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Josef Čapek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjozɛf ˈtʃapɛk]; 23 March 1887 – April 1945) was a Czech artist who was best known as a painter, but who was also noted as a writer and a poet. He invented the word "robot", which was introduced into literature by his brother, Karel Čapek.
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Czech avant-garde artist and author who combined expressionism and cubism in his work. He studied at the School of Decorative Arts in Prague from 1904 to 1910. He was a member of both the Group of Plastic Artists, and the Mánes Association of Plastic Artists. Also worked as a member of the Stiffnecked group and exhibited with them in 1918. He exhibited with Umlěcka beseda and co-edited the magazine "Zivot." Along with his brother Karel, he was deeply concerned with moral and social issues and vehemently opposed the Nazis. He died in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during World War II.
Artist, Author, Designer, Writer, Critic, Graphic Designer, Painter
Josef Čapek, Josef Capek, יוזף צ׳אפק
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