Daniel Pitín (b. 1977, Prague, Czechoslovakia) lives and works in Prague, Czech Republic. Pitín recieved his education from the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic in 2001. He is a leading figure among a generation of artists to have emerged since the fall of communism in Central and Eastern Europe, exploring political, architectural, and psychological dystopias through subjects including espionage and surveillance, cinematography and theater sets, pornography and loneliness. Recent exhibitions include Formal Encounters, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest, Romania (2018); Crystal Gardens, GRIMM, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2017, solo); Daniel Pitín: The Mechanical Flowers, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2017, solo); and After the Fall, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY and the Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN (2011).