Thursday, 11 March 2010

Ludovit Fulla

(1902 – 1980 )

Ludovit Fulla is not only a painter, but also the graphic designer, illustrator. He was also one of the most famous Slovak scenography and art educators. He worked as a teacher in Ružomberok, Malacky, Senica, Martin, Bratislava. For his illustartions of the books for children (Slovak folk tales) he was remembered and so widespread that almost every family in Slovakia had the book with his illustrations.
Even for those who doesn´t meet so often with fine art is not a problem to recognize authorship of Ludovit Fulla.
Fulla in his creation inspired by children's drawings, cubism, the work of P. Klee, M. Chagall, L. Feininger, K. Maleviča and W. Kandinsky.
Large collection of his works is now found in the Gallery of Ludovit Fulla in Ružomberok.
Here are some of them: