Vlastimil Beránek

Vlastimil Beránek is an educated and trained sculptor. He graduated from high school and university of art. He was trained by the master, legend of Bohemian crystal sculpture professor Stanislav Libenský. Vlastimil Beránek is known as a creator of sizeable glass sculptures made of glass molten in mould and also wooden and bronze sculptures. The sculptures are characterized by elementary simplicity free of tiny details which look perfectly from all the angles. In their extreme forms, at times, reach the very limits of the technology applied. In his sculptures, he tries to freeze movement or express emotion.  Most of Beránek‘s inspirations come from the sea.  Another element which fascinates him, is fire.