Until you do not lose sight of art’s shore, you cannot cross-ocean’s creativity For postcard or poster sized souvenirs, do not forget its gift shop. Here you can admire this beloved artist, whose talent for expressive women helped define the Art Nouveau movement. Mucha Museum collection includes theatrical posters that established Czech painter Alphonse Mucha reputation in Paris, alongside work …Read More »
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A THRESHOLD BETWEEN THE LIFE ON EARTH AND HEAVEN – Czech author’s travel.
A journey not about the places only, but also about their cultural entertainments. “Hladit hada bosou nohou“, caressing snake barefoot. Do not worry; you will not have to experience this during your trip to the Czech Republic. This is their special way of saying, equivalent to your “walking in the lion’s den“. In the castle of Valtice https://www.czechtourism.com/home/, the wine …Read More »
INSPIRATION, WORK AND ARTISTIC FATE – Emil Filla, early Cubist painter between two wars.
Using multiple perspectives and stylizations of form. His works melded aspects of Cubism and Fauvism in his still lifes, landscapes, and figurative works. He was active in design (as well as in painting), like many Czech modernists. He was born in Chropyně (Moravia), into an 1882 April day, and spent his childhood in Brno, but later moved to Prague. After …Read More »