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8 May 2015 - 6 Jun 2015


The first Prague exhibition of the protagonist of European painting of the 20th century after he passed away in 1961.

Vlastimil Košvanec is considered to be a refined painter and portraitist popular mainly because of his painting technique and inimitable style. He represented a certain artistic view, introduced new fashion and he inspired and tempted wealthy members of the society as well as Prague intellectuals. Košvanec portrayed aristocracy, businessmen and intellectuals.  His paintings bear witness about the exciting times in which he lived, moreover they reflect present times.

The exhibition is organized  in cooperation with the Museum Martinengo at Villagana, the Italian Culture Institute, the National Museum in Prague and the Czech Centre Prague and Milan. It will include more than 20 paintings from the collections of the Museum Martinengo supplemented by images from the collections of the National Museum in Prague.

Exhibition takes place at three different locations:




Rytířská 31
110 00 Prague 1
Czech republic


From: 8 May 2015
To: 6 Jun 2015


Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event

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