Vojtěch Kubašta (1914-1992)

Vojtěch Kubašta (1914, Vienna – 1992) was a Czech architect and artist/illustrator who became a master of paper engineering and pop-up book design.

Read about his life and work on this comprehensive site where the author has even posted videos of some of his pop-ups working…

http://www.popuplady.com/coll11-kubastabio.shtml

(Worth looking at further for other items in her beautiful collection)

Browse a huge virtual library of his printed work here…

http://digilab.browardlibrary.org/kubasta/about.html

more specifically here…

http://digilab.browardlibrary.org/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=any&CISOBOX1=kubasta&CISOFIELD1=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOOP2=all&CISOBOX2=kubasta%2C+vojtech%2C+1914-1992&CISOFIELD2=creato&CISOROOT=all&t=s

see a couple of animated pop-ups here…

http://www.library.unt.edu/rarebooks/exhibits/popup2/kubasta.htm

Look at his nativities and postcards here….

http://www.papermodelkiosk.com/shop/category.php?category_id=140

 

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