Vratislav Karel Novák (CZ)

Graduated from Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Studio of Metal and Jewels. Since the 1960s’s famous for his mobile sculptures and kinetic objects. One of his most famous public installations was The Metronome replacing Stalin’s monument at Letná, Prague in 1991. A playful tech-art approach can be also found in his jewelry work and his witty kinetic structures using metal and lights were presented at many solo exhibitions in the Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal, Germany, and the USA. V. K. Novák was also awarded at Internationalen Handwerksmesse and won an international art competition in the USA.