Bilek’s villa, which is administered by the City Gallery of Prague, is not only unique because of the permanent exhibition of works of sculptor Frantisek Bilek, but also because of its architecture. Frantisek Bilek, a famous Czech sculptor and graphic artist, built villa during the years 1910 – 1911 by his own plans. Villa Bilek itself illustrates the idea of corn fields. An unconventional layout of the building is derived from the track of the scythes. The walls of the cutting walls are divided by massive pillars depicting sheaves ears. The interiors of the villa also includs Bilak’s furniture.
Aim of the exhibition, which opened in September 2010 in Bilekgasse villa at Hradcany, the show selected works by Frantisek Bilek general character of his work, providing a concise view of the viewer on a personal benefit Bilek Czech and world art. Selection of works affects all stages of development and Bílkova take account of its ability to create different techniques total work, completing the project Symbolist aesthetic and moral human enhancement. The opening times differs depending on season. – Translated by Automatic service
After reconstruction in 2010 Bílek villa in basement there was opened Bílek’s study and documentary centre for professional public. Centre led by a professional curator focuses on professional treatment with documents and memories about Bílek work about his free activities, but also Bílek’s architectural realizations – Bílek villa in Prague and his house with the studio in Chýnov close Tábor. Groundwork of František Bílek’s Centre is collection of František Bílek by City Prague Gallery that owns mojor part of the collection.