THE BAUER’S VILLA in Libodrice, Cubist museum

Visit the cubist Bauer’s villa in a picturesquare village of Libodrice, District of Kolin, Central Bohemian Region. In 1912 – 14 a prominent architect Josef Gocar built a family house in cubist style for Adolf Bauer, the tenant and later the owner of the local large estate. Cubism, a new modern style at that time, is very unusual in rural environment. Cubist forms are displayed particularly on decorative star-shaped window and door edging as well as in the skewed form of the main cornice. Spatial arrangement of the house is more traditional, although we can find some cubist details even in the interior.

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