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ID: 500103004
 
Record Type: Person
Zelenka, František (Czech architect and interior designer, 1904-1943)

Note: His studies at the architecture school of the Prague Technical University enabled him to become an interior designer. He applied the principles of functionalism to furniture design. Also a graphic artist, he designed posters for the theater, films, record covers, and advertising. He devoted much of his time to theater design and worked for the Prague Liberated Theater and the National Theater of Prague. In 1943 he was deported to the Terezín ghetto, where he organized a prison theater for which he designed sets and costumes. He died with his family in one of the last convoys to Auschwitz. Czechoslovak architect.

Names:
Zelenka, František (preferred,V,index)
František Zelenka (V,display)
Zelenky, Františka (V)
Zelenka, Frantisek (V)

Nationalities:
Czech (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)
furniture designer
interior designer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Kutná Hora (Středočeský, Czech Republic) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Zelenka, František (I)

Biographies:
(Czech architect and interior designer, 1904-1943) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Czech architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Czech architect, 1904-1943) ..... [AVERY]
(Czechoslovak architect, 1904-1943) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
František Zelenka ........ [VP]
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Zelenka, František ........ [AVERY Preferred]
......................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Zelenka, Frantisek ........ [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Zelenky, Františka ........ [AVERY]
......................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Umění 35/2 (1987)
....................  Umění, 1987, v.35, no.2 181
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Prague: 1900-1938 (1997) 304
.......... Umění, 1987, v.35, no.2 181
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