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Miroslav Tichy

male / Czech
Qualifications
photographer, painter
In de jaren vijftig stopte Tichy met schilderen; eind jaren zestig begon hij met fotograferen, Hij fotografeerde vnl. vrouwen uit de buurt, soms met zelfgeknutselde camera's. In 2006 was werk van Tichy in De Hallen in Haarlem te zien. In 2008 is in het Centre Pompidou een grote expositie aan zijn werk gewijd.
Nationality/school
Czech
Born
Brno 1926-11-20
Geboren in Netcice, Moravië
Deceased
2011
april 2011 (De Volkskrant, 18 april 2011)
Biographical information
Education
Praag: kunstacademie
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  • Na de kunstacademie trekt Tichy zich terug in Kyjov, Moravië
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
portrait, nude figure
Tichy fotografeert alleen vrouwen en meisjes.
Comment
Tichy Ocean Foundation
Tichý was born in 1926 in what is now the Czech Republic and studied at the Academy of Art in Prague. Following the communist takeover he spent 8 years in prison camps and jails.
Entered on: 2006-05-08; Modification on: 2016-09-21

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