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BREZINA, Otokar: ESEJ.
Three orig.
lithographs Vladimir Suchanek, page layout Milan Kopriva, editorial note Josef Glivicky.
Praha, Pamatnik narodniho pisemnictvi a Spolek ceskych bibliofilu, 1988. 1. vyd.
4°, no paging [12], [4]. Loose leaves, original cardboard cover.
One of 170 unnumbered copies. All lithographs signed by the artist in pencil. - Cover nearly intact, loose leaves intact.
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Otokar Brezina ( September 13. 1868, Pocatky - March 25. 1929, Jaromerice nad Rokytnou )
Czech poet and essayist.
His remarkable poetry earned Brezina a number honorary titles: in 1913 he became a corresponding member, and in 1923 a regular member of the Czech Academy of Arts and Sciences, in 1919 he received an honorary doctorate from Charles University, Prague. However, he turned down the offer to become a professor at the new University of Brno in 1921. In 1921 and again in 1929 he was a Czech candidate for the Nobel Prize for literature.
Bibliography:
Tajemne dalky (Mysteroius Distances), a collection of poems, 1895
Svitani na zapade (Daybreak in the West), a collection of poems, 1896
Vetry od polu (Winds from the Poles), a collection of poems, 1897
Stavitele chramu (The Builders of the Church), a collection of poems, 1899
Ruce (Hands), a collection of poems, 1901
Hudba pramenu (The Music of the Sources), a collection of essays, 1903
Posthumously: Skryte dejiny (The Hidden History), a collection of essays, 1970, ed. by J. Zika.


Vladimir Suchanek was born on February 12, 1933, in Nove Mesto nad Metuji.
Czech painter, graphic artist, illustrator.
Study: 1952 - 1954, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Paedagogy, prof. Cyril Bouda, Karel Lidicky a Martin Salcman; 1954 - 1960, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, prof. Vladimir Silovsky
Selected Membership: Association of Czech Graphic Artists Hollar.
Selected Collections: National Gallery in Prague; Prague City Gallery; Gallery of Modern Art in Hradec Kralove; Art Gallery Karlovy Vary; Art Gallery Cheb; Museum of art in Olomouc; Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovak Republic; Albertina in Vienna, Austria; Pushkin Museum in Moscow; Rockford Prints Museum, USA.
Solo Exhibitions: Extraordinary amount of exhibitions from 1962 to the present.
Group Exhibitions:
Extraordinary amount of collective exhibitions from 1959 until the present.
Selected Literature: 1995, Nova encyklopedie ceskeho vytvarneho umeni (N-Z); 2005, Slovnik ceskych a slovenskych vytvarnych umelcu 1950 - 2005 (XV. St - Sam).


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