DECEMBER 3 AT 6:30 PM
CZECH AVANT-GARDE PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT
Join leading Czech scholar and photographer Vladimir Birgus as he discusses the pioneering work of photographers in 1920s and 1930s Prague. Czech avant-garde photographers, grounded in their familiarity with international trends, contributed some of the era’s most original, forward-looking photography.
Birgus is head of the Institute of Creative Photography at Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic, and curator of Prague Biennale Photo.
In conjunction with the exhibition Object as Subject: Photographs of the Czech Avant-Garde
Support provided by the Trust for Mutual Understanding
František Drtikol. Nude with Vase (detai), 1927. Pigment print, printed c. 1927. From the personal collection of Howard Greenberg, NYC