Born: 1946 in Brno, Czech
Lives: Brno, Czech
From 1965 to 1970, Valoch studied Czech and German literature and aesthetics at the Faculty of Philosophy, Masaryk University in Brno. He has worked as an art critic, theorist and curator since 1966. From 1972 to 2001, he was a theorist and curator of Art, Dum umeni, Brno. Currently, he is curator at the National Gallery Prag. Since 1966, Valoch has participated in numerous individual (in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Austria) and group exhibitions. He was a member of the Klub konkretistu (Club of Concretists) from 1968 to 1972. Valoch is a poet and author of visual and conceptual poetry, photographic concepts, events, artist books. 1969 he organized the pioneering exhibition Partury-hudebni in Brno, were it was possible to see works by Fluxus artists.
Art: Visual, Conceptual and Minimal Poetry, Mail Artist
16. Edition Box, 1972
JIRI VALOCH, "Hommage a Valoch"
40 works (drawings, screen prints, collagen, postcards, handwritten and stamped texts, one folding object and one cardboard sign with silver embossing) of Jiri Valoch, Karel Adamus, Dalibor Charteny, Ivan Charteny, Milan Grygar, J. K. Kocman, Karel Nepras, Ladislav Novak, Petr Stembera, Jan Steklik and Jan Wonjar.
Edition of 33 copies signed from all artists.
Size: 32 x 22 x 3 cm
Price: 2.200,- Euro
typo3/sysext/cms/layout/db_layout.php?id=191#Collage, signed and dated, 1968
17,2 x 20 cm
Collage, signed, dated and titeled, 1969
19,5 21 cm.
7 photos, signed and dated (on the revers), 1969,
each 13 x 18 cm