Also in 1957, he made a breathtaking reportage in the German part given to Poland after the war. The Western Land series is a particularly human photography using the former German ruins as scenography.
His love and knowledge of the body is great, his female nudes are subtle. The farmer accompanying his cow lightly dancing. Getting off the Paris subway is like a congealed mimodrama, every expression of everyone’s personnage has its meaning. Furthermore, a woman descending the bridge in Venice, the woman going to church in Nysa …. Infinite movability to be enjoyed.
Almost completely devoid of irony, his work is endowed with careful observation combined with a highly alert and sensitive eye. Over the years, his imagery became sharper and Plewinski began distilling abstract compostitions from all manner of landscapes. Beautiful examples include shots of steel mills, snow landscapes, wooden logs in water ….