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Róbert Jančovič

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(* 1958, Sala)
painter, graphic artist, illustrator, sculptor, professor
1973 - 1977 Studied at the School of Art Industry in Bratislava (Department of Arranging and Exhibitions; Prof. R. Fila)
1977 - 1983 Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava (Department of Book Creation, Prof. A. Brunovský)
His distinctive authorial expression rises from the depths of consciousness and subconsciousness, inspiring himself in the world of the individual as well as in history and in various civilizations (even non-European). However, it does not create individual mythology. Stories from his works take place in the intermittent spiral development, which, from the very beginning of his work, marks the author's affection for magical symbolism. The light through which it creates the mystical atmosphere of its works is dominated by it. He understands it as a source of knowledge, life, purity and hope. It also fills him with religious meanings.
In the 1990s, his authorial expression goes more towards the character-symbolic position, and in terms of content, he begins to devote himself to the theme of completing being. The latest author's works cover the vision of "lost paradise", lived and dream worlds, especially in the medium of painting. In addition, he belongs to a small group of Slovak graphic artists who use the technique of scraped lithography.
In 1995, a significant point in the formation of the association of Slovak graphic artists G point. She is dedicated to graphics, drawing, collage, painting, illustration, stamp making, occasionally sculpture. His works are represented in collections of domestic and foreign galleries (eg Hungary, Poland, France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Japan, USA, Canada, Egypt)
Selection from individual exhibitions:
2000 Poland, Warszawa, Galeria Institutu Slowackiego
1999 Hungary, Budapest, Magyar Kepzomuveszeti Foiskola
1997 Romania, Bucharest, Institutul Slovac
1995 Spain, Cadaques, Taller Galleria Fort
1995 Bratislava, City Gallery of Bratislava: Selection of works
1994 Hungary, Gyor, Napóleon-Ház
1993 Bulgaria, Sofia, National Gallery
1992 The Netherlands, Delft, Galerie de Gang
1988 Switzerland, Basel: Die internationale Mustermesse
1987 Bratislava, Exhibition Hall of Young: Reflections on the World and Other
Selection from collective exhibitions:
2001 Bratislava, US Embassy Residence: Contemporary Slovak Art II.
1999 Bratislava, Slovak National Gallery: P. F. 2000 - retrospective and contemporary genre
1993 Japan, Sapporo, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art: The 2nd Sapporo International Print Biennale Exhibition
1992 Spain, Ourense, Museum of Contemporary Art: II. Bienal international de gravado
1990 Berlin, Ausstellungzentrum: Intergrafik 90
1989 Prague, House of Slovak Culture: Dialogues - A. Brunovský and his pupils
1988 France, Bourges, Maison de la culture: Albín Brunovský et son école
1988 Poland, Krakow, Pawilon wystawowy BWA: Graphic Art Triennial ´88
1986 Switzerland, Basel, Schweizer Mustermesse: ART 17 ´86 Basel
1984 Bratislava, House of the Book: The Most Beautiful Book of 1983

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