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Benedikt Rejt Gallery

Benedikt Rejt Gallery and its collection were founded in the 1960s with the aim of collecting contemporary tendencies in visual arts. The gallery kept buying works by progressive artists even after 1968. The Benedikt Rejt Gallery owns a unique collection of constructivist pieces.

Location

  • Pivovarská 29, 440 01 Louny, Czech Republic
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Languages

  • Czech

Name of collection

  • The Collection of the Benedikt Rejt Gallery

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content

  • The core of the collection is devoted to diverse forms of constructivism and kinetic art. The gallery owns a collection of Emil Filla works from the 1940s and 1950s that were not allowed to be exhibited at that time, and various examples of unofficial art made in the 1970s and 1980s. The gallery purchased a number of works on paper, drawings and graphics. The collection owns more than 17,000 works of art and 14,000 books.

Content

  • graphics: 1000-
  • other artworks (that cannot be classified by other filter categories such as paintings, sculptures, graphics, etc.): 10-99
  • paintings: 500-999
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 1000-
  • sculptures: 100-499

Operator(s)

Stakeholder(s) of the collection

Date of founding

  • 1965

Place of founding

Collector(s)

Access type

  • parts are closed to the public

Publications

Author(s) of this page

  • Lomová, Johana

References

Gruntová Kolingerová, Hana. 2013. Biografie Galerie Benedikta Rejta. Praha: Fak. Humanitních studií Univerzity Karlovy.

Štefančíková, Alica, and Nováčková, Zuzana, and Svoboda, Petr. 2015. Postava k otvírání. Louny: Galerie Benedikta Rejta v Lounech.

"Vizitky českých Muzeí a Galerií: Galerie Benedikta Rejta V Lounech — Česká Televize." Česká Televize. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/1130393955-vizitky-ceskych-muzei-a-galerii/203562268700010-galerie-benedikta-rejta-v-lounech.

„Výroční zpráva Galerie Benedikta Rejta za rok 2015.” Galerie Benedikta Rejta. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://gbr.cz/txt/zpravy/2015.pdf.

Galerie Benedikta Rejta. 1969. Galerie Benedikta Rejta. Louny : Galerie Benedikta Rejta v Lounech.

Last edited on: 2019-01-26 13:19:47