January 23, 2017

Polansky Gallery (joint vernissage)

Vladimir Houdek

INTERACTION 14.1. - 4.3. 2017

Curated by Oliver Zybok

"Human beings have at all times been inclined to falsehood." - V.Houdek

The curator Oliver Zybok finished his Vernisaz speech with a flourish and accidentally to...

January 10, 2017

Whitworth Art Gallery - Manchester

Having lived 'abroad' since I left university in 1994, I am always excited on returning to England to visit the art galleries which all still share that same beautiful notice - ENTRY FREE OF CHARGE.

A hop and a skip from my sister'...

December 10, 2016

The clinical neuroscientist Raymond Tallow said, "Art is expressing one's universal wound - the wound of living a finite life of incomplete meanings."

These paintings and this book are like the boy who breaks up with his girlfriend because he knows she is going to bre...

October 17, 2016

A big thank you to everyone who came to the opening of  'Elpsis Boo and the Triptych Portraits' at Strada Del Vino on Friday night. Thank you also to Karel for sharing his beautiful space. It was a lovely evening of art, friends and inspiring conversation fuelled large...

September 14, 2016

Still buzzing after a superb weekend in beautiful Olomouc. I was there for the opening of my joint exhibition with the eternally youthful Ivan Mládek. A couple of my Triptych portraits are now showing at Kateřina Dostalova's gallery on Žerotínovo náměsti. Thank you ver...

September 9, 2016

Previously unexhibited paintings showing at the lovely Strada Del Vino from Friday 14th October until the 30th of Novemeber.

August 30, 2016

In 2015 I began to collect images from social media and connect them thematically. Working with these 'found objects' lead my attention to portrait work which I had previously avoided. It was through these paintings I happened upon the direction I really wanted my pain...

July 31, 2016

On the 5th of August 2016 there will be a vernissage of my latest painting project 'What We Do After the Revolution' at the Prerov City Gallery.
These paintings have been under development for some time and came about through an interesting exploration of styles.

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