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2024

Dialogue: Salvatore Emblema & Pravoslav Sovak

January 8 to May 31, 2024

Past exhibitions

2023

Pravoslav Sovak: Volume of silence

September 21 - January 7, 2024

  • National Gallery Prague, Exhibition Palace Graphic Cabinet on the 2nd floor
  • Street: Dukelskych hrdinu 47 in 170 00 Prague 7
  • More info on the website of the National Gallery Prague >

2023

"Art is a process of the whole life" - The Graphic Worlds of Pravoslav Sovak

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland, November 2-17, 2023

  • 745 Viscosistadt, Nylsuissesplatz 1 in 6020 Lucerne-Emmenbrücke

2018

SOVAK - Krajiny casu - Landscapes of time

Museum Kampa, Prague

2016

Sovak. Clear vision(s)

Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany

2016

A retrospective

Kunsthaus Zug

2014

Themes and variations - Pravoslav Sovak

Gallery Moeller Fine Art, Berlin

2014

From Warhol to Richter. Graphics between photo and print

Museum Folkwang Essen

2008

  • Versicherungskammer Bayern, Munich
  • Sust, Stansstaad

2007

  • Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren
  • Art Forum East German Gallery, Regensburg
  • State Russian Museum, St. Peterburg

2006

  • Gallery CH 6052, Hergiswil NW

2005

  • Lippische Society for Art e.V., Detmold

2002

  • "Works on Paper - A Retrospective."
    Albertina Graphic Collection, Vienna

1999

  • "Sovak - Walls and other works".
    Nidwalden Museum, Stans

1996

  • "Works on paper in the Pavilion of Art".
    Les Musées de la Ville de Paris

1995

  • Graphic Retrospective National Gallery Prague

1992

  • Reutlingen Art Association

1991

  • Retrospective of the graphic work Art Museum Stans

1989

  • Drawings, gouaches and oil paintings Gallery Dube-Heyning, Munich

1988-1989

  • Moeller Fine Art Gallery, New York

1987

  • Gallery Pudelko, Bonn
  • One Man Show at the Cologne Art Fair Gallery Pudelko Bonn

1986

  • Dolan-Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia

1985

  • Gallery Ditesheim, Neuchatel

1984

  • Kunstverein Mannheim, Retrospective
  • Lucerne, exhibition within the framework of the International Music Week
  • Gallery Atelier Lambert, Paris
  • Galerie Ditesheim, Neuchatel: One Man Show with drawings and oil paintings at the FIAC in Paris

1983

  • One Man Show at the FIAC in Paris Gallery Ditesheim, Neuchatel

1982

  • New York, Associated American Artists
  • Philadelphia, Associated American Artists

1981

  • Retrospective of works on paper Gallery Pudelko, Bonn

1980

  • Participation in the exhibition "Printed Art - A View of two Decades". Museum of Modern Art, New York

1979

  • One Man Show at the Art Basel Klett-Cotta publishing house, Stuttgart

1978

  • Associated American Artists Print Club, Philadelphia
  • Gallery Pudelko, Bonn

1977

  • Staempfli Gallery, New York

1976

  • Gallery Achim Moeller, London: drawings, watercolors and gouaches
  • Gallery Heike Curtze, Düsseldorf

1975

  • Schoeller Gallery, Düsseldorf: Graphic Retrospective
  • Kornfeld Gallery, Zurich-Bern: One Man Show at Art Basel

1974

  • Kölnischer Kunstverein: Retrospective of the graphic work
  • Gallery Pudelko, Bonn: drawings, watercolors and gouaches

1973

  • Gallery André, Berlin
  • Apex, Göttingen
  • Gallery Pudelko Bonn
  • Grocer Hamburg

1972

  • Institute for Modern Art, Nuremberg
  • Mannheim Art Association
  • Rhen Gallery, New York
  • Participation in the 36th Venice Biennale

 

1971

  • Retrospective of the graphic work Overbeck Society, Lübeck
  • Participation in the exhibition "Art and Politics" in Basel, Frankfurt am Main and Karlsruhe
  • One Man Show at the Art Basel Edition Bucher, Lucerne

1970

  • Print Club, Philadelphia
  • Gallery Verena Müller, Bern

1969

  • Museum of Decorative Arts Zurich

1968

  • Folkwang Museum, Essen

1967

  • Gallery Hybler, Copenhagen
  • GOverbeck Company, Lübeck
  • Halsvorsens Art Trade, Oslo

 

1966

  • Institute for Contemporary Art, London
  • Art Museum Bochum

  • Participation in the exhibition "Fourteen Graphic Artists from Prague
    Folkwang Museum, Essen and Stedilijk Museum, Amsterdam

1965

  • Von-der-Heydt Museum, Wuppertal
  • Municipal Museum, Vysoke Myto

1964

  • Gallery of Czechoslovak Writers, Prague
  • Gallery Lometsch, Kassel
  • Flensburg Municipal Museum

1963

  • Kassel Art Association

1960

  • Semafor Theater, Prague

1959

  • "Pictures, Drawings, Graphics 1945-1958"
    Gallery Spala, Prague
  • Vienna, Klagenfurt
If someone uses the vocabulary 'art' and 'artist', I usually get very tense and suspicious... basically, I keep my work and everything related to it to myself, and I'm also not willing to subordinate these things to other demands -and the pictures should go their own way.

Sovak (Table Talk with W.G. Fischer) 1981, p.14.

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