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Jan Merta

 (born 1952)
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   ...  Displaying 750 of 1026 characters.

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