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aktualita Energy of the initial line – gesture, rhythm, movement in contemporary Czech art01|03|2018 - 28|05|2018
The Gallery of Modern Art in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

The basic concept of the exhibition stems from free responses to and inspirations by East Asian calligraphy in contemporary Czech art. The physical and motion perception of energy encompassed in the expressive process of “calligraphy” work.

Biography

Born 1947 in Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic, graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy (Charles University) in Prague in 1975 (visual art - Doc. Zdenek Sykora, art history and aesthetics - prof. Petr Wittlich, Doc. Milos Juzl ). In 1976 Doctor of Philosophy, 1991 appointed professor of painting. In the years 1990-2011 he directed the Department of New Media at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, a visiting professor at the Academies in Aix-en-Provence, Carrara, Ljubljana, Stuttgart, The Hague and Vienna.
Milos Sejn works in the fields of visual art, performance and study of visual perception, and conducts workshops, such as Bohemiae Rosa. Sejn’s artistic vision formed when he was young and when he undertook many trips into the wilderness. It embodied an inner need to get closer to the secret of nature and observe the miracles that happen in it. From the beginning of the 1960s he took pictures, drew, collected and described his observations of nature during these wanderings. Sejn’s present-day interest is in the relationship of nature and art as intrinsic needs of the mind, and focuses on immediate creative possibilities, based upon relations between historical humanized landscapes and intact nature. He consciously works in the areas of expressive language among text, visual stroke, body movement, voice, and expansion into space.

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