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Paul Harvey presents works influenced by Czech avant-garde

Paul Harvey presents works influenced by Czech avant-garde From London to the Czech Avant-Garde - the apt title of the exhibition bear that in Prague Art & Event Black Swan Gallery presents works by Paul Harvey, the UK's leading Stuckist and experienced punk musician.

From 26 August to the end of October will be able to see the collection of works inspired mainly by Karel Teige and the Czech avant-garde of the 20s and 30s of the last century.

"Some of my paintings were directly influenced by the work of Czech artist and writer Karel Teige, especially a series of montages or collages created from 1934 until his death in 1951. Some of my earlier paintings seem to be affected, but were created before I he was aware of the rich history of the Czech avant-garde. However explain why I was subsequently fascinated by what I discovered on the Czech scene, "he says the artist, for whom a Czech visual arts and film statute crucial artistic inspiration.

His first intensive contacts with the Czech avant-garde was performed by a new wave of Czech cinema 60s and 70s, mainly due to the film Valerie and Her Week of Wonders. Despite the author's theme Nezval then Paul Harvey got to Devetsil, Prague surrealist group, Teigemu and Toyen.

The exhibition will also presented part of Harvey's long partially autobiographical project Burning Up Time (burning time), which is represented by one year each one image (starting in 1960 when he was born).

Art & Event Gallery Black Swan has been systematically stuckismu, artistic direction, which returns to play constructive quality work, view faithful to reality and resign elemental clarity of the audience. There has been exhibited founder and guru stuckismu Charles Thomson, Stuckist world renown Czech Jiri Hauschka and going to an exhibition of another acclaimed Czech artist Jaroslav rollers. Noteworthy is the fact that all mention of Paul Harvey is currently exposed in the elite group of world Stuckist a representative exhibition The Stuckists Art Show and Sale Summer in Liverpool.

British artist Paul Harvey, one of the most important representatives stuckismu confers strong internal links with Czech avant-garde of the 20s and 30s of the last century. After the basic momentum gained through the Czech New Wave films, discovered for himself the artistic poetics especially Karel Teige and Toyen .
He is fascinated by Teige unique ability to connect female characters, landscape and architecture. Teige took the view that all art is nothing but transformed eroticism, and that there is no other subject than the omnipotence of love. "His work has a strong and authentic surrealist elements, but expressed in a way that is felt as reality really like nature, "she explains Paul Harvey, adding:" All these things I see as important aspects of his own work, particularly in the way they combine seemingly unrelated elements to make sense and have meaning. This could be perceived as magic realism. "


Source: tz, editorially modified



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