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HALAS, Frantisek: THYRSOS.
Illustrations and graphic design Jindrich Styrsky.
Praha, Jindrich Styrsky, 1932.
4°, 34 pp. Loose leaves, orig. cover.
Edice 69, vol. 3. - Private printing for a circle of friends and collectors.
Copy number 119 of a limited edition of 138 copies, one of 100 copies on homemade simili Japan paper. - First edition. - Cover with small signs of wear, loose leaves near intact.
Price: 12.500,- CZK




Frantisek Halas ( October 3, 1901, Brno - October 27, 1949, Praha )
Czech poet.

Selected bibliography:
1927, Sepie
1930, Kohout plasi smrt
1930, Tvar
1932, Thyrsos
1934, Horec
1935, Stare zeny
1936, Dokoran
1938, Torzo nadeje
1942, Ladeni
1947, Ja se tam vratim
1948, V rade
1957, A co?

Jindrich Styrsky ( August 11. 1899, Dolni Cermna - March 21. 1942, Praha )
Czech painter, graphic artist, photographer, typographer, poet, scenographer, ...

Study: 1920-1923, Academy of Fine Arts, Praha, prof. Karl Krattner and Jakub Obrovsky.
Membership: Aventinska mansarda, The art association Devetsil, Manes Association of Fine Artists, CSR Surrealist Group.

Selected Solo Exhibitions: 1946, Jindrich Styrsky, Manes, Praha; 1966, Jindrich Styrsky: Fotografie, Dum panu z Kunstatu, Kabinet fotografie Jaromira Funka, Brno; 1969, Jindrich Styrsky 1899 - 1942: Malarstwo, rysunek, collage, fotografie, Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi; 2002, Jindrich Styrsky: Fotograficky archiv / Photographic Archives, Galerie Josefa Sudka, Praha; 2007, Jindrich Styrsky (1899-1942), Dum U Kamenneho zvonu, Praha.
Selected Group Exhibitions: 1921 II. vystava Spolku ceskoslovenskych akademiku vytvarnych v Praze, Topicuv salon, Praha; 1923, Bazar moderniho umeni, Dum umelcu, Praha; 1930, Jindrich Styrsky a Toyen, Aventinska mansarda, Praha; 1932, Poesie 1932, Manes, Praha; 1935, Prvni vystava surrealismu v Praze, Manes; 1936, I. jarni Zlinsky salon, Zlin; 1937, Ceskoslovenske umeni na Mezinarodni vystave v Parizi 1937, Dum umeleckeho prumyslu v Praze; 1937, L'art moderne tchécoslovaque, Galerie Jean Charpentier, Paris; 1937, Arts et Techniques dans la Vie moderne, Palais des Arts Graphiques et Plastiques, Paris; 1942, Opustena paleta, Topicuv salon, Praha; 1946, Trente ans de peinture Tchecoslovaque, Musee de l’Orangerie, Paris; 1947, Exhibition of Czechoslovak Modern Art, Royal Scottish Academy Building, Edinburgh; 1948, La Peinture moderne tchecoslovaque, Antwerpen; 1959, Moderni ceske malirstvi II, Dum umeni mesta Brna; 1963, Moderni ceske malirstvi do druhe svetove valky, Oblastni galerie Vysociny v Jihlave; 1965, Moderni ceská kresba, Palac Kinskych, Praha; 1965, Moderni ceska kresba, Dum umeni mesta Brna, Brno; 1966, Surrealismus a fotografie, Dum panu z Kunstatu, Kabinet fotografie Jaromira Funka, Brno; 1966, Styrsky a Toyen 1921 - 1945, Moravska galerie v Brne; 1968, Il collage nell arte ceca moderna, Galleria ferro di cavalo, Rome; 1969, Arte contemporanea in Cecoslovacchia, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome; 1969, Kolaz v ceskem vytvarnem umeni, Malinuv dum, Havlickuv Brod; 1970, Art tcheque du XXe siecle, Musee Rath, Geneve; 1973, Osobnosti ceske fotografie I. ze sbirek Umeleckoprumysloveho muzea v Praze, Galerie moderniho umeni v Roudnici nad Labem; 1976, Ceske malirstvi 20. stoleti - Generace Socialni skupiny a Devetsilu, Galerie umeni Karlovy Vary; 1983, Peinture surrealiste et imaginative en Tchecoslovaquie 1930 - 1960, Galerie 1900 - 2000, Paris; 1983, Dessins tcheques du 20e siecle, Centre Pompidou, Paris; 1983-1984, Das Prinzip Hoffnung. Aspekte der Utopie in der Kunst und Kultur des 20. Jahrhunderts, Museum Bochum; 1984, Moderni cesky plakat 1918 - 1945, Umeleckoprumyslove museum, Praha; 1987, S.V.U. Manes: Vystava k 100. vyroci zalozeni, Manes, Praha; 1988-1989, Tschechische Kunst der 20er und 30er Jahre: Avantgarde und Tradition, Mathildenhöhe Darmstadtt; 1988-1989, Osteuropäische Avantgarde, Museum Bochum; 1989, Devetsil, A 20-as evek Cseh avantgardja, Mucsarnok, Budapest; 1992, Styrsky,Toyen: Artificialismus 1926 - 1931, Vychodoceska galerie v Pardubicich; 1993, El Arte de la Vanguardia en Checoslovaquia 1918 - 1938: The Art of the Avant-garde in Czechoslovakia 1918 - 1938, IVAM Centre Julio Gonzales, Valencia; 1995-1996, Feminin masculin - le sexe de l art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; 1997, Ceske imaginativni umeni, Galerie Rudolfinum, Praha; 1999/07/09 - 1999/09/19 Modern Beauty: Tschechische Avantgarde - Fotografie 1918 - 1948, Die Neue Sammlung: The International Design Museum Munich, Mnichov; 2005, Ceska fotografie 20. stoleti / Czech photography of the 20th century, Praha; 2007, Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945, National Gallery of Art, Washington; 2009-2010, Gegen jede Vernunft: Surrealismus Paris - Prag, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein; 2014, The Czech Avant-Garde Book, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries (Art Institute Chicago), Chicago, Illinois.

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