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ID: 500000402
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500000402

 
Record Type: Person
Janák, Pavel (Czech architect, 1882-1956)

Note: An architect, urbanist, and designer of furniture and objects; worked in the Czech cubo-modernist style. Studied at the Czech Technical University in Prague 1899-1905, and the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts 1906-1908. Joined the Union of Architects within the Mánes Association of Plastic Artists, and helped found the Artěl Cooperative, both in 1908. He also co-founded the Prague Artistic Workshops in 1912, and the Association of Czech Accomplishment in 1914. He acted as professor of architecture at the Prague School of Decorative Arts 1921-1942. In addition to his own designs, he worked on reconstructions of historical buildings and objects including Prague Castle (1936). He is regarded as a pioneer of Czech modernist architecture.

Names:
Janák, Pavel (preferred,V,index)
Pavel Janák (V,display)
Janak, Pavel (V)

Nationalities:
Czech (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
furniture designer
designer
theorist
teacher

Gender: male

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Kotěra, Jan  
..................  (Czech architect, 1871-1923) [500122458]
student of ....  Wagner, Otto  
..................  (Austrian architect, designer, theorist, 1841-1918) [500016971]
student of ....  Zítek, Josef  1899-1905
..................  (Czech architect, 1832-1909) [500067513]
teacher of ....  Černý, František Maria  
..................  (Czech architect, 1903-1978) [500125069]
teacher of ....  Smetana, Pavel  
..................  (Czech architect, furniture designer, and theorist, 1900-1986) [500125088]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Janák, Pavel (I)

Biographies:
(Czech architect, 1882-1956) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(Czechoslovak architect, 1882-1956) ..... [AVERY]
(Czech architect, 1882-1956) ..... [AVERY]
(Czech architect, 1882-1956) ..... [Grove Art]
(Czech artist, 1882-1956) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Janák, Pavel ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
..........................  Cubism, Constructivism, Form Art (2016) 299
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Janak, Pavel ........ [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Pavel Janák ........ [MoMA Preferred, VP]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Architectural Review 139/829 (l966)
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n87908026
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n87908026
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Vegesack, Czech Cubism (1992) 326
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62) v.1; v.2
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Cubism, Constructivism, Form Art (2016)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Vegesack, Czech Cubism (1992) 326
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