Jaroslav Veris ( July 10, 1900 in Vsetín - October 28, 1983 in Kutna Hora ) painter
Real name Zamazal. He studied under professors J. Preisler, V. Nechleba and K. Krattner at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (1917 - 1923) and in the studio of Frantisek Kupka at the Julienne Academy in Paris (1924). He worked in the kopist workshops in the Louvre in Paris, specializing in the work of old masters and 19th century painting. He was a figuralist, a portraitist and a landscape painter, an occasional abstract artist. He worked in the manner of old masters, imitating the patina of paintings. Most of the landscapes and urban vedutes ( France, Posazavi ) reveal the influence of Impressionism. From the 1940s he was marked by surrealism, devoted to book illustrations (Jan Grmela - Rozkosnice, Prague 1934; Vera Bajnarova - Palms under the Eyes, Prague 1947) and his own literary works (essays by Monsieur Melmoth, Paris 1930; , Prague 1931 etc. ) . He experimented with cast material on a mat ( eg asphalt ), decal smudged on a printing mattress. In the 1970s he was also engaged in wooden sculpture. Represented in collections of NG and GHMP in Prague, City Museum in Hradec Kralove, City Museum in Litomysl, GVU in Ostrava, and others.
Solo exhibitions (selection)
1925 - Prague, Valentinska 1, 1926 - Prague, Rudolfinum, Krasoumna jednota, 1927 - Prague, Topic's Salon, 1928 - Ostrava, House of Arts, 1928 - 1929 - Paris, Bernheim Jeune Gallery, 1930 - Prague, Aventine Mansion, 1932 - Prague , Feigl's Gallery, 1934 - Brno, Kunstlerhaus, 1935 - Kosice, East Slovak Museum, 1949 - Prague, Ars Melantrich Exhibition Hall, retrospective, 1953, 1959 - Prague, Purkyně Exhibition Hall, 1974 - Prague, Capek Brothers Gallery, retrospective, 1977 - Adamov, KD J. Fucik, 2005 - 2006 - Zlin, Graphic Cabinet