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The Estate of Miroslav Tichy Organizes Exhibition at Galerie Walter Kellerin Zurich

ZURICH.- In the first solo show in Switzerland since the exhibition at the Kunsthaus Zurich in 2005, approximately 35 works by Miroslav Tichý are being shown until the first days of September. Additional works are available. Czech artist Miroslav Tichý, born in 1926, holds a unique position in the history of 20th century art and photography. He died in April 2011 in the Czech city of Kyjov. All photographs displayed in this commemorative exhibition, as well as all additional works available from Galerie Walter Kellerin‘s stock, were directly acquired from Tichý’s sole heir of all property rights, Jana Hebnarova. The gallery also informed that Mrs. Hebnarova will continue to work with the gallery on the basis of exclusivity. For more than thirty years – that is, until the late 1980s – he lived a life of personal and cultural isolation, but took dozens of photographs every day, his great subject being the wome