(1879 - 1965)
Albin Polasek was active/lived in Illinois, Florida / Czech Republic. Albin Polasek is known for sculptor-heroic figure, public monument.
Biography Albin Polasek
Albin Polasek was a 20th-century sculptor, working in a variety of mediums including stone, bronze, plaster and wood. He also did occasional painting. Polasek's legacy is the sculpture he created, primarily figurative works with which he strove for sound construction and reflection of the true structure of nature such as the unity of head or figure and the beauty of "movement" - the flow of one mass into another - which made the difference between a "living" work and something inanimate.
Polasek was born in 1879 in Frenstat, Moravia (now Czech Republic) and was apprenticed as a wood carver in Vienna before immigrating to the United States in 1901. He continued to work as a wood carver in the American Midwest until 1906, when
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