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Exhibitions - September 2017

Books Are Difficult To Display: Václav Sivko

September 15 – November 2, 2017

Invitation - Opening ceremony - Photogallery

The work of Václav Sivko (1923-1974) is focused mainly on drawing, free graphics and illustration. He has left a remarkable, albeit often overlooked, trace in the area of book art in the 1960s as a graphic editor of the publishing houses Mladá fronta and Albatros and a collaborator of many magazines. He illustrated, decorated and graphically edited more than five hundred books. The exhibition cycle Books are Difficult to Display, dedicated to eminent Czech book artists of the period after the World War II, is organised by Elpida, o. p .s. in cooperation with the Archive of Visual Art. Martin Hůla is the curator of the exhibition.

Exhibition corridor, ground floor (gate A)
Monday to Saturday:  9 am – 7 pm
Admission 10 CZK (the NL readers free)

Opening hours and entrance fee

Exhibitions in the NL
Monday - Saturday 9 am - 7 pm
Admission 10 CZK, the NL readers free

The Klementinum Gallery - Exhibition Hall
(entrance from Marianské Sq., entrance B2)
Tue-Sun 10.30 am - 6 pm
Fee: mentioned by the exhibitions


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