Jilemnická Elen

She studied from 1960 to 1964 at the Secondary School of Sculpture and Stonemasonry in Hořice v Podkrkonoší, then for one year at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, Poland. From 1965 to 1970 she studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in the studio of professors Karel Hladík and Jiří Bradáček. Her artistic direction was shaped by pop art and new figuration. After the first works with theater and circus themes, situations of everyday life began to appeal to her. During the seventies, fragment, detail, torso became more and more popular. By enlarging it turns shoes, dresses, ties, toothbrushes into monuments. In cycles, the human hand appears most often, the material is polychrome plaster and ceramics. The turn of the seventies and eighties brought interest in stone, especially sandstone. The grotesqueness of the heads does not lie in the irony, but in the absence of a face, the portrait turns into a shell. Since the mid-1980s, he has been dealing with ceramic reliefs, which are almost diary entries of common situations - button fastening, looking in a mirror, threading a string, grating carrots, cutting nails, elevating banal activities to a ceremony. He returns to some topics, processes them in various variants. He also deals with utility ceramics, produces jars, sugar bowls, bowls, mirror frames. From 1992 to 1994 she worked as the head of the sculpture department of the Secondary Industrial School of Sculpture and Stonemasonry in Hořice v Podkrkonoší. From 1995 to 1996 she was the head of the sculpture department of the Higher Vocational School of Stone Restoration in Hořice v Podkrkonoší and from 1999 to 2007 she worked as an assistant professor at the Czech Technical University in Prague at the Faculty of Architecture, Institute of Fine Arts. Ellen Jilemnická's work is represented in the collections of the Museum of Applied Arts in Prague, Klatovy Klenová Gallery, National Literature Memorial, National Gallery in Prague, Gallery of the Capital City of Prague, Aleš South Bohemian Gallery Hluboká nad Vltavou, Czech Museum of Fine Arts Prague, Gallery of Modern Art in Hradec Králové, Museums. art Olomouc, East Bohemian Gallery in Pardubice and in private collections in the Czech Republic, France, England, Japan, USA, Morocco, Germany, Spain. In the collections of the Horácká Gallery in Nové Město na Moravě, there are two sculptures by the author, Gate II and Portrait of Prof. Peter Wittlich. Solo exhibitions (selection) 1971 Gallery of the Young, Mánes, Prague 1976 Gallery in the Tower, Mělník 1986 Old Town Hall, Gallery of the Capital City of Prague, Prague 1990 Mladá Fronta Gallery, Prague 1990 Galerie im Blauen Haus, Perg, Austria 1991 Museum, Cheb 1991 Chateau, Sokolov 1992 U prstenu Gallery, Prague 1995 Wehntalerstrasse Gallery, Zurich (Switzerland) 1996 Mánes, Prague 1997 Chodovská tvrz Gallery, Prague 2005 Gallery of Modern Art, Hradec Králové 2005 Horácká Gallery, Nové Město na Moravě Portrait of prof. Peter Wittlich Collective exhibitions (selection) 1977 Czech artists, Warsaw 1979 Young Prague Artists, Český Krumlov 1983 Man, Regional Gallery, Liberec 1986 Sculpture meetings, Vojanovy sady, Prague 1989 Biennial of Sculpture, Trenčín 1989 International Sculpture Symposium, Hořice 1991 ECO-ART, Pruhonice 1991 Sculpture Symposium, Feldkirch and Vienna 1992 Exhibition of Contemporary Czech Sculpture, Mánes, Prague 1993 Artefact, Soissons (France) 1994 Sculpture and clay, U prstenu Gallery, Prague 1994 Mánes Mánesu, Prague 1995 From the Gallery of Hořice Sculptors II, Hořice 1996 International Sculpture Symposium, Hořice 1997 Moravian Gallery, Brno 1997 Art of Stopped Time, State Gallery, Cheb 1998 Czech artists on the occasion of the 650th anniversary of Charles University, Karolinum, Prague Implementation (selection) 1966 Moth, sandstone, Bohánka near Hořice 1970 Dancer, relief, epoxy, Cinema 70, Hořice v Podkrkonoší 1973 Procházka, concrete painting, housing estate U Vážna, Kostelec nad Ohří 1974 Plačky, sandstone, cemetery in Hořice v Podkrkonoší 1975 Apple, sandstone, cemetery in Hořice v Podkrkonoší 1976 Dance, relief, epoxy, wedding hall, Ostroměř 1977 Drops, relief, epoxy, hydro station, Belohrad Spa 1980 Leaves, ceramic object, ventilation cover of metro station, Prague-Holešovice 1985 Listy, campus in front of the primary school, Velká Skrovnice 1987 Butterfly, sandstone, area in front of the kindergarten, Prague 6, Kajetánka 1991 Klíč, sandstone, premises of the International Horticultural Exhibition, Vienna 1993 Tombstone of the cellist family František Smetana, sandstone, Ohnišťany 1994 Jan Amos Komenský, bust, bronze, grammar school in Hořice 1996 Ladislav Fialka, bust, bronze, Theater on Zábradlí, Prague 1998 Metamorphoses of the Year, four statues, sandstone, Chodovská fortress, Prague 2004 Sv. Jan Nepomucký, sandstone, Dolní Počernice, Prague Resources Dictionary of Czech and Slovak Fine Artists 1950-1999. Part 4. Ch - J. Ed. 1. Ostrava: Umění centrum Chagall, 1999. 341 pp. Sources and documents. ISBN 80-86171-04-3. Jilemnická, Ellen. Ellen Jilemnická: sculptures: Gallery of Modern Art in Hradec Králové, April 21 - June 12, 2005: Horácká Gallery of Fine Arts in N


Elen Jilemnická

Metamorfosy roku - 1998

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