Posts Categorized: Art

Witness to history

The Prague Post In two photo exhibits, new views of a turbulent time in Prague The shocks of 1968 reverberated around the world. The United States was riven by demonstrations against the Vietnam War and the assassination of two great leaders, Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. In Paris, students rioted in the streets…. Read more »

Art in Prague Paintings and Photos and Sculptures, Oh my! An overview of galleries and museums in Prague Whether you are an artsy type or just looking for a way to kill a rainy day; Prague has numerous museums and galleries sure to show your favorite genre; a traveling exhibition or maybe even introduce you to something… Read more »

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 »

Raising the profile of female artists

The Prague Post New affiliate of Women in the Arts established in Prague A passion for art and the women who create it has led a group of enterprising females to spearhead efforts to make local artists better-known, both here and internationally. Friends of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Czech Republic is… Read more »

A blast from the past

The Prague Post The Czech Museum of Music acquires an original Edison phonograph For sheer novelty, there is no better viewing in town than the antique instrument collection at the Czech Museum of Music. The collection recently got even better with the addition of a prized item: an original Thomas Edison phonograph. “The phonograph is… Read more »

Moving pictures

The Prague Post Leica Gallery is on the move again with film director Wim Wenders Leica Gallery Prague takes to the rails again this summer with an exhibit that opened last week at Hlavní Nádraží, the city’s main train station, featuring photos by film director Wim Wenders and his wife, Donata. This is the third… Read more »

Comic culture

The Prague Post The Goethe Institute offers a hands-on look inside a contemporary art form It’s an art exhibit of a different kind — in every sense. The “”Comics aus Deutschland”” show currently on display at the Goethe Institute is a hands-on lesson in German culture and artistry. Arranged in the institute’s Reading Room, it’s… Read more »