University Cinema Scala (23. 9. 2020 - 23. 11. 2020) —
The Biennale Brno Association has decided to celebrate this year’s 100th anniversary of the birth of Brno-born painter and graphic designer Jan Rajlich sr. (1920–2016), the founder of the international biennale of graphic design in Brno, by an international poster event.
In 2019, the BBA called on a hundered graphic designers from the BBA as well as on close friends and acquaintances of Jan Rajlich sr. from all over the world to create a poster on the theme “Hommage: Jan Rajlich 100×100”.
Foyer of Světozor Cinema, Prague (1. 9. 2020 - 30. 11. 2020) —
The exhibition presents sixty posters of the most successful and the most sought-after films in the world cinema during the 1960s and 1970s.
Even though many of the most famous films did not appear in Czech cinemas for various, mainly ideological reasons, they are still a representative selection of films by the world‘s cinema legends such as: Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, Stanley Kubrick, Luchino Visconti, Billy Wilder, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Jean-Luc Godard, Alfred Hitchcock, Sergio Leone, Francois Truffaut, Steven Spielberg, Akira Kurosawa and others.
(1. 9. 2020 - 30. 11. 2020) —
Born on 8 July 1930 in Bratkówka in Podkarpacie region.Died 23. February 2009
Studies at the Faculty of Painting, Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków, under Wojciech Weiss and Adam Marczyński during the years 1949-1952, continued during the years 1952-1955 under Michal Bylina at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.
Foyer of Bio Oko Cinema, Prague (3. 7. 2020 - 30. 9. 2020) —
The exhibition reminds of the atmosphere of motorcycle and car races, which took place in the 50‘s of the 20th century. Along with the other trends of the time on how to “entertain the people”, the interest in motoring was highly encouraged and generally supported. Most of the races whose posters are on display, were organized under the auspices of SVAZARM (Union for the Cooperation with the Army). The leading authors of motoring posters include names such as Vladimír Valenta, Vladimír Bidlo and Ludvík Petrman.
Foyer Cinema Světozor, Prague (18. 6. 2020 - 30. 8. 2020) —
Graphic artist, graphic designer and teacher / working in Brno.
In total, 130 posters by Jan Rajlich are being held in our collection.
Jan Rajlich was born on June 10, 1950, in Vyškov, Moravia. He graduated in architecture at the University of Technology in Brno (studying there 1968–1974) and then, he was an interior architect at the State Project Institute of Commerce in Brno until 1980. During the years 1983 to 1989, he taught industrial and graphic design and its typography at the High School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Brno. Since 1987 he has been lecturing graphic design externally, and since 1994 internally at the University of Technology in Brno, where he also became the head of the Department of Industrial Design at the Institute of Construction, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (1996–2014). He was awarded a degree of a senior lecturer in Graphic Design at the University of Arts, Design and Architecture in Prague (1995).