Artists Famous Artists from Czech Republic

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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.

Peter Weiss is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Peter Weiss was a writer, painter, graphic artist and filmmaker.

Egon Schiele is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Portrait of Edith Schiele In A Striped Dress, Self Portrait with Black Vase, Self-Portrait 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, ...more

Alphonse Mucha is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Untitled (Female Nude), Hamlet, Princezna Hyacinta 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, ...more

Josef Lada is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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 ...more

Jiří Šlitr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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.

Vladimír Franz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Vladimír Franz TV totem, Twin Castles - Bezděz and Bezděz, July sky Vladimír Franz, is a Czech composer, painter, university scholar and occasional journalist, poet and playwright. Since mid-1980s he has composed stage music for more than 150 theatre ...more

Josef Sudek is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Untitled [Night Street Scene with Trees and Lamp Post], Charles River Bridge, Prague 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 ...more

Karel Teige is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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 ...more

Adolf Born is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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 ...more

Josef Kajetán Tyl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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 ...more

Miroslav Hák is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Miroslav Hák Untitled (dress form by window), Untitled (silhouetted street lamp), Untitled (interior with man and reflection) Miroslav Hák was a Czech photographer.

Helen Zelezny-Scholz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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 ...more

Jiří Svoboda is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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 ...more

Eva Švankmajerová is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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 ...more

Vaclav Vaca is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Vaclav Vaca is a surrealist artist from the Czech Republic who was born in 1948.

Karel Hájek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Karel Hájek Untitled (Men's Arms), Untitled (Blizzard in Prague) 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.

Martina Krupičková is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Martina Krupičková Martina Krupičková is a Czech artist who paints in the Post-Impressionism style.

Anton Depauly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Anton Depauly Anton Felix Depauly, was a Bohemian painter acting in Austria.

Anna Chromý is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
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, ...more

Jiří Růžek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Jiří Růžek

Adolf Zika is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Adolf Zika Adolf Zika is a Czech photographer.

Peter Gric is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Peter Gric Peter Gric or Petr Gric is Austrian painter, drawer and illustrator originally from Czech Republic. In his art appear motives of futuristic landscapes and architecture, biomechanical surrealism ...more

Princess Stephanie of Windisch... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Princess Stephanie of Windisch-Graetz Princess Stéphanie of Windisch-Graetz was the daughter of Prince Otto Weriand of Windisch-Graetz and Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, only child of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria ...more

Zuzana Licko is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Zuzana Licko is a typeface designer based out of the San Francisco Bay Area who was born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. Licko came to the United States when she was a child along with her ...more

Karel Cudlín is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Karel Cudlín Karel Cudlín is a Czech photographer.

Milan Fano Blatný is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Milan Fano Blatný Milan Fano Blatn is a Czech photographer.

Vlastislav Hofman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Vlastislav Hofman Vlastislav Hofman was a Czech artist and architect. Though he was a painter, set designer, graphic artist, furniture designer, and author, Hofman is best known as an architect strongly ...more

Otto Placht is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Artists from Czech Republic
Otto Placht Otto Placht is a Czech artist known for his paintings. Placht spends a great deal of time in Pucallpa, Peru, the same town as artist Pablo Amaringo. He has a very long list of exhibitions at ...more