The Making of the Hotel Maximillian art collection

Dais provided a curated collection of artworks for Hotel Maximilian, a boutique five star hotel in the heart of Prague, Czech Republic.

The artworks were chosen to draw on the cultural and architectural heritage of the hotel's urban surroundings in Prague. Referencing Czech modernism and the progressive art movement influenced by Czech avant-garde artist Karel Teige; the artworks connect with modernist ideals embracing simple colour and form, as well as playful elements represented in surrealist collage.

Artworks in the collection include prints of vintage photographic collages made by Karel Teige in the 1920's, as well as playful contemporary photographic collages that were commissioned by Alma Haser and Steven Quinn, which feature in the lounge and suites of the hotel.

Other artworks in the collection include a painted triptych by Robin Seir featured in the lounge, a printed illustration by Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits from MOTH collective and a unique surrealist photograph by Spanish photographer Chema Madoz, which features in a special suite of the property.

In the grand cafe on the hotel's ground floor large scale paintings and collages hang, commissioned by London based artist Piotr Krzymowski.

The artworks were commissioned and procured from the Czech Republic, as well as several other cities in Europe including London.

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