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Theodor Pi?t?k in 2012.
Theodor Pi?t?k, Ecce Homo, oil on canvas 1983

Theodor Pi?t?k (born 25 October 1932 in Prague) 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.[1]

He is the son of actor Theodor Pi?t?k and Marie ?ení?ková. 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 ?lov?k a jeho sv?t (Man and his World) at the Expo Montreal.[2] 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, Pi?t?k created cartoons for the children's magazine Ohní?ek. He is the creator of the Prague Castle Guard uniforms.[3]


Czech guards outside Prague Castle. Uniforms designed by Theodor Pi?t?k.

Film costume design


  1. ^ "Theodor Pi?t?k". Smetanova Litomy?l. Smetanova výtvarná Litomy?l. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ "Theodor Pi?t?k" (in Czech). ?vandovo divadlo na Smíchov?. Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ Baker, Mark (2010). Frommer's Prague & the Best of the Czech Republic. Frommer's. p. 158. ISBN 978-0-470-53772-5.

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