Antonín Kratochvíl (born 12. 4. 1947 in Lovosice) is a portrait and war reportage photographer who gained international recognition with his black and white photography style that continues to inspire new generations of artists all around the world – a style based in contrasts, light and shadow play and decomposition. Amongst his other awards, he won the World Press Photo four times and is amongst the one hundred most influential figures of world photography according to the American Photo journal.


Christmas opening hours

During the Christmas holidays and at the end of the year, the gallery and the café’s opening hours will be as follows: December 23, 2019 – open, December 24–26, 2019 – closed, December 27–30, 2019 – normal opening hours, December 31, 2019 – January 5, 2020 – closed.

Current exhibitions

You can see our current exhibitions: “Breakthrough and Conflicts” by Krzysztof Miller at the main exhibition space up to January 12th and “Yearning for Solitude” by M. A. Martin at Leica Gallery Café up to January 13th, 2020.

Miroslav Hucek | Homes

The new exhibition at Leica Gallery Prague will start on Thursday, April 25, 2019. We will be exhibiting photographs of famous personalities’ homes made by Miroslav Hucek. You will have the opportunity to have a look at places where Napoleon Bonaparte or Ernest Hemingway used to live. There are pictures of the homes of two Czech celebrities: Bohumil Hrabal and Josef Sudek. Miroslav Hucek photographed their former homes after they had become only ruins. The exhibition “Miroslav Hucek | Domovy” will run until June 16, 2019.

Launch of the book “Haredim”

We invite you to the launch, presentation and discussion about the new Eliska Blazkova’s book called “Haredim”. It will take place on Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Leica Gallery Prague. Free of charge; please make reservation on the email: The discussion will be held in Czech.

Restricted opening on Wed 23|01|19

Due to a private event, there will be restricted entrance to Leica Gallery Prague FROM 3 PM TO 5 PM ON WEDNESDAY JANUARY 23, 2019. Thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience.