Showing posts with label czech. Show all posts
Showing posts with label czech. Show all posts

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Jan Konůpek (1883-1950)... woodcut and etching... 1925


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Woodcut ~ Creation of a man ~ 1925


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from  cycle of 10 etchings Monastery 1925 ~ Mysteries of the night



Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Leonidas Kryvošej (1957-)...paintings




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Child in Time



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Písař jeho veličenstva


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Lékař jeho veličenstva




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Spiritus familiaris


more wonders HERE



Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Jindrich Styrsky...collage ...Comte de Lautréamont...1939...



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"It was a spring day. Birds spilled out their warbling canticles, and humans, having answered their various calls of duty, were bathing in the sanctity of fatigue. Everything was working out its destiny: trees, planets, sharks. All except the Creator! He was stretched out on the highway, his clothing torn, His lower lip hung down like a soporific cable. His teeth were unbrushed, and dust clogged the blond waves of his hair. Numbed by a torpid drowsiness, crushed against pebbles, his body was making futile efforts to get up again. His strength had left him, and he lay there weak as an earthworm, impassive as treebark. Gouts of wine swamped the ruts trenched by his shoulders' nervous twitches."
  
Lautréamont, From "Maldoror"
     (trans. Alexis Lykiard)


previous Jindrich Styrsky

Styrsky poem > here



Saturday, July 30, 2011

Toyen (Marie Cerminova) ... Erotica & essay...



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"Toyen's entire oeuvre aims at nothing less than the correction of the exterior world in terms of a desire that feeds upon and grows from its own satisfaction. "
Benjamin Peret 1953


interesting essay on Toyen here >

previous toyen



Monday, September 21, 2009

Toyen...





Marie Čermínová (TOYEN)

September 21, 1902 Prague - November 1980, Paris
was a Czech painter, draftsman and illustrator, a member of the surrealist movement.


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