Theodor Pistek

Film costumer designer

1932 –

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Who is Theodor Pistek?

Theodor Pištěk is a Czech artist known for creating photo-realistic drawings and paintings, movie costumes and decorations. He won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design for the film Amadeus, and received an Academy Award nomination in the same category for the film Valmont.

He is the son of actor Theodor Pištěk and Marie Ženíšková. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague as a pupil of Vratislav Nejezchleba. In 1967, he designed the art concept for the pavilion Člověk a jeho svět at the Expo Montreal. In the 1970s, after he left the career of a car racer, he focused more on painting and art installation.

He participated in around 105 films, his works were exhibited at dozens of exhibitions around the world. In the 1970s, Pištěk created cartoons for the magazine Ohníček. He is the creator of the Prague Castle Guard uniforms.

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Born
Oct 25, 1932
Prague
Also known as
  • Theodor Pištěk
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Children
Nationality
  • Czech Republic
Profession
Education
  • Academy of Fine Arts in Prague

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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