Jiří David

Born In 1956 in Rumburk. Lives and works in Prague, Czech Republik. He graduated with an MA from the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts under professor Arnošta Paderlíka and professor Jiří Ptáčeka.

1995-2002 head of the atelier of visual communication at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague since 2004 head of the intermedia atelier and the concept atelier at the Academy of applied arts, architecture and design Prague.

David’s work has been exhibited in numerous one-man and group shows, e.g. at Riverside Studio in London (1988), Kunstverein, Köln, Gallery Artists Space in New York, Venice Biennale (1990, 1993, 1995), Art Institute in Chicago (1992), Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville in Paris (1992), CCA Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw (1996), MUMOK in Vienna (1999), Musée de l’Elysee, Lausanne (2000), Ludwig Museum, Budapest (2003), National Portrait Gallery, London (2006), National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow (2006), Galerie Hlavniho Mesta Prahy Prague (2009), Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn (2009), Museum of fine arts, Budapest (2011). Solo exhibition at MOMA, Moscow is scheduled 2015.

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Jiří David
Yehudi Menuhin, from the series Hidden Image, 1991-1995, photograph



Jiří David
Allen Ginsberg, from the series Hidden Image, 1991-1995, photograph



Jiří David
Francis Ford Coppola, from the series Hidden Image, 1991-1995, photograph



Jiří David
Goethe Non-Monument, 2015, Prague



Jiří David
MAD, 2015, Haus der Kunst, Munich



Jiří David
APOTHEOSIS, 2015, 56th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia



Jiří David
Mama, 1995, glass, metal, 32 x 25 x 4 cm



Jiří David
Cot, 1989, glass, metal, textile, 90 x 40 x 30 cm



Jiří David
Probes, from the cycle: Brutal abstractions, 1993, mixed media on canvas, 200 x 150 cm



Jiří David
Zdena, 2013, installation, 22 photographs, 30 x 30 cm each



Jiří David
Foot in Gold, 2014, mixed media, 30 x 20 x 20 cm



Jiří David
Darling 100-3, 2001, poppy heads on wooden panel, 103 x 68 cm



Jiří David
Photographs from Xi-an (China), 2013, photographs



Jiří David
Crutch, 2009, metal, leather, 120 x 30 x 3 cm



Jiří David
Pain of Water, 2006, ceramics, 35 cm



Jiří David
Green beech, from the cycle: Folk Songs, 2013/14, mixed media on canvas 116 x 83 cm



Jiří David
Coś mnie ma miła, from the cycle: Folk Songs, 2013/14, mixed media on canvas, 116 x 83 cm



Jiří David
Aneczko duszyczko, gdzie byłaś, from the cycle: Folk Songs, 2013/14, mixed media on canvas, 116 x 83 cm