Kristian Kodet Galerie 

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Kristian Kodet

Kristian Kodet

Born on July 17th, 1948 in Prague.
Son of Czech sculptor Jan Kodet and grandson of sculptor Emanuel Julian Kodet.

1963-1964
Worked under academic painter Adolf Wenig as a stage artist in Prague City Theatres.

1964-1967
Studies at the kings Academy des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Belgium.

1967
Brussels Gallery Disque Rouge
Prague Rokoko Theatre
Brussels Gallery D`Egmont
Benešov Josef Šíma exhibit hall

1968
Paris Gallery Moderne
After the Soviet army occupied Czechoslovakia emigration to Switzerland

1969-1970
Geneva wins a competition to paint a fresco in the conference hall for IBM
Geneva Gallery Poesie Vivante, cooperates on the illustration of Pierre Marie poems.
Geneva Gallery Geneva Cultural Center
Geneva Gallery Societe des Banque Suisse
Geneva Gallery Club
Geneva Gallery Zondiak
Geneva Gallery C.I.R.C.A.

1970
Returns to Czechoslovakia

1972
Prague Gallery Czechoslovakian Writers

1973
Vienna Gallery Mahlerstrasse

1977
Prague Gallery Jaroslav Frágner then forbidden to exhibit by the regime union of artists in Prague.

1978
Soběslav Gallery Rožumberk House

1979
Second emigration to the USA
Vienna Gallery Wolfrum

1980
New York Warwick exhibit hall
New York Gallery Schlesinger-Boisante

1981
Toronto Gallery Linden
New York Gallery Barbara Walter

1982
Toronto Gallery Surrealist
New York Gallery Barbara Walter
New York Warwick exhibit hall

1983
Ottawa Gallery Boheme
New York Ritz Carlton exhibit hall

1984
New York Warwick exhibit hall

1985
Toronto Gallery Fourteen

1986
Resides in Vienna for a year.
Vienna Austrian Credit Institute exhibits
“Three Generations of Kodets” – fathers and grandfathers sculptures and his paintings
Vienna Gallery Jan

1987
New York Art club - “Three Generations of Kodets”

1988
New York Warwick exhibit hall
Ottawa Gallery Full House
New York Welles exhibit hall

1989
Vancouver James Cowan theatre, as a guest at the premier of Milan Kunderaʼs play
Winnipeg Gallery Thomas
New York United National Plaza – exhibit hall

1990
Returns to Czechoslovakia from the USA
Prague Gallery Melantrich

1991
Prague Gallery Albatros
Prague Gallery Vltavín

1992
Prague Gallery Platýz
Prague Gallery Vltavín

1993
Prague Gallery Vltavín

1994
Opens Gallery Saint Mark in a baroque church in Soběslav, focused on organizing exhibits of modern art.
Prague Gallery Vltavín

1995
Prague Gallery Zlatá lilie

1996
New York Elysee exhibit hall
Soběslav Gallery Saint Mark

1997
Plzeň Gallery Maecenas
České Budějovice Town Hall exhibit hall
Prague Gallery of Czech Sculptor
„Three Generations of Kodets“
Illustrates Vaclav Klausʼs book „A Defence of Forgotten Thoughts“

1998
Sarasota Florida Gallery State
Cheb Museum
Ostrava Chagall Art Center
Zlín Gallery Viva
České Budějovice Town hall exhibit hall
„Three Generations of Kodets“
Prague Gallery Petr Brandl
Soběslav Gallery Saint Mark
at the occasion of his 50th Birthday

1999
Prague Gallery Nova
Dobříš Chateau Gallery
Uherské Hradiště Gallery Zeman

2000
Hradec Králové Gallery Celebris

2001
Opens Museum Kodet in Tabor, which has the “Three Generations of Kodets” on permanent display.
Publishes his book “Lovers, Angels and the others” published by Hart, ltd., co-author Hynek Klimek
Třeboň Pod věží exhibit hall

2002
Slavkov, Brno Chateau
Hluboká nad Vlt. Gallery Knížecí dvůr
Prague Gallery Petr Brandl
Brno Gallery Moser

2003
Chomutov Gallery Špejchar
Karviná Chateau
Brno Gallery Arnie
Prague Bez zábradlí Theatre

2004
Brno New Town Hall exhibit hall
Ostrava Chagall Art Center
Olomouc Gallery Skácelík

2005
West Hollywood Gallery Casting Cafe Nydrle
West Los Angeles Consulate of the Czech Republic
Prague Czech Republic Parliment
„Honoring Artists“
Bratislava Embassy of the Czech Republic
Vienna Embassy of the Czech Republic
Karviná Chateau

2006
Prague Gallery Chodovská tvrz
Opava Theatre Gallery „Behind the Curtain“
Pubishes his book “Self-reflections” along with author Pavla Slancova-Petrákova, publisher Lidové noviny

2007
Hradec Králové Gallery Rondo
Hořice Gallery of sculptures
Brno New Town Hall exhibit hall
Prague Bez zábradlí Theatre

2008
Klementinum Gallery – celebrates his 60th Birthday
Opening of Three Generations of Kodets – Hradec Kralove

2009
Brno New Town Hall
Pisek New Malthouse
Brno Saint Anna chapel
Vienna Czech Embassy

2010
Klasterec nad Ohri gallery Kryt
Tyn nad Vltavou City gallery at the Golden Sun
Designs Waldemar Matuskaʼs tombstone
Zlin Town Hall Gallery under the Town Hall
Litvinov Gallery Town Hall Cellar
Graphic illustrations for Karel Hynek Macha “Maje”

2011
Brno New Town Hall
Publishes his third book With Kristian Kodet about Kristian Kodet
Prague Gallery Petr Brandl – book christening
Olomouc Gallery Skacelik

2013
65th Birthday Jubilee Exhibition
Monastery of Virgin Mary, Prague

 

 

Kristian Kodetʼs work is represented in collections and galleries in Brussels, Paris, Geneva, Vienna, Zurich, New York, Toronto, Otawwa, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Los Angeles and Washington.