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Jan Vágner Academic Sculptor

1963 born in Prague

1985-1991 Master's degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague

1986-2011 Exhibitions as an independent sculptor in the Czech Republic, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Austria, Mexico and Switzerland

1995-1998 Installations with sculptor Yvonne Christen Vagner

Since 1996 he has lived and worked in Zurich

1997-2018 worked 50% as a theatre sculptor at the Zurich Opera House

Since 1996 he has worked as a freelance sculptor, theatre sculptor, scenographer and puppet maker for the Zurich Opera House (OHZ), the Zurich and Schwyz State Museum (LM),

Bregenz Festival, Art for Art Vienna, Glacier Garden Lucerne (GGL), Salzburg Festival and other opera houses, theaters and museums.

2005-2015 Portraits mannequins and window display for Bovet AG Zurich

Further work for advertisements and various film productions (My Name is Eugen, Sennentuntschi, Der Keiler, Achtung, Fertig, WK, etc.).

Specialized in creating unusual and special realizations

Focus on animal sculptures, masks, costumes and puppets.

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