Jakub Dolejs

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Jakub is a Czech-born artist now based in London, England, received his MFA in painting in 1998 from the Academy for Art, Architecture and Design in Prague.Dolejs characterises his work as still life. His references are other media such as water colour, oil painting, and sculpture. His photographs honour the beauty of the canon of historical art, particularly painting from the Regency Period or the era of Abstract Expressionism. These multiple referents open up photography as a medium, since his prints look and feel like paintings. His work been included in exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, East International in the UK, and the National Gallery in Prague, among others. Dole─Ás is represented in collections across North America, including the National Gallery of Canada.

b. 1975, Prague, Czech Republic

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