New exhibition: The Whisperers

New exhibition: The Whisperers

The Polish photographer Kuba Kamiński (*1985) repeatedly returns to Polish Podlesi and to Belarus where he immortalizes the life and work of local healers that call themselves “the whisperers”. Kamiński worked as a war photoreporter for a number of years and this collection of photographs is among one of his most personal projects. The series of black and white photos that combine reportage approach with visual symbolism won second place in The Best of Photojournalism competition and the Polish Grand Press Photo prize.

Jizerska 50 ready to start

Exhibition JIZERSKA 50 | VISIONS OF SIX should have opened on Thursday January 14th, just one month before the start of the 54th Jizerska 50. However, due to the Corona-related restrictions the opening will have to be postponed. Nevertheless, we have prepared it for you and we look forward to presenting it to the public soon. You can find more about the exhibition HERE.

We have to close again

Since December 24, 2020 we have to close our gallery and café due to anti-covid government measures. Sorry for your inconvenience!

We open again on December 3rd

Since December 3rd we have been open. There is a new exhibition waiting for visitors in the gallery. Come and enjoy the project AMONG US PEOPLE, which recalls to 90th anniversary of birth of  photographer Milon Novotny.

Gallery temporarily closed

We are temporarily closed

Due to anti-covid government measures we have to be closed from October 14, 2020. We are sorry for your inconvenience!

LEICA GALLERY PRAGUE OPEN AGAIN

We are pleased to announce, that we will be open again – you can visit Leica Gallery Prague and see the new exhibition “My father Antonin Kratochvil” since May 11th, 2020. Looking forward to see you!

PARIS, ETC…

You can see the exhibition called “Paris, etc.” made by Michael W. Pospisil since May 11th in our café. It is a part of a wider project “Prague, Paris, etc…” presented at the same time in the French Institute Prague. The exhibition will be held up to September 7th, 2020.

EXHIBITION OF TONO STANO OPENED!

To be seen until June 16, 2013.

MY FATHER ANTONIN KRATOCHVIL

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.

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MY FATHER ANTONIN KRATOCHVIL

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.

Antonín Kratochvíl emigrated from Czechoslovakia in 1967 and first met his at the time of leaving unborn son Michael after nineteen long years. It is the journey towards mending a father-son relationship that is the backbone of Andrea Sedláčková’s feature documentary “My Father Antonín Kratochvíl”. Antonín and Michael, now also a photographer, independently captured their journey throughout the documentary shoot and they present the final work at a joint exhibition.

Milota Havránková View from a window

Milota Havránková is an exceptional Slovak photographer and an experimenter. Her exhibition in Leica Gallery Prague focuses on the crystallising period of the 1960s and 1970s when almost all the key features and symbols of her later hybrid artwork appeared.

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.