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Frantisek Bilek built his studio villa in the Prague neighbourhood of Hradschin between 1910 and 1911 according to his own plans and design. Bilek was mainly a sculptor and graphic artist, but his religious approach to art gradually steered him...more
We thoroughly enjoyed Villa Bilek. A true master of wood, expressed in the door frames, the furniture, the moving sculptures, and the skilful woodcuts. A personal experience as you feel close to the man and his family. Friendly staff.
.....Although the staff were lovely and helpful, most of the furniture and exhibits have been lent to a museum in China until 2018. The sculpture studio has some beautiful pieces in it but I was keen to see some of the original furniture etc which...More
For us is 5 stars, because we love architecture and art. Bilek was like a Frank Lloyd Wright, in that he was artistic and created in many ways. The house is an example of his creative talent everywhere, from the hinges on the door, to...More
The whole building was designed by famous Czech symbolist Art Nouveau sculptor František Bílek as his family house and a studio, at the same time as one big thoughtful piece of art. Every single piece of furniture and detail was designed and created by the...More
Based on a small comment in the Lonely Planet we visited this studio as it was one of the newer attractions in Prague.
It is very easy to get to as it is on the tram 22 line one stop before the castle if you...More