Hotel Maximilian, Prague

Dais collaborated with Conran and Partners and the Ploberger Brothers to provide a bespoke art collection for the newly refurbished Hotel Maximilian in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Hotel Maximilian is situated on Haštalska Street amid a row of historic 19th-century buildings close to Prague’s Old Town Square. The new refurbishment of the property covers 71 guest rooms and new public spaces including a café, brasserie, library and events space.

The artworks chosen for the collection 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 avant-garde Czech artist Karel Teige; the artworks connect with modernist ideals embracing bold colour and form, as well as a playful poeticism.

Featured Right: surrealist photograph 'Parar' by Spanish photographer Chema Madoz

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Above: 'The Diver' by German collage artist Alma Haser in the library

Below: A large-scale collage artwork by famous Czech artist Karel Teige featuring in the reception area

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Above: A modernist photographic print by Janie Airey sits in one of the hotel's meeting room suites

Left: Triptych of works by Swedish artist Robin Seir in the lounge
(Acrylic on canvas and copper relief)

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Above and right: In the lounge an illustration by Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits sits alongside a photographic collage by Alma Haser.

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Above: A large-scale triptych in the cafe featuring two contemporary collage works made by London based artist Piotr Krzymowski, alongside a collage artwork by Karel Teige made in the 1920's (featuring left)

Right: Piotr Krzymowski in his London studio

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Above: One of four large-scale photo collages made by British artist Steven Quinn for Hotel Maximilian's suites

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