Kristian Kodet Galerie 

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Kristian Kodet

Kristian Kodet

Born on July 17th, 1948 in Prague, Czechoslovakia

Son of Czech sculptor Jan Kodet and grandson of sculptor Emanuel Julian Kodet

 

1963-1964

Worked under academic painter Adilf Wenig as a stage artist in Prague City Theaters. 

1964-1967

Studies at the Kings Academy des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Belgium

1967

Brussels Gallery Disque Rouge

Prague Rokoko Theater

Brussels Gallery D`Egmont

Benešov Josefa 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 Rozumberk 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

NewYork 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 theater, as a guest at the premier of Milan Kundera’s 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 Sobeslav, 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 Klaus’s 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 celebration 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

Published his book “Lovers, Angels and the others” published by Hart, Ltd., co-author Hynek Klimet

Třeboň Pod věží exhibit hall 

2002

Slavkov, Brna Chateau

Hluboká nad Vltavou - Gallery Knížecí dvůr

Prague Gallery Petr Brandl

Brno Gallery Moser

2003

Chomutov Gallery Špejchar

Karviná Chateau

Brno Gallery Arnie

Prague  Bez zábradlí Theater

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 Parliament “Honoring Artists”

Bratislava Embassy of the Czech Republic

Vienna Embassy of the Czech Republic

Karviná Chateau

2006

Prague Gallery Chodovská tvrz

Opava Theater Gallery „Za oponou“

Published the book “Self-reflections” along with author Pavla Slancova-Petrakova, publisher Lidove noviny

2007

Hradec Králové Gallery Rondo

Hořice Gallery of scultptures

Brno New Town Hall exhibit hall

Prague Bez zábradlí Theater

2008

Gallery Klementinum – celebrates his 60th Birthday

Opening of „Three Generations of Kodets“ in Hradec Kralove

2009

Brno, New Town Hall

Písek, Gallery Sladovna

Brno, Saint Ann Chapel

Vienna Embassy of the Czech Republic

2010

Klášterec nad Ohří, Gallery Kryt

Týn nad Vltavou, Gallery U Zlatého slunce

Karviná, Chateau Gallery Chagall

Zlín, Town Hall Gallery under the Town Hall

Litvínov, Gallery Town Hall Cellar

Graphic Illustrations for Karel Hynek Macha „Maje“

Designs Waldemar Matuska’s tombstone

2011

Brno New Town Hall

Publishes his third book „With Kristian Kodet about Kristian Kodet“

Olomouc Gallery Skácelík

2012

Smiřice near Hradce Králové, Chateau Smiřice at the International Music Festival. 

Slavkov, Brna Chateua Slavkov

2013

Chapel of Mary, Prague  – celebrates his 65th Birthday

Brno, Gallery Hřebíček

2014

Plumlov, Chateau Gallery

Gallery u Schnelů, České Budějovice

Ostrava, Chagall Art Center

2015

Praha, AD Galerie, Platýz

2017

Mimoň, Town Hall Museum

Olomouc, Gallery Skácelík

2018

New Town Hall, Prague – celebrates his 70th Birthday

2019

Florida, Suntan Art Center, St Pete Beach

Zlín, Art galerie pod Radnicí

Přerov, galerie města Přerov

2020

Blatná, Castle Blatná

 

 

 

Kristian Kodet’s artwork is represented in collections and galleries in Brussels, Paris, Geneva, Vienna, Zurich, New York, Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver Winnipeg, Los Angeles and Washington DC.