Benedikt Tolar

08/02/1975 Pilsen, Czech Republic

lives and works in Pilsen and Manětín

studies :

1996 - 2002 Academy of fine Arts, Prague, CZE


atelier of Karel Nepraš
atelier of Vladimír Skrepl

in collection of :

National galery in Prague, CZE
GASK, Kutná Hora, CZE
Galery Klatovy/Klenová, CZE
Artoteca of Pilsen city, CZE
Marek collection, CZE
private collections in Czech, Germany, France, Switzerland, USA

solo exhibitions :

2023 "THE SUN ROSE WHERE THE BODY LAY",
galerie sam83, Česká Bříza, CZE

2022 "COMA", Window Gallery, Bratislava, SVK

2022 "GLOBULE", ZČG – U Zvonu, Pilsen, CZE

2022 "WATER COMA",
Český dům Bratislava, Bratislava, SVK

2021 "CULTUS – CACAS?",
GAFA – DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE

2020 "BATHTUBES and ROOFS",
Strom Art Gallery, Brno, CZE

2020 "CON VEX CAVE", UFFO Gallery, Trutnov, CZE

2019 "SIMULACRUM“, Kvalitář, Prague, CZE

2019 "WIND OF DESTINY“,
(realisation), Bugellohe, Germany

2019 "AUTOPARK“, DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE

2018 "PiLSEN SURPRiSE“, Nové divadlo, Pilsen, CZE 

2017 "ŠKODA …", DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE

2017 "SCALPS", Go-Green-Art Gallery, Curych, CHE

2014 "ON THE SHEET",
Galerie města Plzně, Pilsen, CZE

2013 "COUNTRY OF ENEMIES",
(with B. Motlová),Galerie bratří Špilarů, Domažlice, CZE

2012 "SOURCES AND TIES",
Blue cat Gallery, Cherson, UKR

2011 "FORGIVING", Galerie Pecka, Prague, CZE

2011 "COW CATCH NOT HARE",
(with D. Krausová ), Galerie Chodovská tvrz, Prague, CZE

2010 "FROM THE OUTSIDE AS WELL FROM THE INSIDE",
(with L. Míšek ), Univerzitní galerie, Pilsen, CZE

2010 "TROPHIES",
Galerie U Dobrého pastýře, BKC, Brno, CZE

2008 "ABODE, FURNITURE, CATTLE ... ",
Galerie Petrohrad, Pilsen, CZE

2005 "WILDERNES", Galerie ad-astra, Kuřim, CZE

2003 "UNTITLED",
Prostor pro jedno dílo, Pražákův palác, Moravská galerie Brno, CZE

realization:

2022 "GLOBULE", ZČG – U Zvonu, Pilsen, CZE

2019 "WIND OF DESTINY", Bugellohe, Germany, DEU

2019 "AUTOPARK", DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE

2019 "NE - STABIL", park - House of Arts, Ostrava, CZE

2018 "PiLSEN SURPRiSE", Nové divadlo, Pilsen, CZE

2016 "HERNA iS", DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE

2015 "ERROR - OBRITREK",
Lochotín housing estate, Pilsen, CZE

2015 "CONCENTRATION",
church of St. Mary Magdalene, Švamberk Castle, CZE

2015 "BEATLE", Pilsen 2015, CZE

2015 "DISCO", Pilsen 2015, CZE

2015 "MOM", Srbice, district Domažlice, CZE

2013 "IN MEMORIAM",
Strýčkovice, district Domažlice, CZE

2012 "FLATLET II", Botanischen garten, Ulm, DEU

2011 "ARK", České Žleby, National Park Šumava, CZE

festivals:

2023 "FETE DES LUMIERES LYON 2023",
Lyon, FRA
2023 "CONSTELLATIONS",
International light festival, Metz, FRA
2023 "LANDSCAPE FESTIVAL JIHLAVA 2023"
Jihlava, CZE
2022 "BIELA NOC", Bratislava, SVK
2022 "LANDSCAPE FESTIVAL PRAHA 2022",
Prague, CZE
2022 "BLIK BLIK 2022", DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE
2021 "INTIMATE LANDSCAPE",
Go-Green-Art Gallery, Zurich, CHE
2021 "BLIK BLIK mini", DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE
2021 "BOSKOVICE 2021", Boskovice, CZE
2020 "AQUA, AQUA, AQUA…",
Art in the City 2020, České Budějovice, CZE
2019 "SCULPTURE LINE 2019", Pilsen, CZE
2019 "LANDSCAPE FESTIVAL OSTRAVA 2019",
Ostrava, CZE
2018 "LANDSCAPE FESTIVAL 2018", Prague, CZE
2018 "KRONACH LEUCHTET 2018", Kronach, DEU
2017 "LANDSCAPE FESTIVAL PLZEŇ 2017",
Pilsen, CZE
2017 "BLIK BLIK", DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE
2017 "ART PRAGUE XVI",
Kafka House, Prague, CZE
2014 "WHO IS THE DIRECTOR?",
festival 4+4 days in motion,
Palác U Stýblů, Prague, CZE
2008 "SOCHY V ULICÍCH / BRNO OPEN ART 08",
Brno, CZE

group exhibitions (selection) :


