Jaromír Funke was a Photographer Born in Skuteč, Czech Republic. During the 1920s, he was recognized for his unique work and became a leading figure in Czech photography. His photographs were unconventional and expressive. He would photograph inanimate objects such as bottles, glass, and plates, using the contrast of light and shadow to create original still life’s.
His use of light, shadows, and mirrors resulted in photographs which were striking and interesting. During his career in photography, he also published critiques and editorials about photography.
He taught at the School of Graphic Art in Prague and the School of Arts and Crafts in Bratislava. He was also editor of the journal Fotograficky Obzor for several years and published a number of written works.
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