Jiří Šalamoun Or Imaginable views of the World

Jiří Šalamoun Or Imaginable views of the World

In the book you will find Šalamoun’s children’s drawings, studies, illustrations in their raw form, narrative illustrations, cantastoria, sketches for one’s own use, lithographs, posters, studies for animated film, book adaptations and poems. In the accompanying texts, several connoisseurs of Šal...


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Ivan Sobotka / Faces and Eyes

Ivan Sobotka / Faces and Eyes

The monograph of Ivan Sobotka (1927–2008), one of the most remarkable Czech artists of the second half of the twentieth century.


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Interview with Václav Bláha / How to Think ... Art

Interview with Václav Bláha / How to Think ... Art

Václav Bláha speaks with Karel Hvížďala on the ability to be free, the honest and upright father, illegible messages, art as a mystery and the possibilities of living a parallel life.


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Květoš Vašíček & Miroslav Tichý, Zdeněk Vašíček & Rudolf Jičín / Alternative Gaya

Květoš Vašíček & Miroslav Tichý, Zdeněk Vašíček & Rudolf Jičín / Alternative Gaya

What is an artistic work? Who is an artist? Are both bound somehow to a place and origin? What connects the inventive Květoslav Vašíček, the remarkable painter and thinker Miroslav Tichý, the friends and philosophers Rudolf Jičín and Zdeněk Vašíček, and the graceful and powerful painter and poet ...


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Věra Nováková / Whence come you, and whither are you going?

Věra Nováková / Whence come you, and whither are you going?

Life is like walking a tightrope that is stretched from one place to another, whence and whither we know not. We have only the rope beneath our feet, these few moments in ther world around us, voices, the reaction of the crowd.


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Pavel Vošický / A STROLL THROUGH THE CENTURY

Pavel Vošický / A STROLL THROUGH THE CENTURY

An animal with several noble qualities has already populated the entire planet and is heading into the cosmos, but when one recalls previous centuries he cannot feel exemplary or deserving of the title wise, not even rational, thoughtful et cetera.


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Eugen Brikcius / Vyložení umělci aneb Kunsthistorické pohádky

Eugen Brikcius / Vyložení umělci aneb Kunsthistorické pohádky

Kdo naslouchá úvodním slovům na vernisážích nebo čte umělecko-vědná pojednání o vystavených dílech, obrazech a sochách, bývá začasté poněkud zmaten z toho, co slyší nebo čte vzhledem k tomu, co spatřil: odborník se pokouší sdělit něco o něčem, jazykem o čemsi mimojazkovém, je nutkán obracet se k ...


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Gertruda Gruber Göpfertová / Alternative Gaya

Gertruda Gruber Göpfertová / Alternative Gaya

“I try to make it to or at least hobble towards the bridge between heaven and earth – to preserve joy, not remain beholden to wonder and gratitude. To call to mind every morning: God, it is You we praise, You we extol, to You we bow down. I too know many desolate and dark hours – with love as our...


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Eugen Brikcius / Sluneční hodiny

Eugen Brikcius / Sluneční hodiny

esetický zážitek z konfrontace živlů a krajiny


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A conversation between Magor and Brikcius in the pub U Lojzy

A conversation between Magor and Brikcius in the pub U Lojzy

Those who knew Eugen Brikcius at the time of his public performances probably think that he has left the scene. The opposite, however, is true.


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Gertruda Gruber Göpfertová / Winter Piano

Gertruda Gruber Göpfertová / Winter Piano

“My region is etched into me,” says the poet, and we, inquiring after her sources of inspiration, the way they did for the poetry of Jan Čep – who introduced the young Gertruda Göpfertová to the literary world – we hit upon one of them.


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Načeradský, Bolf a Typlt / Resonance

Načeradský, Bolf a Typlt / Resonance

Exhibition catalogue of works on paper by Jiří Načeradský (1939-2014), Josef Bolf (1971) and Lubomír Typlt (1975), a former professor and two of his distinguished students


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Otevřený dopis Eugena Brikciuse právničce Ortové

Otevřený dopis Eugena Brikciuse právničce Ortové

Ticho! Bude-li se tato demonstrace ještě jednou opakovat, nechám vyklidit soudní místnost. Tady se nekoná happening!


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Wild Swine’s Horseradish

Wild Swine’s Horseradish

fragments of stories, incantations and nursery rhymes from Podivicko and Kališťsko Compiled by Miloš Doležal. Prepared and published from the Waldbaum writings, text typeset and illustrated by Luboš Drtina. Black watercolors, minimal lines, both concise and burlesque, the mysterious and the grot...


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Dobrodružství zvané Tvář

Dobrodružství zvané Tvář

Do dnešních poměrů určovaných trendy co nejnovějších banalit, klipovitým viděním, útržkovitým psaním a rychločtením štěků bychom rádi přinesli upozornění na kvalitní texty, které jsou psány pro život. Ačkoliv byly zveřejněny v letech šedesátých i dnes umožňují dobře rozlišovat skutečné od klamnéh...


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Tvář 7/69

Tvář 7/69

Do dnešních poměrů určovaných trendy co nejnovějších banalit, klipovitým viděním, útržkovitým psaním a rychločtením štěků bychom rádi přinesli upozornění na kvalitní texty, které jsou psány pro život. Ačkoliv byly zveřejněny v letech šedesátých i dnes umožňují dobře rozlišovat skutečné od klamnéh...


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Prague Fantastic Realism

Prague Fantastic Realism

The episode of Czech art history connected with the early work of Jan Jedlička, Vladivoj Kotyza and Mikuláš Rachlík has remained completely hidden from both art historians and the public for almost half a century.


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Marie Blabolilová / Rastry

Marie Blabolilová / Rastry

Temná smrčina, Padající sníh, Modříny a jedle, Modré okno, Křeslo, Kočky, Skleničky, Lilie, Kopec, Kristus


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Jiří Kobr / Stations of the Cross (concertina book)

Jiří Kobr / Stations of the Cross (concertina book)

The book actually came into being incidentally or, perhaps better, as a game. Sometime in 2014 I was to carve the Stations of the Cross for a certain chapel. This was a task I had always longed for, but at the same time I sensed a certain weight of responsibility. I had to prepare for it and thin...


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KAREL HYNEK MÁCHA / MAY

KAREL HYNEK MÁCHA / MAY

On the eve of the national holiday Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day, we present to you Mácha’s May, illustrated and published by Luboš Drtina, as a memorial to an extraordinary work last read by many, if at all, in school.


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