Kurt Gebauer was born in Hradec nad Moravicí, he studied at the School of Arts and Crafts in Brno and the Sculpture and Stonework School of Arts and Crafts in Hořice. In 1963-1969 he studied under professors Vincenc Makovský and Karel Lidický at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. In 1965, during his studies, he completed an internship with Professor Otto Herbert Hajek in Stuttgart and in 1972 he completed an internship with Professor César Baldaccini at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Since 1990 he has been working as a leading teacher and since 1992 he has been a professor at the Sculpture Studio at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. Since 2018 he has also been a professor at the Department of Art and Culture at the Faculty of Arts of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen.
KLECOHLAVY V and VI 1995, 2010
The first Klecohlavy were made from the riveted strip in 1987, another from the iron wire for the backyard at the Vladislav Hall at the Prague Castle exhibition in 1995. The last three of the thick logs were for Mrs. Meda Mládková to the backyard of Museum Kampa.
Human heads are a prison of monstrous stupidity. However, the cage does not prevent anything better from blowing there, and thanks to the gaps between the bars, it can also blow into other cages.