Olbram Zoubek, Czech sculptor, Died at 91


Olbram Zoubek was born on April 21, 1926, in Prague and died on June 15, 2017, in Prague.

He was a contemporary sculptor an d designer.

His work was inspired by Swiss-Italian sculptor Alberto Giacometti.

He was especially well known for having taking a death mask of a Charles University student who burned himself to death in protest over the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.

Among his most famous works is his “Memorial to the Victims of Communism” in Prague (done in collaboration with the architects architects Jan Kerel and Zdeněk Holzel).

Olbram Zoubek passed away at 91 years old.