Monthly Archives: February 2008

Trove of Dutch Masters Reunite in Prague Show

The New York Times The Netherlands in the 17th century was a period of unprecedented economic, scientific and cultural activity. Roughly 650 to 700 artists produced about 70,000 paintings annually in this so-called Golden Age of Dutch painting, according to Anja K. Sevcik, a curator at the National Gallery in Prague. The museum has a… Read more »

Back in the picture

A photo fundraiser heralds the return of the esteemed Leica Gallery The Prague Post First, it was a pub. Then a secondhand store. And now, a gallery. The building at Školská 28 has seen a lot of tenants come and go. But surely the best opens its doors in April, when the Leica Gallery moves… Read more »

Imperial work of art

The Prague Post Historic Old Town hotel restored to former glory Majestic. Regal. Imperial. All are adjectives that describe aristocratic mastery. And all are worthy descriptions of the newly reopened Imperial Hotel, which lives up to its name with a bold combination of Egyptian motifs and five-star luxury. This isn’t your typical Prague — or,… Read more »

Antique Shops Something old, something new. For those looking for something from past times, a rare find, interesting gift or unique conversation piece – antique stores are often your best bet. Luckily in Prague, there is a large assortment and prices are almost always negotiable so everyone should be able to find a bauble that fits… Read more »

Clearing away the smoke

The Prague Post Health, politics, economic concerns play into talks of a smoking ban At the start of the new year, France and parts of Germany became the latest to join the smoking-ban trend that has recently swept through the European Union. Many new member countries, however, seem reluctant to sign on, including the Czech… Read more »