Artist of the moment……..Jaroslav Serych

 

Jaroslav Serych was a Czech artist who was a painter, illustrator, and printmaker. Jaroslav Serych was born in what is now called Havlickuv Brod, Czech Republic in the year 1928.

Serch attended the Academy of Art located in Prague.

Serych had nearly 100 solo exhibitions over his lengthy career. For his work in printmaking and illustration the artist won many awards including one for “Book of the Year.”

Below we visit the studio of Jaroslav Serych:

Jaroslav Serych passed away in 2014 at the age of 86 years old.

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Serych produced a large body of work over his career with his printmaking works that are abstract with no figures. These works show a great use of color and very abstract organic shapes.

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  1. nannus Said:

    I own a copy of the book with Japanese fairy tales from which some of the illustrations above are taken, published by the publishing company Artia (in a German edition). The book contains two types of illustrations: some are bicolor illustrations (I think watercolors) printed directly on the text pages (see the last picture of the old man with the fox), the other ones are multicolor printed on glazed paper and interspersed between the text pages (the Samurai with the horse is an example, and the two pictures shown as one but last. These pictures have some very interesting textures as well. I like this book a lot (also because the tales are nice).


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