Karel Holub

Czech Republic

Karel Holub was born in 1945. He was trained in the field of artisan-ciselér, then he studied graphic design in the Middle J.Hollar´s School of Fine Arts, last step of his education was the Museum School for restorers of the Moravian Museum. Restoration of metal objects, sculptures and ciseler and girdler work stayed his main occupation. He was part of restoring of many major Czech sights. Let´s mention at least the best-known: Konopiště castle (restoration of objects armory restoration of chandeliers and gilded candelabra with figural decoration), Jemniště (restoration of Dutch chandeliers), Parliament House (restoration of input gates, metal lion on top of the portal, restoration and gilding lunette grids, lighting up the interior of the building), Prague castle (restoration of chandeliers, Golden Gate - St. Vitus Cathedral, restoration grilles, entrance doors).

He does his own project as well - mostly design of interior and exterior objects and medals.

Last year he has his solo exhibition titled "My World" - 2015 in the exhibition hall of the Benedictine Abbey at Emmaus. Regular visitors symposia can certainly remember his son Peter Karl Holub, who carved last year in Vlasenica The Monument of resting.

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