Silkscreen, ed. 119/189
16 x 20 cm
Signed in pencil lower right, numbered lower left and dated lower center
Milan Dobeš (1929, Přerov) is a constructivist and kinetic artist. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava.
Participating in NT 4—Latest Examples of Research: Tendencije 4, / Nove tendencije 4 /Tendencies 4, /New Tendency 4 Zagreb, 1969.
Dobeš created dynamic constructivist works, in parallel with the international movement of this tendency by exponents such as Le Parc, Morellet and Soto; took part in formative international exhibitions such as Kunst-Licht-Kunst (Eindhoven, 1966), Konstruktive Tendenzen (Nürnberg, 1968) and New Tendencies 5 (1973), as well as the Documenta 4 exhibition in Kassel; and which did not go unnoticed by the leading critics and theorists of the day (those writing on Dobeš's work include F. Popper, U. Kultermann and O. Bihalji-Merin).
In 1971, Dobeš toured the United States with his lumino-dynamic programme accompanying American Wind Symphony Orchestra performances of T. Mayazumi and Krzysztof Penderecki.