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Informel expressions in the work of selected Czech female artists
Vašíčková, Tereza ; Czumalo, Vladimír (advisor) ; Vymazalová, Marie (referee)
The bachelor thesis is written as a study focused on artworks of selected female artists, who worked in the style of Czech informel. In the introductory chapter Czech informel is exposed firstly in the context of development and secondly in the artistic, cultural and culturepolitical context. Major characteristics of informel are set there and the framework for the main topic of the work is prepared, in which there is an information about the significant promotion of female artists in particular time period. In the following chapters, the selection of seven female artists is briefly presented. The study also tries to answer the question why did chosen artists prefered informel rather than any other artistic style for their work. Keywords informel, female artists, Art of 20th Century, Zorka Ságlová, Ludmila Padrtová, Pavla Mautnerová, Eva Janošková, Dana Puchnarová, Emila Medková, Eva Kmentová
The work of Karel Weinbrenner in the context of the architecture of late historism
Jansová, Jana ; Kuthan, Jiří (advisor) ; Šmied, Miroslav (referee) ; Czumalo, Vladimír (referee)
In Southern Moravia and Lower Austria there was engaged by Johann II of Liechtenstein Karl Weinbrenner. This architect left on the estates of the Liechtensteins ineffacable trace. As an architect and later as the director of the Liechtenstein Buildin Office at Lednice he projected a great number of buildings and some of them remained intact up to these days. Churches, chapels, parish houses, school, railway stations, hospitals, gamekeeper's lodges and some smaler farming houses built according to his plans still form a picturesque character of the countryside. At Lednice Karl Weinbrenner worked till 1909, that is for 25 years. In 1909 he was appointed a professor of German Technical School in Prague where he stayed till 1926 and as an emeritus professor till 1938. In spite of that we do not know too much about his life and work. In literature his name is mentioned only in case of church of Visitation of Virgin Mary at Poštorná and of church St. Michael the Archangel at Ladná. In Bohemian Lands there was not published any work dedicated to his life and work. The aim of this thesis is to write a monograth and to incorporate it into the context of late historism architecture.
Historic Building as a Museum (Contemporary Architecture and Heritage Conservation Issues)
Trefná, Magdaléna ; Czumalo, Vladimír (advisor) ; Bendová, Eva (referee)
Aim of the Historic Building as a Museum (Contemporary Architecture and Heritage Conservation Issues) thesis is to present limits and possibilities of architecture intervention in historical objects based on conversion material of chosen historic building for museum purposes. Selection of buildings makes an effort to introduce more point of views in given problematice using examples and picturial attachements.
Kitchen of czech middle-class household in the context of architecture interior in the 20th century
Bíbová, Tereza ; Czumalo, Vladimír (advisor) ; Čechura, Jaroslav (referee)
Kitchen of czech middle-class household in the context of architecture interior in the 20th century The thesis focuses on the architectural development of kitchen amenities over the twentieth century in Bohemia. The author moves its focus away from extreme social positions (living standards of the highest class, living standards of the working class) and sets the aim on the kitchen facilities of the middle-class. The author gives an outline of the kitchen evolution regarding space and equipment; simultaneously, kitchen development is followed concerning grocery storage, preparation, and consumption of food. Kitchen practicality notwithstanding, the thesis embodies the visual aspect of kitchen facilities, furniture, and other fixtures. The work comprises of pictorial supplement.
The villa architecture in Prague at the turn of the 19th and 20th century as a new phenomenon of living in the Central European context.
Klingerová, Ester ; Czumalo, Vladimír (advisor) ; Bendová, Eva (referee)
This Bachelor thesis deals with family villas in Prague from the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century, taking into account the European context. By that time a new relationship to modern architecture began to form. The thesis takes into consideration the displays of Art Nouveau and Modernism and the usage of folk features in the architecture of family villas. The first part of the thesis deals with the compilation of literary sources, which represents the theoretical basis of the following chapters. The second part is dedicated to the first family villas, which were built on the territory of today's Prague. The thesis clearly discusses the architectural work of four architects, some of whom were also builders. At the turn of the millenium, these architects had their family houses built or designed with the above-mentioned new features incorporated. The thesis focuses especially on the family villas of Jan Kotěra, Jan Koula, Karel Vítězslav Mašek and Dušan Samuel Jurkovič. The aim of this thesis is to create an idea of the importance of family houses at the beginning of the modern architecture and to show what sources of inspiration the architects used and who the typical builders were.
