Contemporary art in Czechoslovakia

  • 140 Pages
  • 3.71 MB
  • English
Embassy of the Czechoslovak Republic
Statementtranslated from the Czech by Geraldine Thomson.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL18988838M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lamač, Miroslav.

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Contemporary art in Czechoslovakia. Prague, Orbis, (OCoLC) Document Type. Czech art is the visual and plastic arts that have been created in the present day Czech Republic and the various states that occupied the Czech lands in the preceding centuries.

The Czech lands have produced artists that have gained recognition throughout the world, including Alfons Mucha, widely regarded as one of the key exponents of the Art Nouveau style, and František Kupka, a.

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Johnson Museum of Art.;]. This Guide to Contemporary Czech Art is the latest in a series of publications devoted to diff erent as-pects of Czech culture. Both the concept and con-tents of this book are the result of the collabora-tion of its fi ve-member editorial board made up of Lucie Drdová, Edith Jeřábková, Pavlína Morganová.

The accompanying photographs, all in color, are outstanding. The works pictured are mainly sculptures, with very few traditional glass forms. Emphasis is on the United States and Czechoslovakia as the leaders in contemporary glasswork.

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Last weekend I was at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, in Prague 7. At around two p.m. I walked out onto the sculpture terrace that forms part of the award-winning 6,m2 site. Two monumental works by Aleš Veselý, one of the Czech Republic’s and Europe’s most important modern sculptors, are currently displayed terrace is massive, as big as two Author: Helen Ford.

The DOX Centre for Contemporary Art situated in Holešovice district is a multipurpose space for presenting Czech and international art. This renovated building of an old factory is also a cultural platform for discussions on current topics, interactive workshops including photography, painting.

On the dark side of watercolor art lives Dima Rebus, a young artist born in Russia. His works are, to say the least, unsettling: floating between reality and surreality, they depict humans and their eerie situations, accompanied by often cheeky titles that evoke the contemporary times we live in.

Art, New York, contains some of the most important photo-graphs of Jaromír Funke (–). the multinational Czechoslovakia. In addition to Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia, and part of Silesia, the new state also opened his mind to Cubism and contemporary art.

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Images persist of vast, grey, treeless expanses of space. Contemporary Art: World Currents is the first comprehensive worldwide survey of contemporary art from the s to the present day. Author Terry Smith argues that, in recent decades, a global shift from modern to contemporary art has occurred: artists everywhere have embraced the contemporary world’s teeming multiplicity, its proliferating differences and its Price: $ Publisher "ORBIS", Prague Czechoslovakia ND(s).

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Geography: Photograph taken in Strážnice, Czech Republic, Europe Date: Medium: Gelatin silver print Dimensions: Image: 9 3/16 × 14 1/16 inches ( × cm) Sheet: 11 13/16 × 15 11/16 inches (30 × cm) Curatorial Department: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Object Location: Currently not on view.

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"The posters of Poland and Czechoslovakia retain a distinct cultural flavor in an increasingly international graphic language of advertising and publicity," states Mr. Garrigan. "A direct, often romantic expression which characterizes much of their poster art derives from a rich tradition of book illustration and folk art.

Today, many contemporary artists are exploring the possibilities of glass art, by pushing the limits of the the malleable molten material. From the perfection of traditional hand-blown glass skills, to the development new precision techniques, here's 8 artists that are showcasing the material's surprising versatility.

When abstract paintings from Papunya Tula began appearing in contemporary art venues, Australian critics wondered if they were pieces of Post-modernist or conceptual art. By the end of the decade, such questions were being asked at an international level, with Western Desert art playing a significant role in the emerging post-colonial debate.

Czechoslovak history, history of the region comprising the historical lands of Bohemia, Moravia, and Slovakia from prehistoric times through their federation, under the name Czechoslovakia, during –With the dissolution of the Czechoslovak federation, the modern states of the Czech Republic and Slovakia came into being on Jan.

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Tomáš Pospiszyl (*) is a Czech critic, curator and art historian. He studied at Charles University in Prague and Bard College in New York.

He worked as a curator at The National Gallery in Prague (), and was a research fellow at The Museum of Modern Art in New York ().

Since he teaches Art History at the Film and TV School of the Academy of. Contemporary Art: World Currents is the first comprehensive worldwide survey of contemporary art from the s to the present day.

Author Terry Smith argues that, in recent decades, a global shift from modern to contemporary art has occurred: artists everywhere have embraced the contemporary world's teeming multiplicity, its proliferating differences and its /5(36). Juxtapoz, ignant, Fubiz, re:art, Huffingtonpost, etc.

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ternational Foto Award, New Talent of the Year • 30under 30 Female.Last weekend I attended the preview for FRONT International, the first Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art.

I can’t claim to have taken in all eleven cultural exercises, which translates into artists showing in twenty-eight venues across the city from the emerging Hingetown district in Ohio City to Gordon Square arts district, from the Cleveland Museum in the elegant University.Xu Bing is a contemporary artist and vice president of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, where he earned his B.A.

and M.F.A. Bing’s artwork has been featured in solo exhibitions in a number of prominent museums worldwide, including the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Joan Miró Foundation .