One of the most famous Czech artists of the 20th century, Josef Lada, influence the childhood of many among us. The Dancing House Gallery has prepared a luxurious retrospective exhibition to mark the 130th anniversary of his birth.
The unique paintings of Josef Lada, which are loved by children and adults alike, symbolise the warmth of home, depict the beauty of simple life and have become an integral part of Christmastime. You can reminisce about times gone by and look back over the work of this eminent Czech painter starting on 15 November in the luxurious Dancing House Gallery.
The exhibition entitled “The Sevens of Josef Lada” offers visitors an insight into his work and also his personal life. 400 famous and also less-well-known luxury works will provide decoration over four floors of the Dancing House.
The underground floor of the exhibition will be for children: apart from impressive children’s illustrations, famous fairy tales animated by Josef Lada will be screened here. The first and second floors will be dedicated to paintings and on the ground floor, you will be able to view items which Josef Lada used. A replica of his studio will also be built here exactly the way it was when he worked there.
This is the largest exhibition of work by Josef Lada in the past 10 years. The exhibited works and items have been loaned to the gallery from private collections, other galleries and several museums.
The luxurious exhibition also presents the less-well-known work of Josef Lada, in particular from the field of caricature and illustration.
The curators of the exhibition are Lev Pavluch, Jana Sommerová, Jindřich Ulrich and Josef Lada, grandson of the painter Josef Lada.
The “Sevens of Josef Lada” exhibition will be held in the Dancing House Gallery from 15 November 2017 until 1 April 2018 and will be open every day from 9:00 a.m. until 8.00 p.m. Don’t miss this luxurious and enjoyable experience!