Exhibitions at Czech Center
Czech documentary photographer Dana Kyndrová has been focusing her camera on women for half of a century. The series "Woman between Inhaling and Exhaling" examines the many aspects of women´s lives. Shot primarily in former Czechoslovakia and later in the Czech Republic, but also in some Western countries, the photographs show the moment of birth, the tension of school exams, falling in love – daily life, both under Communism and after.
The project called Woman bet… more
This exhibition presents a segment of contemporary Czech photography with deliberately wide range of photographic strategies – from snapshot-like images that have appeared in the context of fashion editorials to post-conceptual works by artists skeptical of the very photographic medium. Curated by Michal Nanoru.
Exhibition opening on January 24th at 7PM
Followed by talk with the curator at 8PM
In Love with Contemporary Czech Photography
In 1967 or 1968, Allen Ginsberg sh… more
Some may quite rightly take umbrage with the appropriation by the United States of the moniker “America” to lay claim to itself. Yet, while acknowledging this problematic conception, there is no denying that
the term has a resonance of almost mythic proportions, global and local, inside and outside, positive and
negative, and far beyond these binary simplifications.
As the culminating show of the Czech Center New York’s New Bohemia Exhibition series that celebrates
the vital an… more