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Jan 23, 2014 - Mar 15, 2014

Pop-ups from Prague

"Pop-ups from Prague: A Centennial Celebration of the Graphic Artistry of Vojtěch Kubašta (1914-1992): From the Collection of Ellen G. K. Rubin"

Over 100 items from The Popuplady's extensive Kubašta collection will showcase not only pop-up books, but pop-up and flat ephemera, advertising, posters, original art, games and puzzles, childhood sketches, etc. all paper-engineered and illustrated by Vojtěch Kubašta. The exhibit focuses on Kubašta's passions for music, Mozart, Prague, and children and brings to light the political climate in which he worked, first under the Nazis followed by the Communists.

January 23-March 15, 2014 at the Grolier Club
47 E. 60th St. (between Park and Madison Avenues), New York City
Free of charge and open to the public, Monday-Friday, 10 AM -5 PM.

Mark your calendars for the program events below.
The Popuplady would love to see and meet you there!

Tuesday, February 4, 6-8 PM:
A talk on "The Life, Art, and Times of Vojtěch Kubašta" by curator,
Ellen G. K. Rubin, followed by a panel discussion with:

  • Dagmar Kubaštová, Kubašta's daughter,
  • Robert Sabuda, award-winning paper engineer,
  • Monika Brandup, creative director of Up With Paper.

Curator's Chats:
Wednesday, February 12, 5:30-7:30 PM
Wednesday, February 26, 1-2 PM

Saturday, March 1, 2-4 PM and by special arrangement.
The Curator's Chat is an informal tour of the exhibit with the curator,
The Popuplady.


Grolier Club, 47 E. 60th St., NYC


From: Jan 23, 2014
To: Mar 15, 2014


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