Josef Sudek Gallery

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Description

The Josef Sudek Gallery (Czech: Galerie Josefa Sudka) is situated near Hradčany (Úvoz 24) in Prague, in a house, where Josef Sudek (b. 1896 Kolín, d. 1976 Prague) lived from 1959 until his death. Sudek's flat was a popular place for friendly gatherings of many artists, among them the poet Jaroslav Seifert, painter Jan Zrzavý, architect Otto Rothmayer and many others. In the flat, which was gradually filled with numerous paintings, frames, goblets, boxes and photographic tools, originated many now renowned compositions in the series Aviatic Remembrances, Easter Remembrances, Labyrinths and Glass Labyrinths. This flat was also a departure point from which Sudek used to set off to roam the Prague gardens, parks and his beloved outskirts. Josef Sudek's work (photographic cycles, thematic series, comparative exhibitions). Personalities of modern Czech photography, special focus on inter-war years. History of photographic Pragensia from 19th century to the present day.