Jan Kotik (artist)

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Jan Kotík (4 January 1916 in Turnov, Austria-Hungary – 23 March 2002 in Berlin, Germany) was a Czech artist active from the 1940s.

Kotik was a member of Skupina 42 during World War II. Following the war his art was influenced by Chinese calligraphy.[1] In 1956 he attended the Congress of Alba and signed up to the Final Resolution of the Alba Congress.[2]

His son is the musician Petr Kotík and his grandson was Jan Jakub Kotík.


  1. ^ "Jan Kotik - artist". Jiri Svestka Gallery. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "from Guy Debord To Jan Kotik". Not bored. Retrieved 9 September 2013.