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DURYCH, Jaroslav: PANENKY.
Illustration Josef Sima. Typographic design Karel Dyrynk.
Praha, Otakar Storch-Marien, 1927. 2nd ed.
4°, 84 pp. Sections sewn, original publisher's cover with flaps.
Aventinum, vol. 174. - Copy number 259 on wood-free paper. In total 600 copies. - Cover with signs of little wear. Sections sewn intact. Collector's condition. - Language: Czech.
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Josef Sima (March 19, 1891, Jaromer, Austria-Hungary - July 24, 1971, Paris, France)
Czech painter, graphic artist, illustrator, ...
Study: 1909 - 1911, Umeleckoprumyslova skola, Praha, prof. Emanuel Dite; 1909 - 1914, Ceske vysoke uceni technicke, Praha; 1911 - 1918, Akademie vytvarnych umeni, Praha, prof. Vlaho Bukovac and Jan Preisler; 1919 - 1920, Vysoke uceni technicke, Brno.
Selected Memberships: Sdruzeni ceskych umelcu grafiku Hollar, Skupina vytvarnych umelcu v Brne, Aventinska mansarda, Umelecky svaz Devetsil, Le Grand Jeu, Umelecka beseda, Spolek vytvarnych umelcu Manes.
Solo Exhibitions: Amount of solo exhibitions since 1925 up to present..
Group Exhibitions: Amount of group exhibitions since 1918 up to present.
Selected Collections: Moravska galerie v Brne, Narodni galerie v Praze.

Selected Literature: 1937, L'art moderne tchecoslovaque (1905–1933), Libraire Felix Alcan, Paris; 1967, Aventinum a jeho knizni vytvarnici, Nakladatelstvi ceskoslovenskych vytvarnych umelcu, Praha; 1969, Vytvarne projevy surrealismu, Odeon, Nakladatelstvi krasne literatury a umeni, Praha; 1975, Encyklopedie du surrealisme, Somogy Editions d'art, Paris; 1980, O dada, surrealismu a ceskem umeni, Jazzova sekce, Praha; 1988, Josef Sima, Odeon, Praha; 2018, Josef Sima: Cesta k Vysoké hre, Moravska galerie, Brno.