Souček Karel

Karel Souček was born on September 6, 1915 in Krocehlavy near Kladno and died on November 26, 1982 in Kladno, Czech Republic.

He was born on September 16, 1915, in the village of Krocehlavy (today part of the town of Kladno), but his parents came from Otročíněv to Rakovník. His art talent was discovered by painter Karel Karas in Kruchlav. During the war he joined the famous group 42. In the early 1950s he had to leave the assistant professor Vlastimil Rada at the Prague Academy. Vaclav Rabas took a place in Rakovnik at the Secondary General Education School, where he became professor of art education. Since 1958 he has been a director at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, where he was rector in 1967-1969. In 1973 he arranged an atelier in Hřebečníky. In 1978 he became chairman of the Union of Czech Fine Artists. He died on November 26, 1982 in Kladno.

He painted paintings of passages, shops and workshops full of busy life. The motifs of the tours of the European capitals are also reminded. The so-called Quijot cycle was also significant. In the 1950s he created scenic designs for the Kladno theater. He also won the prize for decorating the hall at the Prague Castle. In 1958 he performed at Expo 58 in Brussels.


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Woman with a Child

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Lovers sitting on a Bench

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