Emil Filla was a Czech cubist painter, graphic designer and sculptor. He was influenced by the work of Edvard Munch, Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. He was a member of the Osm (Eight) group, who he exhibited with in 1907 and 1908. From 1909 he was a member of the Mánes Association of Artists. Before the First World War he travelled to Paris and spent the war in the Netherlands. During the interwar period he was one of the most important representatives of the Czechoslovak avant-garde. He spent the Second World War in German concentration camps in Dachau and Buchenwald. After the Second World War he worked as a lecturer at the Academy of Applied Arts in Prague.
Praha, Prague, Czech Republic
- Chropyně, Czech Republic
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- Kůželová, Michaela
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