Artists > Olga PolĂˇÄŤkovĂˇ-VyleĹĄalovĂˇ
Born in 1944. Worked from 1969-1994
Olga PolĂˇÄŤkovĂˇ-VyleĹĄalovĂˇ was born on August 8th, 1944 in Hradec KrĂˇlovĂ©. She took a course of private studies with leading Czech textile artist AntonĂn Kybal (1963) and finished studies at an art school (1968) and Prague's Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design (1968-69). Her design of the Une femme douce poster became an icon of the Czechoslovak film poster art. A poetic harmony, dreamy lightness and imagination are the typical features of all of her works. Her film posters won a number of prestigious international awards, such as the Cannes International Film Festival 1973 - Grand Prix for the Best Poster (Une femme douce).