Ceramic box with lid
Pavel Janák
1911

Ceramic box with lid

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“… wedges, arrows, spikes, stakes, knives and levers that overpower matter are all angled planes.” (P. Janák) The author is one of the creators of Czech Cubism – a movement that was internationally unique in applying the ideas of French Cubist art to architecture and the applied arts. Janák viewed the angled plane as a means of dominating, artistically transforming and animating lifeless matter; a disruption of calm and a rational balance of the horizontal and vertical.

Reproduction of the original held by the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague.

Material: earthenware

Manufactory: hand-decorated glazed cast

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