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Vojtěch Kovařík

Born in 1993, Valasske Mezirici, Czechia

Lives and works in Rožnov pod Radhoštěm, Czechia


Vojtech Kovarik’s paintings tackle the figure of the mythical hero who legitimates painting since the Classical Age. He interrogates the other side of the heroes, their intimate torments, and depicts these men (according to most of the stories) regaining their humanity. Kovarik’s large canvases reflect his deep knowledge of art history: schematic figures evoke Pablo Picasso, expressive colors summon Henri Matisse while the work on volume lets us see Fernand Léger’s influence. But his approach to...Read more