Pavla Soukupová

Pavla Soukupová

My technique is based on technique of imitation gold and silver used since the Middle Age.
I am trying to encode stories of everyday life into a simple character.

Pavla Soukupová draws on the traditional values of Czech art,with its restraint,

balanced proportions, intimacy and playfulness,its   lyrical mood and leanings toward symbolism,

and the almost illustrative recounting of various narratives.

She is one of those artists who has rediscovered secessionist  ornamentation and symbolism.

In her free work space loses its depth,and the emphasis is on strong lines

and the clear structuring of the surface of a picture.

PhDr. Jiří Machalický

 

Studies

1974- 1977 • Václav Hollar Art School, Prague

1977- 1984 • Academy of Arts AVU in Prague, professor L. Čepelák’s studio

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 • 10 let galerie S | 10 years anniversary of Gallery S, Pavilon Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2012 • Zdroje úžasu | Wonder, with Kamila Najbrtová, Malá Skála, Czech Republic

2006 • Gallery S, Prague, Czech Republic

2005 • Vernon Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2004 • Obláčky | Clouds, Galerie Alfa a Omega, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

2001 • Malá Šárka Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2000 • Sestřičky | Sisters, Galerie Gambit, Prague, Czech Republic

1999 • together with Jozef Soukup and Kamila Najbrtová, Museum Semily, Czech Republic

1997 • Skácelík Gallery, Olomouc, Czech Republic

1995 • Lucerna, Prague, Czech Republic

1992 • Činoherní klub, Prague, Czech Republic

1992 • together with Michal Šarše, Béhémot Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

1986 • together with Jozef Soukup, AFT , Paris, France

 

Art Projects

since 2006 •  running Gallery S (a home gallery), Prague, Czech Republic

 

Collections

National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic

National Gallery in Bratislava, Slovakia

UMPRUM Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

North Bohemian Museum in Liberec, Czech Republic