). 21 May 2007. Archived from the original on 12 November 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2013.
  4. ^ Westen, Mirjam (2009). Rebelle: Art & Feminism 1969-2009. Arnhem: Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem. ISBN 978-90-72861-45-0.