International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2015

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10 th International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2016 – canceled

Dear Colleagues,
We are very sorry to announce that the 10 th International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2016 has been cancelled due to finantial problems.  We could not realize the event because The City of Pilsen did not award to Biennial organization a grant for next 4 years. In June 2016, will take place the General Assembly, where will be decided the future of the Biennial.
The course will inform.

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A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

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We cordially invite you to the opening of the exhibition

A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE – Artwork by the Laureates of the Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 1996 – 2014,

takes place 15th October at 6 pm in the Muzeum of West Bohemia in Pilsen.

Other exhibition spaces are Gallery of the City of Pilsen and Jíří Trnka Gallery in Pilsen.

Held under the auspices of
Minister of Culture of The Czech Republic Mgr. Daniel Herman
Czech Committee for UNESCO
and
The International Association of Art – EUROPE

INVITATION HERE

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Winners – Biennial of Drawing Pilsen

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We cordially invite you to the exhibition organized by the Biennial of Drawing Pilsen.

Winners – Biennial of Drawing Pilsen
A retrospective exhibition of the ten previous years
21th September – 18th October 2015
Location: Smetanovy sady, Pilsen

Winners – Biennial of Drawing Pilsen is the opening exhibition of the main exhibition
A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE
Artwork by the laureates of the Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 1996 – 2014

invitation here

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Visionary Drawings – Chicago

16.4. 2015 – 29.4. 2015

John David Mooney Foundation
International Currents Gallery
114 West Kinzie, Chicago, IL 60654 USA

Presentation the artists‘ works who submiited their drawings for in the 9. International Biennial of drawing Pilsen 2014.

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THE BEST WORKS OF THE BIENNIAL OF DRAWING PILSEN 2014 – SCHÖNSEE, Opening

On Thursday, 9th April 2015 was held at the Centre Bavaria Bohemia CeBB opening of the exhibition Best works of the Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2014 and Young Drawing. Exhibition was launched at 6 pm by Director of the Centre Bavaria Bohemia Mr. Hans Eibauer. Introduction to the Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2014 said PhDr. Jana Potužáková, president of the Biennial.  Young Drawing exhibition presented director of the Biennial Mgr. Gabriela Darebná. For the organization Pilsen 2015 was attended  Mr. Jiří Sulženko, program director of the Plzeň 2015, o.p.s. Exhibited are 24 artists who have been awarded or received Short list at  the 9th International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2014. The exhibition was accompanied by artists from Germany.  Young drawings collection contains 27 drawings by students of the Elementary Art School in Pilsen Jagellonská.  The opening ceremony was attended by about 50 guests. Both exhibitions here runs until May 17, 2015.

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Opening of the exhibition YOUNG DRAWIG

We cordially invite you to the last accompanying exhibition at the
9th International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2014.

Opening of the exhibition YOUNG DRAWIG takes place on
13th November  at  17 p.m. in the Gallery Paletka, Husova 2, Pilsen.
The exhibition will end on 16th January 2015. The second part of the exhibition will be seen from 20th November to 16th January 2015 in the building of the Municipal District Pilsen 2 – Slovany, Koterovská 83, Pilsen.

The main exhibition of the 9th International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2014 can be visited until 16th November 2014 at the City of Pilsen Gallery and Jiří Trnka Gallery.

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Video record of the opening of 9th International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2014

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Press Release

The Biennial of Drawing Pilsen is a unique project – the only one in Europe to deal with monochrome drawing. This year’s project has taken place under the auspices of:

Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic  –  Mgr. Daniel Herman

Czech Commission for UNESCO

 The International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen is a part of the programme Pilsen – the European Capital of Culture 2015.

In the course of the previous years, the Biennial of Drawing became one of the major international projects in the Czech Republic, each year featuring an increasing number of authors from all continents. The Biennial of Drawing enjoys considerable public attention in the Czech Republic as well as abroad. This is also thanks to the travelling exhibitions of the awarded works taking place in odd-numbered years /USA, Norway, Italy, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, etc./

This year, 461 authors from 44 countries have participated in the competition, submitting 1669 drawings.

153 drawings by 129 authors from 32 countries were selected for exhibition.

They include artists from the Czech Republic and the following countries:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, China, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania Norway, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Tai-wan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and  United States of America.

 

The exhibition collection was compiled by the international Jury. The installation of the exhibition was prepared by the Slovak art historian Mgr. Dana Doricová, the curator.

The exposition of the works selected for the Biennial of Drawing Pilsen can be found in the following exhibition halls:

 

City of Pilsen Gallery

Jiří Trnka Gallery

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Biennial of Drawing Pilsen offer an exhibition of drawings that has been selected by an international jury on the occasion of the 9th International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2014.

This unique collection, visitors can see from the 8th October  to 16th November 2014 in the Gallery of City of Pilsen and the Jiří Trnka Gallery. The seven-member international jury met in Pilsen on 1st to 4th July 2014. The jury selected drawings for the exhibition and decided on the Grand Prix. The best drawings nominated to short list certificate is of the highest quality. Biennale 2014 attended 461 artists from 44 countries around the world, who have submitted 1 669 works. After a very severe and careful selection were selecte 153 drawings from 129 authors from 32 countries. A total were awarded 10 prizes and 23 short lists. Traditionally, the main exhibition enriched with a number of interesting accompanying program.

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The meeting of the international panel of experts of the 9th Biennial of Drawing Plzen took place in Plzen between July 1 and July 4, 2014.

As expected, the participation of artists at the event was again very high, and a large number of drawings were submitted from countries from all around the world.

The seven-member international Jury (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Germany, Portugal) was chaired by the elected president Mr. Pavol Král, President of the International Association of Art–Europe and Chairman of the Slovak Union of Visual Arts. After careful consideration the Jury chose drawings for the exhibition and decided who would be awarded the Grand Prix. The best drawings were nominated for a “short list” – which stands for a certificate of the highest quality. For this year’s Biennial competition there were a total of 461 participating artists from 44 countries worldwide, who submitted 1669 drawings.

Most of the artists’ drawings were from European countries. However, according to Biennial tradition, artists from other parts of the world also submitted their works, for example from USA, Canada, Argentina, Australia, Taiwan, Japan and the United Arab Emirates. After a highly demanding and careful selection process, 153 drawings by 129 authors from 32 countries were chosen. These drawings will be on public display between October 8 and November 16, 2014 in The Gallery of City of Pilsen and in the J. Trnka Gallery. According to tradition, the exhibition will be accompanied by several interesting programs.

Last but not least, it is necessary to stress that the International Biennial of Drawing Plzen is a unique competition without parallel internationally, which during the course of its existence has gained great acclaim not only in Plzen and the Czech Republic but also around the world.

Author: Michal Darebný | Date: 25. 7. 2014 Read more ›

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