2023 "ANIMA MATERIA", Trafo Gallery, Praha, CZE
2023 "TRAVEL", Galerie města Plzně, Plzeň, CZE
2023 "ALL THE FLOWERS OF THE WORLD / 10s of the 21st century from the GKK collections GKK",
Gallery Klatovy - Klenová, CZE
2023 "SCULPTURA#1", Gare Maritime, Brussels, BE
2022 "BIELA NOC", Bratislava, SVK
2022 "NOT ONLY WHITE", White gallery, Litomyšl, CZE
2022 "Z GALERIE VEN!, UMĚNÍ V ČESKÉM VEŘEJNÉM PROSTORU",
Galerie Jaroslava Fragnera, Prague, CZE
2022 "ZONES – Zero years from the GKK collections",
Galerie U Bílého jednorožce, Klatovy, CZE
2022 "ART SAFARI", Bubec, Prague, CZE
2021 "BLIK BLIK mini", DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE
2021 "INTIMATE LANDSCAPE",
Go-Green-Art Gallery, Zurich, CHE
2021 "BOSKOVICE 2021", Boskovice, CZE
2021 "LONELY AMONG THE CROWD",
GASK, Kutná hora, CZE
2021 "BAVARIA-BOHEMIA",
Oberpfazer Kunstlerhaus, Schwandorf, DEU
2020 "AQUA, AQUA, AQUA…",
Art in the City 2020, České Budějovice, CZE
2019 "ROXY vol.13", Roxy, Prague, CZE
2019 "THE WORLD OF TOMORROW",
Nová síň, Prague, CZE
2019 "SCULPTURE LINE 2019", Pilsen, CZE
2019 "LANDSCAPE FESTIVAL 2019", Ostrava, CZE
2018 "TRASH MADE",
Go-Green-Art Gallery, Curych, CHE
2018 "LANDSCAPE FESTIVAL 2018", Prague, CZE
2018 "AVENUE OF SAINTS", GASK, Kutná Hora, CZE
2017 "RENTAL HOUSING",
Galerie Jaroslava Fragnera, Praha, CZE
2017 "ART PRAGUE XVI", Kafkův dům, Prague, CZE
2017 "INTERIORS OF THE SOUL",
ZČG – Masné Krámy, Pilsen, CZE
2016 "PILSEN DESIGN !", DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE
2016 "DESIGNBLOCK 16",
Průmyslový palác - Výstaviště, Prague, CZE
2016 "MY COUNTRY", DEPO2015, Pilsen, CZE
2016 "POP-UP KUNST TRIFFT DESIGN KÜSNACHT!",
Go-Green-Art Gallery, Curych, CHE
2015 "GO-GREEN-ART", Atelier Burgweg 14, Basel, CHE
2015 "WILL BE BETTER !" (project Zen Plzen),
Plaza of Emil Škoda, Pilsen, CZE
2015 "FROM THE FLOOR", Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem, CZE
2015 "OUT FROM THE CENTER", K 13 - Kunsthalle/Hala umenia, Košice, SVK
2014 "WHO IS THE DIRECTOR ?", festival 4+4 dny v pohybu, Palác U Stýblů, Prague, CZE
2014 "OUT FROM THE CENTER", Západočeská Galerie – Masné krámy, Pilsen, CZE
2012 "REFLEXIONS OF SUMAVA", Galerie města Plzně, Pilsen, CZE
2012 "LA ZONA", Tour Seegmuller Presqu´ile Malraux ,Strasbourg, FRA
2012 "1. SKULPTUREN - SOMMER", Botanischen Garten, Ulm, DEU
2012 "FROM NOWHERE TO NOWHERE, FOR NOTHING NOTHING, CLOSE BORDERSF",
Klášterní kostel sv.Antonína Paduánského, Sokolov, CZE
2012 "PRISON - PLACE FOR ART", Moravská galerie - UMP muzeum, Brno, CZE
2012 "BORDER POSITIONS OF TRADITION", Kvalitář, Prague, CZE
2012 "UNINVITED GUEST", Galerie Chodovská tvrz, Prague, CZE
2012 "PILSNER SCHAUM“, Cordonhaus, Cham, DEU
2011 "PRISON - PLACE FOR ART", Centrum současného umění DOX, Prague, CZE
2011 "BEGEGNUNG", Hirschenwirt-Anwesen, Neunburg vorm Wald, DEU
2011 "ICE HOCKEY", Múzeum V.Löfflera, Košice, SVK
2011 "PILSNER SCHAUM", Kunstverein Weiden, Weiden, DEU
2010 "02:15", Topičův salon, Prague, CZE
2009 "BOHMEN LIEGT AM MEER II", Tschechisches Zentrum, Berlin, DEU
2009 "X + X",Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus Schwandorf-Fronberg, DEU
2009 "BOHMEN LIEGT AM MEER", Städtischen Galerie Bremen, DEU
2008 "PRICE OF NG 333 - FINALISTS", Veletržní palác, National galery, Prague, CZE
2008 "OTHER REALITY", Galery of Pilsen city, Pilsen, CZE
2008 "SCULPTURES IN THE STREETS / BRNO OPEN ART 08", Brno, CZE
2007 "SCULPTURE TODAY", Veletržní palác, National galery, Prague, CZE
2006 "TOP SOLUTION", Galery of modern art, Hradec Králové, CZE
2006 "X + X", Galerie U Bílého jednorožce, Gallery Klatovy/Klenová, CZE
2005 "LESBIAN SCHOOL OF KAREL NEPRAŠ", House of art, Opava, CZE
2005 "SCULPTURE TODAY", Veletržní palác, National galery, Prague, CZE
2004 "SCULPTURE IN THE GARDENS", Botanical garden, Prague, CZE
2002 "GRADUATESG AVU", Veletržní palác, National galery, Prague, CZE
2000 "EXHIBITION OF AVU", Mánes, Prague, CZE