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Sport is Art

Sport je umění

Sport is Art
Author: Petr Volf
Category:Books, Art
Language: English and Czech
Translation: Elisabeth Walsh-Spáčilová
Page count: 504
Binding: Hbk
ISBN: 978-80-7437-162-2
EAN: 9788074371622
Date: 2015
Issue number: 1.
Price: 48 EUR
Size: 21 x 22 cm
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The very first book about sports in Czech art of the 20th and 21st centuries reveals a surprising fact. A long list of Czech artists have addressed the subject of sports to varying degrees—painters, sculptors, and printmakers as diverse as Miloš Jiránek, Jan Preisler, Emil Filla, Kamil Lhoták, Jiří Kolář, Theodor Pištěk, Michael Rittstein, Jiří Sozanský, and Františka Skála. Divided into twelve chapters, the book showcases the fundamental methods and techniques used by artists in an attempt to faithfully depict athletes’ dynamic movement and the atmosphere at sporting events. We also encounter legendary Czech athletes such as runner Emil Zátopek, ice hockey player Ivan Hlinka, and soccer player Josef Masopust, whose accomplishments are celebrated in public sculptures. As the title suggests, the book is sure to be popular among sports and art fans alike.