Jan Merta is active/lives in Czech Republic. Jan Merta is known for paintings.
Biography Jan Merta
Painter Jan Merta graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague as
at an adult age, and thus approached his work in a very responsible way
from the very beginning. His art is rather difficult to classify – even
art theoreticians agree that he moves along the line between two
“somethings”: between presence and absence, between reflection and
direct experience… His paintings are silent, calm, non-pathetical, but
at the same time immensely suggestive. They might also be described in
terms of “transcendence”, “timelessness“, “magic”. Merta’s canvases
often display particular objects (a collar, house, animal, rock, veil,
mushroom and so on), but it cannot be said with certainty that they tell
a story. They are characteris
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