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Štefunko Fraňo

*1903, Vlčkovce pri Trnave - † 1974, Martin

In his youth he was taught to work with chisel also by Ján Koniarek. He was taught carving in state learning workshop in Stará Turá (1922 – 1925), studied carving and utility sculpture on the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. He worked as a professor at Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava (1949). His portrait work is characterized by sober, factual transcript from displayed. Portraits are characteristic by civil and lyrical expression, he has chosen the way of realistic expression, clear form readability. Often he descended to a superficial description, to naturalistic elements. Later, at the end of creation, popular expression and ethnographic fineness began to dominate.


In Koppel Villa Is CLOSED because of reinstallation of exhibition. We will open on January 30, 2020 at 6 PM.

Synagogue is CLOSED because of reinstallation of exhibition. We will open again 
on February 6, 2020 at 6pm.

The New wing of Koppel Villa will be closed from October 16, 2019 due to reconstruction of the building.

The exhibition Sculptor Ján Koniarek was closed.


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