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Czech This Out: A real Troup-er in art

I love the art from the former Czech artists of the 1960s. Their modern concept remains so relevant today and does not look for one minute, dated or out of place. These images here are from a 1967 folk legends … Continue reading

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What wonders you will discover, if you go “Through the Magic Gate”

Czech illustrative artist, Jiří Trnka  was born 102 years ago on 24 February 1912 in Plzeň. Originally interested in puppet-making, he became a student of Josef Skupa at the School of Applied Arts in Prague (Academy of Architecture, Art and … Continue reading

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Little Cock Feather Frock

Little Cock Feather Frock is a Russian folk tale for children, adopted by A.N. Tolstoi. The version I am referring to is translated from the Russian language by Eugene Felgenhauer and illustrated by E. Rachev, from the Soviet Children’s Library printed … Continue reading

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