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The Life and Artwork of Michail Vrubel with analysis of paintings Seated Demon and Demon Downcast
Brathova, Silvia ; Alt, Jaroslav (advisor) ; Hájek, Václav (referee)
This diploma thesis follows the personality and art of a Russian painter from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, Michail Vrubel. It analyzes the artist as unconventional appearance in the so called Silver Age of the Russian art, a pionier of modernism not only in terms of developing the style but also the inovative technique he used, abandoning the tradition and traditionalist paintings. The first part of thesis focused on the main biography of Michail Vrubel and the view of his art, devided into three periods, as well as the main milestones that influenced him. Next the focus moves to the overview of Russia at the end of 19th and beginning of 20th centuries, the ,,Silver Age", with special attention to symbolism, with which Michail Vrube lis often associated, even though he does not fit the symbolist characteristics completely. In the following part, the focus shifts to the innovative painting style of the artist and his trademark reduction of forms, best seen in two of his prominent pieces - Seated Demon and Fallen Demon. The final part lists the artist's contribution to the world of art and his influence on the following generations. The goal of this thesis is not to criticize the work of Michail Vrubel. Rather, it enables the views of his personality and art through the eyes of his...
Cultural houses in the territory of Prague and Central Bohemia in the period 1948 - 1989 and their integrated works of art
Jamnická, Alena ; Alt, Jaroslav (advisor) ; Tourek, Jiří (referee)
The aim of the diploma thesis is to present artistic objects conceived within the architecture of cultural houses since the onset of the communist regime in 1948. The theoretical part of the thesis introduces the development of architectural tendencies of the first and second half of the 20th century, the process of construction of cultural houses and, in context, the mood of the society at that time. The practical part presents a selection of five houses of culture built between 1948 - 1989, which are located in the geographical area of Prague and Central Bohemia. Data collection was carried out using field research methodology, through a critical evaluation of available historical sources and secondary literature. The supporting element of the research is the photographic documentation of the artworks and architecture of the cultural houses, which is accessible within the appendices of the thesis. Keywords Cultural Houses, Art in Architecture, Czech Architecture after 1948, Socialist Realism, Typification, Communism, Prague, Central Bohemia

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