Jan Švankmajer was born in Czech Republic in 1934. He is a filmmaker and artist known for his surreal animations. He influenced artists such as Terry Gilliam, the Brothers Quay and Tim Burton.
Tono Stano was born in Slovakia in 1960 and lived in the Czech Republic. He is an art photographer, mainly known for his black and white photographs of the female body. He made a series of surreal portraits entitled White Shadow. Produced on an old-fashioned 24x30cm large-format camera, his photographs are analogue paper negatives that [...]