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Program

Nov 11, 2015 - Dec 29, 2015

Exhibition of figure drawing by Boris Jirků

With this last exhibition of the year, the Czech Centre Seoul is presenting to Korean public Czech painter Boris Jirků. His exhibition simultaneously closes the project dedicated to contemporary Czech figure drawing. The whole project was implemented in cooperation with the association Figurama and its aim was to establish contacts between Czech and Korean artistic schools and, moreover, involve art schools in Korea to this project.

The opening will take place on November 10 from 19:00 pm.

Boris Jirků is one of the most important representatives of contemporary Czech figural drawing. For many years he taught this discipline at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, currently teaches at the Institute of Art and Design, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen and at the Faculty of Fine Arts Academy of Arts in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia (see more below). The exhibition will largely present the drawings and graphics from the cycle Dolce Vita.


Biography

Painter, sculptor, illustrator prof. Boris Jirků was born April 10, 1955 in Zlin. From 1970 to 1974, he completed Secondary School of Applied Arts in Uherske Hradiste and in the years 1974 to 1980 the Academy of Fine Arts, in the studio prof.akad.mal. Ernest Paderlik. Until 1990 music school teacher. He led 17 years of teaching figure drawing and painting at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague (AAAD). Briefly served as rector. Now leads the teaching figure drawing and painting at the Institute of Art and Design, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. At the same time the leader and guarantor of doctoral and master's program - traditional media (figure - drawing, graphics, illustration, painting, sculpture) at the Faculty of Fine Arts Academy of Arts in Banska Bystrica. FIGURAMA organizes exhibitions, student artwork fifteen universities in Europe and the USA. He is a free drawing, painting, graphics, illustration, wood and metal sculpture, artistic realizations in architecture. He has participated in several dozen group exhibitions at home and abroad.

http://www.borisjirku.cz/


Venue:

Seogyo-dong 395-19, Mapo-gu
03176 Seoul
South Korea

Date

From: Nov 11, 2015
To: Dec 29, 2015

Organizer:

Czech Centre


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