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Introduction
Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and was a founding member of the Děvetsil group in 1920. One of the leading Czech artists devoted to surrealism; he exhibited paintings, collages, and photographs at the first surrealist exhibition in Prague in 1935. In 1941 he published an anti-Hitler tract in collaboration with the poet Jindřich Heisler entitled "Na jehlách těchto dnů."
Nationality
Czech
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Writer, Theatrical Painter, Collagist, Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Painter, Photographer
Names
Jindřich Štýrský, Jindrich Styrsky, J. Kunc, Jindrich Štyrský, Jindrich Schtyrsky
Ulan
500013863
Information from Getty’s Union List of Artist Names ® (ULAN), made available under the ODC Attribution License

Works

3 works online

Exhibitions

Publications

  • Engineer, Agitator, Constructor: The Artist Reinvented, 1918–1939. The Merrill C. Berman Collection at MoMA Exhibition catalogue, Hardcover, 288 pages
  • The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today Exhibition catalogue, Hardcover, 256 pages
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