Miroslav Sasek

Miroslav Sasek

Miroslav was born in 1916 in Prague, Czechoslovakia and died in 1980 in Wettingen, Switzerland.
According notes in Stone is Not Cold, Mr. Sasek trained as an architect in Prague because his parents didn't approve of him becoming a painter. He studied for some time at l'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He then escaped from Prague in 1948 when the Communist Party came to power, and settled in Munich. From 1951-57 he worked for Radio Free Europe before starting on the This Is series, with This is Paris which is being reissued. Read more