Bohuslav Reynek (1892-1971) - brand new book - published december 2011
Publisher: Arbor Vitae
ISBN: 978-80-87164-84-6, EAN: 9788087164846
Description: The book, 400 pages, 23.5 x 28.5 cm, Czech version
Dimensions: 23.5 x 28.5 cm
Weight: 2,1 kg
Hardcover without dust jacket.
Monograph on the work of one of the leading Czech graphics.
Perfect condition, brand new book, still sealed in original cellophane.
The first monograph on the work of iconic figures of Czech culture and literature, art Bohuslav Reynek. So far, they are generally known only some parts of the vast works of graphic artist, painter, poet, translator and also the shepherd of the sheep and goats, which spent nearly all his life at his country house in the Petrkov Havlickuv Brod and the fate of his work was never much cared . Picture this publication presents the work in the selection and expert commentary on the work of Paul Reynkova Cottages. Besides prints, printed at a scale of 1:1, at four hundred pages the reader learns the secret recipe of graphic designers workshop in which a self-taught Reynek moved with ease on the edge of unorthodox drawings, prints and paintings, and created a unique color techniques that in many cases are actually authentic paintings on paper. In a representative number, there are also many other components Reynkova works - drawings, paintings and prints by experimental color monotype painting or illumination or engravings on the glass on the photographic paper (called cliché verre). For the first time in the book collectively reproduced all six Reynkových graphic cycles. Art publications, however, also affects Reynkova literary work, which in this case is inextricably linked with the activities Reynkovou graphics, illustrator and publisher. Eleven collections of poetry and seventy books of translations from French and German in the book is documented and presented in the form of illustrated examples and extensive bibliography, which shows exceptional talent Reynkova and effort, but also the truth that real art is not only born in the studios, in salons and the academies, but also in deep uskromnění in harmony with nature and ancient mystical traditions on which our world has grown.
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