He was born on 26th of February 1940 in Prague.
He studied art at the Art School in Prague and finished school in 1958.
From 1958-1964 he studied at the Prague College of Applied Arts
in the studio of Professor Karel Svolinsky.
In 1971, Kulhanek was arrested by the STB and accused of the defamation
of representative of communist countries in his graphic sheets from years
1968-1971, namely it was the face of Stalin.
He is a member of IFPDA (International Fine Print Dealer Association).
Between 1992 and 1993, Kulhanek was engaged in the new Czech bank
notes project. He participated in over 300 solo and group exhibition. His
works are in collections of major world’s museums and galleries and as well
in private collections.
The Albertina, Vienna, Austria
The National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic
Centre Georges de Pompidou, Paris, France
Bibliotheque Royale, Brussels, Belgium
Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Germany
The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
University of Houston, Clear Lake, Houston, USA
The Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, USA