Vladimír Škoda | Photo courtesy: © Marc Le Mené / © Adagp

Vladimír Škoda was born in 1942 in Prague. He was trained as a turner-miller, later he studied drawing and was also interested in painting. In 1968 he left to France, he gave up painting and began to be interested in sculpture. He studied at École des Arts Décoratifs in Grenoble and later in César’s atelier at École National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. From 1973 to 1975 he operated in Rome in Villa Medici where he created the series of sculpture made of the iron wire. Since 1975 he started to create his first work pieces in a smithy that resulted into the creation of the monumental sculpture in late seventies. After his first solo exhibitions in the gallery Primo Piano in Roma, in the gallery BLU in Milan (1975) and in the gallery Ilanne in Paris (1977) Vladimír Škoda created the monumental piece of art Horizontal - vertical for the symposium Situation 1 in Regensburg in 1979 and then more...

Selected works