by Vojtech Kubasta and published by Bancroft & Co, London, 1962 and Artia in Prague, 1963. This pop-up children’s book showed what Czech children imagined to be an American camp featuring Native Americans, or as Czechs called them, Indians. (Please give images time to load.) I cherish the beautiful art in The Day of the...
What a special post today, as we are looking at the most adorable and sweet sleeping babies clad in Slovak kroje thanks to the creative mind and eye of Slovak photographer Monika Klučiarová. She has taken precious little newborns and dresses them in kroje (traditional Slovak folk dress/costume) to create the most adorable portraits, we promise you...
In 1902, a Czech artist from the town of Králův Dvůr traveled to Italy in order to help the famous Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch, design posters for the Prague exhibition of 1905. His name was Jan Preisler. At a young age, Preisler began attracting attention at school for his drawings. He showed a great talent...
Michal Trpák is a sculpture/painter born in České Budějovice in 1982. His eye catching art can be found all over public areas in Prague, and whether it be in a office space, a restaurant, or on the street, its contemporary style remains. Though all of his art is unique and beautiful in its own way, his...
Petr Johannes Brandl (1668-1735) was one of the greatest Baroque painters in Bohemia during his time. Though he painted many beautiful biblical scenes, today we will be taking a look at some of his portraits, because whether they were of noblemen, peasants, or saints – the lifelike expressions he captured were beautiful. You don’t have...
Marie Čermínová (1902 – 1980), was a Czech Transgender Artist mostly known as Toyen in the art world. Born in Smíchov, Bohemia, she lived much of her life in Paris. She left home at the age of 16 and worked at a soap factory in Zizkov while putting himself through school. During her 60-year career she was created...