Until you do not lose sight of art’s shore, you cannot cross-ocean’s creativity For postcard or poster sized souvenirs, do not forget its gift shop. Here you can admire this beloved artist, whose talent for expressive women helped define the Art Nouveau movement. Mucha Museum collection includes theatrical posters that established Czech painter Alphonse Mucha reputation in Paris, alongside work …Read More »
Obsessed by time, aging, loss of beauty It carries with it a legal implication, and a moral one. Sociologist Chris Jenks introduces transgression http://www.redwedgemagazine.com/online-issue/the-way-of-transgression, as a cultural concept that crossing of a boundary, like the immoral yielding to temptation. Many artists, such as Jan Saudek, do not know this boundary, and you need to remember this, observing his works. His …Read More »
A journey not about the places only, but also about their cultural entertainments. “Hladit hada bosou nohou“, caressing snake barefoot. Do not worry; you will not have to experience this during your trip to the Czech Republic. This is their special way of saying, equivalent to your “walking in the lion’s den“. In the castle of Valtice https://www.czechtourism.com/home/, the wine …Read More »
A VITAL PHOTOGRAPHIC TALENT – Markéta Luskačová: When photographs demonstrate veracity, without veering into sentimentality.
Bohemia, Prague and Šumiac have never ceased to her home. In 1968, she graduated with a thesis on religion in Slovakia, where she had know old Christian rites, deciding to document with a camera the surviving traditions. In her Pilgrimages cycle, she focused on the Slovak village of Šumiac. Considered one of the best Czech social photographers, since the 1990s …Read More »
The impossibility of mutual understanding. Kateřina Rudčenková http://rudcenkova.freehostia.com/ was born in Prague in April 1976, becoming a recognized and respected poet and writer. She graduated in writing and screenwriting, and in life sciences. He received second prize in a theatrical competition in 2006 for his theatrical comedy Niekur. In 2014, one of his poetry collections received Magnesia Liter for Poetry. …Read More »
Using multiple perspectives and stylizations of form. His works melded aspects of Cubism and Fauvism in his still lifes, landscapes, and figurative works. He was active in design (as well as in painting), like many Czech modernists. He was born in Chropyně (Moravia), into an 1882 April day, and spent his childhood in Brno, but later moved to Prague. After …Read More »