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The Karlovy Vary Art Gallery




Bathing. Jan Preisler, 1912
Goethova stezka 6
CZ - 360 01
Karlovy Vary
Tel.: (017) 322 43 87-8
Fax: (017) 322 43 88

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Open daily 9.30 a.m. - 12 a.m., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Except Mon
Bus N 1 - stop Moser

The gallery was founded in 1953 in the spa area of Karlovy Vary. The exposition shows Czech art of the 20th century. The gallery has amassed a rich collection of valuable paintings and sculptures, including those in the most popular styles of the first half of the century Đ Expressionism, Fauvism, Cubism. Works of Jacob Schikander, Jan Preisler and Antonín Slavíček, Josef Čapek, Emil Filla, Bohumil Kubišta and others can be found there. The Surrealist trend that emerged by the end of 1930s is represented by the works of Jindřich Štýrský and František Janoušek. The collection also comprises the paintings of Josef Istler and Václav Boštík, who worked in the 1960s using unique expressive techniques. Various exhibitions of Czech and foreign contemporary art are held regularly there.