Eduard Ovčáček

About artist

Born
5.03.1933
Born on 5 March 1933 in Třinec, the former Czechoslovakia. In 1963 he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts (Vysoká Škola výtvarných Umení) in Bratislava. By the beginning of 1960 he had teamed up with Miloš Urbásek and found the Confrontation Group (Konfrontace) promoting the Informalism in Czechoslovakia. In 1965, the Confrontation Group took part in the First Biennale of Spatial Forms in Elbląg. He taught print art at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the J. Palacký University in Olomouc from 1963 to 1968 - the latter marking the armed intervention of the Warsaw Pact forces. In 1967, he co-founded the Concrete Arts Club (Club Konkretistů) and began to deal with screen printing. He was a signatory of Charter 77. He is a member of SVU Manes (Manes Association of Fine Artists) and of the Association of Czech Graphic Artists and Painters "Hollar" (Sdružení Českých Umělců a Grafiků "Hollar"), which he joined in 1993 and 2001 respectively. In 1995 he published an anthology of his concrete poetry entitled "lekce Velkého A". In recent years, he has been active in organizing the Serigraphy Workshop in Ostrava, as well as teaching printing techniques at the Faculty of Education at the University of Ostrava in the Czech Republic. Winner of the Main Award at the International Print Trienniale in Prague and Kraków (1995 ). In 1998, he won the prestigious Vladimír Boudník Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Works

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Threes and Twos

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Pyramids

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Cut

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Reflection from the cycle Black Series, 2014

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Circles

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Reflection III, from the cycle Black Series

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TAO - OTA, from the cycle Black Series

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GEROS Constellation, from the cycle Black Series

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Constellations YNI from the cycle Black Series

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Albert Einstein, from the cycle Black Series

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Circles, from the cycle Black Series

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LIBERTÉ – ČB, from the cycle Black Series

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Fragmentation, from the cycle Black Series

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Letters to Garnier, from the cycle Black Series

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GGS Constellations, from the cycle Black Series

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YOG Constellations, from the cycle Black Series

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ARS

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Spiral II

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EDA & STANDA

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Vicious Circles

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Four Faces

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332

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Commisar Watchful Eye

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Beautiful Czechs, My Czech Women

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RE [42]

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Untitled

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Numbers, from the cycle Numbers

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Configurations V, from the cycle Numbers

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White Threes, from the cycle Numbers

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NEG Threes, from the cycle Numbers

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PO Threes

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Grey Three

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2 - 1, from the cycle Numbers

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969 - 696, from the cycle Numbers

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Yellow Three, from the cycle Numbers

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Three Threes, from the cycle Numbers

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Four Threes, from the cycle Numbers

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Neg, from the cycle Numbers

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PO Sevens, from the cycle Numbers

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