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Petr Henry Tucny

Petr Henry Tucny, architect, industrial aesthetics educator. Member Czechoslovak Industrial Design Organization (secretary-general 1964-1967), Czechoslovak Committee Industrial Design (president 1966-1970), Czechoslovak Society Technology Esthetic (president 1962-1970), Council Czechoslovak Industrial Design, Czechoslovak Federation Fine Artists.

Background

  • Tucny, Petr Henry was born on June 26, 1920 in Praha, Czechoslovakia. Son of Henry and Jarmila (Fott) Tucny.

  • Education

    • Architect, Ceske vysoke uceni technicke, Prague, 1946. Master of Fine Arts, Vysoka Skola Umelecko-Prumyslova, Prague, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy., Carolus University, Prague, 1952, C.Sc. in Esthetics, 1956.

      Freelance architect, designer, Prague, since 1943. Professor Akademia Sztuk Pieknych, Warsaw, 1961, 62-63. Professor Hochschule Fur Indiana Formgestaltung, Halle/Saale, German Democratic Republic, 1963, 65-66.

      Lecturer professor Hochschule fur Gestaltung, Ulm, Federal Republic Germany, 1965-1968. Freelance designer Svaz Ceskych Vytvarnych Umelcu-Praha, Prague. Professor design, industrial esthetics Hochschule für Bildende Kuenste, Hamburg, since 1982.

    Career

    • Chief designer Laboratorni Pristoje, Prague, 1960-1976, Belzer Werk, Wuppertel, Federal Republic Germany, 1965-1980, Poggenpohl KG, Herford, Federal Republic Germany, since 1970, Stavostroj, Nove Mesto, Czechoslovakia, since 1962, ZTS-Martin, Czechoslovakia, since 1976.

    Works

    • Author: Teoreticke zaklady technicke estetiky, 1951. Princip obraznosti v architekture a v prum. vytvarnictvi, 1954. Fysiologicke zaklady esteticke reakce, 1952.

      Expositions delivered United States of America, Japan, Finland, France, Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, Belgium, Ireland, Canada, India, Vietnam, Hungary, Netherlands, Soviet Union, Sweden, Germany.

    Membership

    Member Czechoslovak Industrial Design Organization (secretary-general 1964-1967), Czechoslovak Committee Industrial Design (president 1966-1970), Czechoslovak Society Technology Esthetic (president 1962-1970), Council Czechoslovak Industrial Design, Czechoslovak Federation Fine Artists.

    Connections

    • Married Gita Tucna Mendikova, February 28, 1976. Children: Jan Henry, Petr Nicholas, Andrew.
    • father: Henry Tucny
    • mother: Jarmila (Fott) Tucny
    • spouse: Gita Tucna Mendikova
    • children: Jan Henry Tucny
    • Petr Nicholas Tucny
    • Andrew Tucny
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