(1889 - 1966)
Otakar Hurka was active/lived in Czech Republic. Otakar Hurka is known for landscape painting.
Biography Otakar Hurka
Otakar Hurka (Kolodeje 1889 - Kostomlaty 1966)
He was a graduate of The Prague Academy of the Arts, specializing in landscape painting. He studied at the atelier of Prof Alois Kalvoda, concentrating on Czech landscape, which he continued painting throughout his life. He was awarded a scholarship by President T.G.Masaryk, which he used for his 1920-3 study tour of France.
In 1921 he exhibited his Czech landscape paintings at the Spring Salon, which received favourable criticism in such journals as Echo de Paris, Petit Parisien and Journal. The art magazines Les Tablettes and La Revue Moderne published reproductions of his works. At the Autumn Salon in the same year, Hurka furt
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