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Tomáš Vosolsobě (March 7, 1937, Prague-Střešovice - Velvary January 10, 2011) was a Czech painter, philatelist and occasional photographer.
After completing his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, he worked as a designer by profession. He also dedicated his career to filmmaking and graphic advertising. In 70th he worked as a photographer for the Postal Museum in Prague.
Thanks to oppressive circumstances in Czechoslovakia in 1982 he moved to Switzerland, where he spent 18 years of his life.
His artistic style is unique and his work has always responded to the changing times. He was a representative of Informal, in their creative works developed the theme of symmetry and not a small part of his work was dedicated to a strong color contrasts.
He was a member of the Union of Czechoslovak Artists, Union of Visual Artists of the Czech Republic and the Central Association of Artists. Their works exhibited in many solo and group exhibitions.
Leoš Janáček was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher. He was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music to create an original, modern musical style.
Josef Koudelka is a Czech-French photographer. He is a member of Magnum Photos and has won awards such as the Prix Nadar (1978), a Grand Prix National de la Photographie (1989), a Grand Prix Henri Cartier-Bresson (1991), and the Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography (1992). Exhibitions of his work have been held at the Museum of Modern Art and the International Center of Photography, New York; the Hayward Gallery, London; the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; and the Palais de Tokyo, Paris.
Jan Saudek is an art photographer and painter. He and his twin brother Kaja Saudek are holocaust survivors.
Jan Kotěra was a Czech architect, artist and interior designer, and one of the key figures of modern architecture in Bohemia.
Vladimír Boudník was a graphic artist, photographer and a key figure in Czech post-war art, and a representative of the "explosionism" movement. He is best known for his active and structural graphic art, but also created mostly photographic and monotype works that, until recently, remained unknown.
The Mánes Association of Fine Artists was an artists' association and exhibition society founded in 1887 in Prague and named after painter Josef Mánes.
FusionArts Museum(s), first founded at 57 Stanton Street on Manhattan's Lower East Side are a series of curated exhibition spaces dedicated to the exhibition and archiving of "fusion art". The museum was and remains at its successive locations a not-for-profit gallery operated by Converging Arts Media Organization, a not-for-profit arts organization which promotes emerging American and international fusion artists. Though the initial space in Manhattan was converted into a commercial art gallery in 2012 and is currently not operating as a Fusionarts museum, other spaces in Prague, Czech, Republic and Easton, Pennsylvania are.
Mikuláš Medek was a Czech painter. He was a grandson of the impressionist painter Antonín Slavíček, son of the General of the Czechoslovak Army and Catholic writer Rudolf Medek and brother of the journalist Ivan Medek. He is considered one of the most important representatives of Czech modern painting and one of the most important exponents of the post-war period. He was the husband of the photographer Emila Medková.
The Slav Epic is a cycle of 20 large canvases painted by Czech Art Nouveau painter Alfons Mucha between 1910 and 1928. The cycle depicts the mythology and history of Czechs and other Slavic peoples. In 1928, after finishing his monumental work, Mucha bestowed the cycle upon the city of Prague on condition that the city build a special pavilion for it. Prior to 2012, the work was a part of the permanent exhibition at the chateau in the town of Moravský Krumlov in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. In 2012, all 20 works were moved and displayed together on the ground floor of the Veletržní Palace till 2016, in an exhibition organized by the National Gallery in Prague. The works are currently not on display, waiting for a new location to be completed in Prague.
Kája Saudek was a Czech comics illustrator and graphic artist. Called the "King of Czech comic books", from the late 1960s he was considered one of the top artists of Czech comics. He was highly influential as part of popular culture prior to 1989. He was the twin brother of Jan Saudek, internationally known as a photographer and painter.
Vilém Heckel was a Czech photographer. He devoted himself mainly to landscape photography, with special focus on the photography of mountains. In 1970, he died at Huascarán, Peru. Vilém Heckel was one of the founders of the genre of industrial and promotional photography in Czechoslovakia.
Robert Vano is a Slovak photographer living in Prague.
Karel Plicka was a Czechoslovak photographer, film director, cinematographer, folklorist, and pedagogue. He is considered a founder of Slovak film education and filmmaking. He helped establish the genre of ethnographic film in Czechoslovakia.
Vhrsti is a Czech illustrator, writer, children's book author, comics artist and scenarist, member of the unofficial new wave of Czech and Slovak comics Generation Zero and the Czech Cartoonists' Union. He lives in Pilsen in the Czech Republic.
Stanko Abadžić is a Croatian photographer and photojournalist. He lives and works in Zagreb, Croatia.
Jaroslav Rössler was a pioneer of Czech avant-garde photography and a member of the association of Czech avant-garde artists Devětsil (Butterbur).
Jan Pohribný is a Czech photographer.
Jaroslav Beneš is a Czech photographer and co-founder of the photographic group called Český dřevák.
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 pioneer of abstract art.
Josef Matěj Navrátil was a Czech painter.