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Jan Matulka  American  1880 -1972
Born: Bohemia  United States 
Died:   United States 
Active:   United States 
  United States 
  United States 
  United States 
  United States 
Studied: National Academy of Design 1911 - 1916
Art Students League, New York City 
Specialty: Painter
Teaching Positions: Art Students League, New York City 1929 - 1931
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Jan Matulka studied art briefly in Prague before immigrating to the U.S. in 1907. He continued with his academics at the National Academy of Design from 1911-16 and later at ASL. In 1917, Matulka was the first ever recipient of the Joseph Pulitzer traveling scholarship which he used to visit and ... (More)

Jan Matulka's paintings - ranging from the traditional to the abstract - are a measure of the dynamism of American art during the 1920s and the 1930s. Additionally, through his teaching, Matulka was able to interpret t... (More)

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