Richard Fremund

imagesAt the Kampa Museum there was a retrospective of the Czech artist, Richard Fremund. You’ve never heard of him? Either had we. He was born in 1928, and died in a car wreck in 1969.

We liked what we saw.  Here’s a sample, in roughly chronological order.

freidmun nude

This one is called “Return of the Foreign Worker.” The jacket of the worker and what he’s carrying, is sculptural. The later work becomes increasingly abstract.

 

return of foreign workerrichard-fremund-1928-1969-museum-kampa

freidmun3friedmun4friendmun5You can see more if you enter his name in Google images.  But I couldn’t find anything written about him in English.

 

 

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