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Jiří Skála

Jirka Skála is a czech artist who studied at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts, and at the post-graduate program at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France. His work is mainly focused on a relation of a man to his production equipment. He observes this topic mainly in service industry as art world and other parts of creative industry. Sometime his works refer to other a human field as a heavy industry, in case the book One family of Object. His work has been exhibited widely including the following: Tirana Biennale I in Tirana; Palais de Tokyo in Paris; Art in Genaral in New York; Wiels in Brussels; Foksal Gallery in Warsaw; and Manifesta 11 in Curych. He is a co-founder of the Etc. Gallery in Prague, established in 2004, a member of the PAS group, together with the artist Tomáš Vaněk and curator Vít Havranek, and for last seven years he teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. He is listed in the Younger than Jesus Artist Directory compiled by the New Museum in New York, and in November of 2009 was awarded the Jindřich Chalupecký Award for young artists in the Czech Republic by Vaclav Havel.

Jiří Skála is represented by hunt kastner