Ales Vesely


Age: 80

Czech artist and sculptor known for his monumental sculptures whose huge artworks made of welded metal sometimes in combination with stone and wood have been displayed worldwide and are in the collections of major museums, including New York's Guggenheim and Paris's Georges Pompidou Center (some are in public spaces in South Korea, the Netherlands, Germany and elsewhere), and who in March 2015 had unveiled a train track pointing to the sky called the Gate of Infinity at a former railway station in Prague from which Czech Jews were sent in transports to Nazi death camps during World War II, among his recent installations.

Cause of Death: Unknown causes

Born: February 3, 1935

Died: December 14, 2015

Prague, Czech Republic