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Koudelka Returning

 
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The volume, published to accompany the exhibition at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague (2018) on the occasion of the photographer’s eightieth birthday, presents a cross-section of his life’s work. The volume is based on 350 photographs that come from large sets of his works, which Koudelka has decided to donate to his native land.

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These include all of his important photographic series: Beginnings, Experiments, Theatre, Gypsies, Invasion 68, Exiles, and Panoramas. Edited by Josef Koudelka and Irena Šorfová, the volume includes six essays, a chronology of his life, and bibliography of works by and about Koudelka. It provides a comprehensive overview of the photographer’s life and works. It is published in Czech and English editions.

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Publishers: UPM and Karel Kerlický - KANT
Concept: Josef Koudelka
Editors: Josef Koudelka a Irena Šorfová
Texts: Anna Fárová, Helena Koenigsmarková, Irena Šorfová, Stuart Alexander, Daniel Herman, Josef Chuchma, Jan Mlčoch, Josef Moucha, Tomáš Pospěch
Editions: English and Czech
Format: 31 x 24 cm, hard cover
Pages: 350
Reproductions: 440
ISBN: 978-80-7101-173-6 (UPM)
Price (at UPM): 1800 CZK (English)

The book can be in the museum shop on the ground floor.

Its publication has been supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.

© 2019 The Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague