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Martin Benka



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McGill University
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Slovak painter and illustrator, b. 1888, Kostoliste, d. 1971, Malacky. He is regarded as the founder of Modernist 20th century Slovak painting. His typefaces include a hexagonal typeface from 1956, and a stone-chiseled typeface from the 1940s.

Lubomir Longauer wrote Martin Benka, the first designer of the Slovak National Myth.

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file name: Martin Benka Hexagonal Typeface 1956


file name: Martin Benka Postage Stamp


file name: Martin Benka Stone Chiseled Typeface 1940s


file name: Lubomir Longauer Martin Benka Book Cover


file name: Martin Benka Pic



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