Visit this imposing 1920s building for a thorough study of Czech modern art. Czech art followed the same general lines of ... More
National Gallery - Veletrní Palace - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
Visit this imposing 1920s building for a thorough study of Czech modern art. Czech art followed the same general lines of development as that of Western Europe, but with an underlying layer of Slavic spirituality - witness the moody landscapes of Jan Preisler, the mind-blowing abstracts of Frantisek Kupka and the meditative canvases of Vladimir Kokolia, to name but a few. There is also a small collection of Western European paintings by Picasso, Braque, Klimt and others. Two or three temporary exhibits of Czech or foreign work are usually always on show and these are often among the best in town.
This fortress was established in the mid 10th Century and was the oldest seat of the Czech nobility. Charles IV
built a system of walls linking Vysehrad with Nove Mesto but over the years, most of these were gradually ...
Separated from the left bank, just to the left of Charles Bridge by a narrow stream called Certovka (Devil's Brook),
is Kampa, a little island on the Vltava River. Washerwomen would gather here to wash their laundry using the ...
In 2000, the museum's excellent collections of European applied arts from the sixteenth to the mid twentieth century were completely
redone in a new, thematic exhibition. The building is too small to display more than a tantalizing sample of ...
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