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Famous Artists from Czech Republic

List of the most popular artists from Czech Republic, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Czech artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Czech artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

List artists include Peter Gric, Miroslav Hák and many more.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Czech Republic?" and "Who are the most well-known Czech artists?"

For further information on these historic Czech artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Czech artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.


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    Adolf Born is a Czech painter and illustrator, caricaturist and film-maker. For his lasting contribution as a children's illustrator, Born was a finalist for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2008. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: České Velenice, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Adolf Zika

    Adolf Zika is a Czech photographer. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Prachatice, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Alfons Maria Mucha, often known in English and French as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct style. He produced many paintings, illustrations, advertisements, postcards, and designs. more on Wikipedia
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    • Artworks: Untitled (Female Nude), Hamlet, Princezna Hyacinta, The Celebration of Svantovit, Bénédictine + 15 more
    • Birthplace: Ivančice, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Anna Chromy is a painter and sculptor. Born in Bohemia, she was raised in Austria, lives in France and works in Italy. She is said to be a quintessential European. At the end of World War II, Anna Chromy's family moved from Bohemia to Vienna, Austria. Her family did not have enough money for her to ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Český Krumlov, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting
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    Anton Depauly

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    Anton Felix Depauly, was a Bohemian painter acting in Austria. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Mies, Switzerland
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    His first exhibit was at the 1909 Kunstschau in Vienna. From there on, he continued to show his work at exhibitions. Some of his well-known paintings illustrate his affinity toward nude women, such as in his 1910 painting Reclining Nude. He painted Portrait of Wally in 1912 during his love affair with ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Artworks: Portrait of Edith Schiele In A Striped Dress, Self Portrait with Black Vase, Self-Portrait, Dead City III, Agony (The Death Struggle) + 12 more
    • Birthplace: Tulln an der Donau, Austria
    • Nationality: Austria, Czech Republic
    • Art Forms: Painting, Drawing
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    Eva Švankmajerová was a Czech surrealist artist. She was born Eva Dvořáková. A native of the Czech town of Kostelec nad Černými lesy, she moved to Prague in 1958 to study at the Prague School of Interior Design and later the Academy of Performing Arts. From 1970, she was an active member of the Czech ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Kostelec nad Černými lesy, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Helen Zelezny, also known in Europe as Helene Zelezny-Scholz, Helen Scholz or Helene Scholzová-Železná, was a Czech born sculptor and architectural sculptor. She is widely considered one of the most influential figures in the sculpture of north Moravia and Silesia, besides Josef Obeth, at the end of the ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Chropyně, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Ceramic art, Drawing
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    Jiří Růžek

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    • Birthplace: Severozápad, Litoměřice, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Jiří Šlitr was a Czech songwriter, pianist, singer, actor and painter. Together with Jiří Suchý he significantly influenced Czech pop music and theatre in the 1960s. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Akad. arch. Jiří Svoboda, PhD. is a Czech architect, designer, and university teacher. Besides his artistic, architectural, and academic activity, he specializes in research of architectural history of Zlín. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Ostrava, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Josef Kajetán Tyl was a significant Czech dramatist, writer and actor. He was a notable figure of the Czech National Revival movement and is best known as the author of the current national anthem of the Czech Republic titled Kde domov můj. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Kutná Hora, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Josef Lada was a Czech painter and writer. He is best known as the illustrator of Jaroslav Hašek's World War One novel The Good Soldier Švejk. He produced nearly 600 cartoons of the Švejk characters, depicting Austria-Hungary officers and civil servants as incompetent, abusive and often drunk. All ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Hrusice, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Josef Sudek was a Czech photographer, best known for his photographs of Prague. Sudek was originally a bookbinder. During The First World War he was drafted into the Austro-Hungarian Army in 1915 and served on the Italian Front until he was wounded in the right arm in 1916. Although he had no experience ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Artworks: Untitled [Night Street Scene with Trees and Lamp Post], Charles River Bridge, Prague, Flower and Glass by Window, Untitled [Street Vendors] + 7 more
    • Birthplace: Kolín, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Karel Cudlín

    Karel Cudlín is a Czech photographer. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Karel Hájek

    Karel Hájek was a Czech photographer. Among his best known photographs is the one of Klement Gottwald and Vladimir Clementis on a balcony in 1948 from which Clementis was later erased. more on Wikipedia
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    • Artworks: Untitled (Men's Arms), Untitled (Blizzard in Prague)
    • Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Karel Teige was the major figure of the Czech avant-garde movement Devětsil in the 1920s, a graphic artist, photographer, and typographer. Teige also worked as an editor and graphic designer for Devětsil's monthly magazine ReD. With evidently endless energy, Teige introduced modern art to Prague. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Martina Krupičková

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    Martina Krupičková is a Czech artist who paints in the Post-Impressionism style. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Světlá nad Sázavou, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Milan Fano Blatný

    Milan Fano Blatn is a Czech photographer. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Art Forms: Photography
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    Miroslav Hák

    Miroslav Hák was a Czech photographer. more on Wikipedia
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    • Artworks: Untitled (dress form by window), Untitled (silhouetted street lamp), Untitled (interior with man and reflection), Untitled (streetcar lines and buildings), Ve dvore (In the Courtyard) + 3 more
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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