Archives for category: mixed media

The last few years I spent most of my time on the Jamming project and my work for the Barvolam organisation. Jamming is an inclusive arts project in which artists with so-called “learning disabilities” together with artists handicapped by an art school education make collective paintings. I participated in many collective painting sessions, but did very little painting on my own. This summer I was able to spend more time in my studio (see below) and also found the time to update this website: I added the albums Digital Collage 2013-2015, The Expression of the Emotions in Humans (2016-2017) and Socialism or Barbarism (in progress) in the new section Collage, in the Paintings section Sketchbook Pages 2017-2019, Paintings 2015 and Paintings 2016-2017, in the Photography section Nature Morte (2009) and Pedestrians (2015), and I updated Graphic Design. Enjoy!

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to play with the dog or eat it? / 2019 / acrylic and mixed media on hardboard / 50×40

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portrait of my father / 2019 / acrylic and mixed media on hardboard / 45×60

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orange-green composition with elephants and pissing man / 2019 / acrylic and mixed media on hardboard / 50×60

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the guest house / 2016 / acrylic and mixed media on paper / 100×140

This being human is a guest house.
Every morning a new arrival.

A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary awareness comes
as an unexpected visitor.

Welcome and entertain them all!
Even if they are a crowd of sorrows,
who violently sweep your house
empty of its furniture,
still, treat each guest honorably.
He may be clearing you out
for some new delight.

The dark thought, the shame, the malice.
meet them at the door laughing and invite them in.

Be grateful for whatever comes.
because each has been sent
as a guide from beyond.

Jelaluddin Rumi,
translation by Coleman Barks

Paul Klee was better at this, but I keep trying. Using colours is not my strongest side, so I have to practice. I also did the finishing touch on two small paintings that were waiting for it already a long time.

paul klee was better at this / 2015 / acrylic on hardboard / two panels, each 40x50

paul klee was better at this / 2015 / acrylic on hardboard / two panels, each 40×50

happy testicle / 2015 / acrylic, charcoal and collage on hardboard / 24,5x36,5

happy testicle / 2015 / acrylic, charcoal and collage on hardboard / 24,5×36,5

home / 2015 / acrylic and collage on hardboard / 24x29

home / 2015 / acrylic and collage on hardboard / 24×29

My entry for the Samorosti exhibition in Roxy/NoD. Opening 22nd of July, 7:00 PM.

human and animal locomotion / 2015 / mixed media and acrylic on hardboard / 45x60

human and animal locomotion / 2015 / mixed media and acrylic on hardboard / 45×60

While preparing for my studio exhibition in did the finishing touch on two small pieces I started quite some time ago. In spite of the playfulness they contain references to the transatlantic slave trade, Milgram’s experiment, the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal and U.S.A. drone attacks.

evil spirit / 2014 / acrylic and mixed media on board / 30x44,5

evil spirit / 2014 / acrylic and mixed media on board / 30×44,5

in the ethnological museum / 2014 / acrylic and mixed media on board / 27x36,5

in the ethnological museum / 2014 / acrylic and mixed media on board / 27×36,5

Preparing for my installation “1-0-0 (antidepressants are cool)” at the Ukradená galerie.

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1-0-0 (work in progress) / 2014 / acrylic and mixed media on board / 57,5×38

 

Mixed media experiment from the “Textures and Rhythms” workshop at Výtvarniště

without title / 2014 / acrylic, plaster, wax and mixed media on board / 34x32

without title / 2014 / acrylic, plaster, wax and mixed media on board / 34×32

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