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With Fík you will meet during the holidays - until the end of July!

Great interest was show Wild Birthday Maxipes Fík children or George Solomon extended until July 29. Visitors can see the Gallery Villa Pellé book illustration and film posters illustrator George Solomon significant throughout the first half of the holiday season.

Magical fantasy world of one of the most important illustrators of the second half of the twentieth century, George Solomon, his expressive illustration of the grotesque and unmistakable style accompanied by several generations of children and parents. George Solomon in his work uniquely connects the world of children's fantasies experienced adults. Thus, visitors do Maxipes fig equal society originals illustrations for books Last of the Mohicans, The Hobbit, Pan Tau, Tracy's Tiger or puppet plays. Film fans will certainly be pleased Solomon collection of film posters.

The exhibition Wild Birthday Maxipes Fík or George Solomon kids runs until 29. 7. 2016 Pellé Villa Gallery in Prague 6, Pelléova 10th
Opening hours: Tue - Fri 13 to 18 pm, Sat - Sun 11 to 18 pm, or by appointment. More information is available on the website .

George Solomon,
born. By 1935, the years 1952 to 1962 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and the Hochschule für Graphik und Buchkunst in Leipzig. His work includes nearly a hundred illustrated books, a similar number of prints, film, theater and exhibition posters, many graphics editing, and finally a series of cartoons, one of which became the most popular fairy tale about life Maxipes Fík (1976), later elaborated in several books. From 1990 to 2003 he headed the studio of illustration and graphics at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, in 1992 he was appointed professor. As a visiting professor he worked in the nineties at the Summer Academy in Salzburg, founded Oskar Kokoschka and at the Academy in Miami, USA. He lives in Prague's Vinohrady.

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