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Jan 29, 2016 7:00 PM

CZECH CUBISM (1909-1919)

An illustrated talk by Prof. Arch. Jiří Pelcl, UMPRUM, Prague

After 1909, Prague was considered the second most popular center of European Cubism after Paris. In his talk, Professor Jiří Pelc will present the amazing era in Czech art history with focus on Cubism as applied in the Czech architecture, furniture design and other applied arts.

In conjunction with a new extensive exhibit at the Museum of Cubism in Prague, in an outstanding piece of Cubist architecture by Josef Gočár, the Black Madonna House. www.czkubismus.cz/en/


Suggested donation $5.00

RSVP: newyork@svu2000.org

[FOTO] JIŘÍ  PELCL is a prominent personality in the field of design in the Czech Republic. Aside from applied design activity for industrial manufacturing, he works in the area of design theory, lectures at colleges and universities at home and abroad. He is a professor at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design (UMPRUM) in Prague where during 2002–2005 he was a rector. His design work has received many awards and is represented in the permanent design collections of the National Gallery in Prague, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, the Moravian Gallery in Brno, Die Neue Sammlung in Munich, Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Zurich, the Swedish Glassmuseum in Småland, Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt and the Aldrich Collection in Brighton, UK.  Currently, he is a visiting Fulbright Masaryk Scholar at the Pratt Institute researching history of the Shaker furniture style.  www.pelcl.cz

Organized by Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU), New York Chapter


Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States


Jan 29, 2016 7:00 PM


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