“History of art is a history of great things neglected and ignored and mediocre things being admired. At different times things are different. The history of photography is a history of changes.” –Saul Leiter (more…)
Czech artist Daniel Pitín (1977) is one of the leading personalities of his generation and an exceptional painting talent.
Pitín received his education from the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, in 2001. He is a leading figure among a generation of artists to have emerged since the fall of communism in Central and Eastern Europe, exploring political, architectural, and psychological dystopias through subjects including espionage and surveillance, cinematography and theater sets, pornography and loneliness.
Recent exhibitions include Formal Encounters, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest, Romania (2018); Crystal Gardens, GRIMM, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2017); Daniel Pitín: The Mechanical Flowers, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, (2017); and After the Fall, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY and the Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN (2011).