Pater Noster Video Stories. Michal Pěchouček. Jiri Svestka Gallery

Posted in art, video on September 7th, 2011
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Pater Noster Video Stories
Michal Pěchouček

Michal Pechoucek fits neither the label of a video-artist nor that of a film-maker; however, his moving images are among his most remarkable artistic achievements – next to his analogue photography and fabric artworks. Michal is a visual artists who analyses the language of various media through thorough observation of daily routine, from which he extracts his stories of moving images, sometimes slapstick, always funny.

The DVD comprises 12 short films made from 1999 to 2005:
– Magic Skyscraper
– Back to School
– Usual Hostage
– Gentle Mail
– Greetings from Prague
– Guard of Honour
– Collector
– Playtime
– Zrzavy Film
– Pram Room
– Passenger Train
– Pater Noster

Includes an interview with the artist by Martin Mazanec.

107min
Published by Jiri Svestka Gallery

D 15€

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Lessons in Art, Michal Pěchouček

Posted in art, exhibition catalogue, Motto Berlin store, painting, photography, video on May 3rd, 2011
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Lessons in Art / Lekce v umění

Catalogue published on the occasion of the eponymous solo exhibition by a significant figure on the Czech art scene Michal Pěchouček.

The exhibiton Lessons in Art consists of two rather dissimilar parts situated on two floors of The Stone Bell Gallery. The visitors may feel as if they attended an exhibition of two artists who have nothing in common. This is by no means a deliberate concept; lately, my work have gone in two parallel yet distinct directions, for which there is no reasonable explanation.
– Michal Pěchouček

In English and Czech. Published by Jiri Svestka gallery, 2011.

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Jiří Kovanda. Catalogue Raisonné. Faculty of Fine Arts and Design – University of Jan Evangelista Purkyne. Ústí nad Labem

Posted in art, books, Motto Berlin store, Motto Zürich store on March 7th, 2011
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Jiří Kovanda

Editor: Edith Jeřábková
Catalogue conception: Edith Jeřábková, Jiří Kovanda

Published by Faculty of Fine Arts and Design – University of Jan Evangelista Purkyne, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic © 2010

Texts: Richard Adam, Nina Beier & Marie Lund, Vjera Borozan, Karel Císař, Jan Černý, Jiří David, Guillaume Désanges, gb agency Paris, Františka and Tim Gilman-Ševčíkovi, Vít Havránek, Zdena Kolečková & Michal Koleček, Galerie Krobath Wimmer, Zofi a Kulik, Dominik Lang, Lenka Lindaurová, Petr Lysáček, Ivan Mečl, Josephine Michau, Jan Mlčoch, Pavlína Morganová, Boris Ondreička, Michal Pěchouček, Marek Pokorný, Tomáš Pospiszyl, Rafani, Noemi Smolik, Jana Ševčíková a Jiří Ševčík, Jiří Valoch, Catherine Wood

Supported by Galerie Klatovy / Klenová, Galerie výtvarného umění v Chebu, SVIT Praha, gb agency

First edition
288 pages
800 pcs.

D 43€
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