AS IS | Petr Stanický

Artist

From Zlinsky region, Czech Republic

Based in Zlin, Czech Republic & around all of Europe


We talked with phenomenal Petr Stanický about his versatile portfolio, dominated by works from glass and space-conscious pieces, the significance of the nature of the creative process, tips on how to talk about art, and many more




A: Please, tell us a bit more about yourself. What brought you to art?


P: I started drawing as a pubescent fourteen-year-old boy and haven't stopped since.



A: What inspires you the most?


P: Nature, culture, and the world around us.



A: Do you have any specific rituals while working (creating)?


P: I am always drawing, but I don't have any special rituals as far as I'm aware.



A: What would you recommend to someone new to art (an artist or just an admirer), what to begin with?


P: To start with studying nature and learn from the best.



A: Your top 3 adjectives related to art?


P: Light, environment, space.



Photo credit: Tomáš Rubín


A: Your favorite Czech artists?


P: Marian Karel, Jiří Beránek and Olbram Zoubek, for ten time they devoted to me.



A: Which art piece embodies the Czech national spirit? Why?


P: Josef Lada's work.



A: What is the best way to start a conversation about art?


P: I like to place the topic of the conversation within the context of the history of art because we are the result of it.



A: Where can we meet you?


P: In the fresh air.



A: Please, share your favorite quote (not necessarily related to art):


P: If there is no magic secret in the matter, it is a mere commodity.



Thank you!


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