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Daniel Fischer
Daniel Fischer

Daniel Fischer


376 Pages, 10.25 x 13.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $139.95 (US $139.95) (CA $188.95)

Publication Date: October 2017

ISBN 9788081890024

Rights: WOR X UK, EUR, CN, HK & TW

Slovart Publishing, Ltd. (Oct 2017)

Price: $139.95


An exquisite monograph on the artwork of slovak contemporary artist Daniel Fischer that serves as a retrospective view on the work of an artist who devoted his work mainly to exploring the relationship between painting as human action and nature. Moreover, he installs his paintings into natural enviroments for some time and he takes photographs of them in contact with nature. The authors of the publication, curators Jana Geržová and Juraj Mojžiš, altogether with other personalities of slovak cultural life (Ilja Zeljenka, Roman Berger, Oleg Tatarka, Martin Bútora) present the extensive artwork of this famous slovak artist and teacher. The book is published in Slovak and English language and contains almost 400 reproductions.

Author Biography

Daniel Fischer was born in 1950 in Bratislava, Slovakia. In 1967 he visited Paris for the first time and was fascinated by the spirit of the town, by the arts institutions and student activities. In 1968 - 1974 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava. He refused to be a part of Communist Party in 1971. In 1988 he led the workshop at the University of Houston, Clear Lake, USA. In 1990 he became prelector in the Department of Paintings at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava and became a vice-principal of the Academy of Fine Arts for the foreign affairs (1990 - 1993). He was part of the group A-R (1991 - 2004). He was awarded by the Masaryk Arts Academy award in 1992. He lectured as a professor at the International Art Students Symposium, La Marlagne, Belgium. He was a member of the international jury - European Artists Pepiniers, Norwich, UK. 1993 he was a hosting professor/artist at the University of Tennesee, Knoxville, USA. In 1994 he lectured at the University of West Virginia, Morgantown, USA, he was a hosting professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock, USA and he lectured at the Rhode Island School of Design, USA and at the Art Academy of Cincinnatti, USA. In 1994 - 2000 he was a professor at the Summer Academy, Vienna - Topolcianky. In 1998 he became a director of Bienale Istroart - International Student Festival, Bratislava. He had lectured at many universities round the USA. In 2000 he was awarded by the Fulbright Grant Award. He was awarded by the Tatra banka Foundation Award for Arts in 2010.