curriculum vitae

1946 Born in Semily in Czechoslovakia
1965 – 1967 Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague
1967 – 1968 Studies at Accademia di Brera, Milano
1968 – 1971 Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague
1985 Scholarship of the City of Munich 1986 Prize of the Philip Morris Dimension V Competition
1987 Scholarship from the IFA
1988 Overbeck Art Prize, Lübeck
Visiting professor at the Akademie der Bildende Künste, Munich
Glockengasse Prize, Cologne
1989 Professor at the Sommerakademie, Salzburg
City of Darmstadt Art Prize
1990 – 2004 Professor at the Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf
1991 Max Lütze Prize, Stuttgart
1992 Member of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin
1993 – 1995 Prague Castle Council Consultant
1997 Robert Jacobsen Prize, Museum Würth Foundation
1999 Jill Watson Award, Pittsburgh
2004 – 2011 Professor at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich
2008 Visiting Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague

Living in Munich, Düsseldorf and Prague