Libeň Gasholder within the Czech Modern Art
Kudličková, Anita ; Czumalo, Vladimír (advisor) ; Pech, Milan (referee)
The master thesis is called Libeň Gasholder within the Czech Modern Art. The diplomate will work out a study of importance and meanings of Libeň gasholder within the iconography of the Czech modern art. The first part will expose the gasholder itself, its creation and its later life when it did not serve its original function any more, and will define the shifts of context in the perception of the gasholder as a part of the city. She will first briefly describe how Libeň transformed into an industrial city. The brief outline of the technology of gas production, transport and storage in the following part will clarify what determines the shape of the structure and will provide its basic typology. An independent chapter will deal with absolute forms in architecture and various meanings of sphere in the visual culture. The issues of transitions of things outside the artistic world into artistic ones will first be addressed by the depiction of Libeň gasholder in literature. The core of the thesis will lay in an analysis of a concentrated and typologically sorted art material. Based on that, the thesis will conclude with a clarification and summary of meanings ascribed to Libeň gasholder image in the context of Czech art. An image documentation will be attached to the thesis.
Historic Preservation in Prague during the Protectorate Period Bohemia and Moravia
Vobořilová Kadlecová, Žaneta ; Pech, Milan (advisor) ; Czumalo, Vladimír (referee) ; Linhartová, Dana (referee)
Until publication of this book, the issue of conservation of heritage sites in Prague between 1939 and 1945, which is so fundamental for our cultural history, has not been addressed with the attention it deserves. In the thirties and forties of the twentieth century, the discipline of heritage conservation in periods of war evolved significantly, and lay down the foundations of modern approach to cultural heritage site protection. Even before the Second World War, in the Great War, a number of European countries experienced serious damage to their valuable collections. For this reason, in the period between the wars, first theoretical attempts to establish new approach and methods of protection of cultural heritage vulnerable to damage in war appeared, as documented in studies by several significant public figures, e. g. by Carl Justi. The deteriorating political situation in Europe in the thirties inspired reflection upon this issue, considering means of modern war, technological progress in weaponry, as well as destructive capacity of the arms, threatening European cultural heritage. Four years before the Second World War started, discussion on how to effectively protect heritage from war-imposed damage had been initiated in Germany by prof. Otto Kümmel. In that time, Kümmel did not have...
Street furniture as art in public space
Vetterová, Klára ; Czumalo, Vladimír (advisor) ; Pech, Milan (referee)
Street furniture as art in public space The thesis is about street furniture and its development in the context of history of public places in the Czech Republic. The main attention is paid to its transformation into an art form - statue, memorial or site specific. The thesis is focused on artists who work with features of street furniture and public place in the Czech Republic. How street furniture completes landscape of a city and how individual artist perceive it? The main objective of this thesis is to map these art interventions and put them into the world context. Keywords street furniture, art, public space, city, intervention, site specific
The Slavic Epic as a task of architecture
Hromádková, Barbora ; Czumalo, Vladimír (advisor) ; Vajčner, Jiří (referee)
The work at hand deals in a broader way with the placement of the Slavic Epic from an architectural point of view. The author first focuses on the role of historical monumental canvases in relation to the formation of the national identity and looks in this respect at some Czech monumental canvases before the Slavic Epic was painted. Another chapter deals primarily with the Slavic Epic. It presents a detailed view on a difficult process of finding a tailor-made exhibition space for the monumental canvas from the point Alfons Mucha started with its painting until the present time. It also shows specific demands on a building in which the Slavic Epic should have been placed. The next chapter presents all projects that have been made so far to build a new exhibition space for the Slavic Epic. Based on the analysis of this work the final chapter describes author's own ideal proposal of a complex architectural solution of the exhibition space which also encompasses exhibition management and marketing.
Mural art and its development in Czech republic
Kulhavý, Marek ; Pech, Milan (advisor) ; Czumalo, Vladimír (referee)
Mural art and its development in Czech republic This work deals with mural art as street art discipline. It briefly describes the development of muralism into the 20th century. Subsequently, he deals with the development of street art from the arrival of graffiti to the present, with the main emphasis being on mural art. The main part of the text shows this development in the Czech Republic, mentions the leading personalities of the Czech mural art scene and then maps its main centers and presents concrete examples of murals. Keywords Mural art, street art, graffiti, public space, Czech republic, art, Kaláb, Prague

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