A Reclining Nude II
A Stream in Winter
Work in atelier

I studied at the academy in the 1970s and began to be on the lookout for predecessors close to my heart. I found them in the personalities of Manet, Courbet, Purkyně or Kremlička. The Spanish Velazquez enthralled me with the colourfulness of his paintings and put in the shade the other great masters who appeared to me duller even though amazing. "That´s some painting," I used to tell myself, "it´s a fascinating tradition which started in Venice with Giorgione and Tizian. More