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Slavomír Zombek

Born: 1965

Hometown: Levoča

Based in: Levoča


Zombek was born on April 10th 1965 in Levoca, where he lives and works on art, design and architecture. His artwork appears in numerous private collections across Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Great Britain, Greece, USA, Canada, Hong Kong SAR and Puerto Rico.

"My identity is a little space, minimum means of expression and maximum effect. Visuality, as I understand it and create it, is not just the description of reality, but the feelings that are mediated by this reality."

Master in Architecture and Urban Design - 1988
Faculty of Architecture, Slovak University of Technology Bratislava


Slavomír Zombek In The Studio

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More About Slavomír Zombek

Question IconWhat inspires you?

- My inspiration is ordinary life. Nothing more and nothing less - a feeling, or hearing a word - recognizing the significance of an event, the significance of banality and mundane things which you can suddenly see differently; the rhythm and calmness of rain, the sound of being, meeting, or the smell of an unknown woman...

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

- I do not wish to create an objective imitation of reality, but rather reveal the feelings that reality grants us. By form and content, reduction is the method; removing and denying every expendable detail, which complicates being and obstructs us to see... My view of art is significantly influenced by my architectural studies and active architectural practice: composition, structure, raster, rhythm, repetition, geometry, order, system, variations, alternatives, rules, limits, reduction...

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

- Less is more...

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

- Russian Constructivism / Bauhaus / De Stijl / Dansaekhwa...

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

- Take your time...

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

- Nature / wild, suburban and urban...

Collections Featuring Slavomír Zombek

1 Collection

Circles in Art

Circles in Art

41 Artists, 48 Products

Last updated: January 14, 2022



Faculty of Architecture, Slovak University of Technology Bratislava

Slovakia, 1988


under surface │ object + painting

Slovakia, 2019

melancholia │ image + word + sound

Slovakia, 2017

red circle │ minimal + geometry + context

Slovakia, 2015