The Josef Sudek Gallery also called the Galerie Josefa Sudka is situated in Prague, one of the most beautiful cities in the whole of Europe. The building that houses this gallery is one where the great Josef Sudek, himself lived till his death.
The Museum of Decorative Arts or UMPRUM manages its exhibitions. All photography lovers know who Josef Sudek was. However for those who haven’t heard of him it will suffice to say that his works will be enough to make you realize his greatness!
Josef Sudek’s work is displayed in photographic cycles, thematic series, and comparative exhibitions. Personalities of modern Czech photography with special focus on inter-war years history of photographic Pragensia from 19th century to the present day, also find their place in various programs.
Several famed personalities including the poet Jaroslav Seifert, painter Jan Zrzavý, architect Otto Rothmayer and many others, have been known to spend much of their time in Sudek’s apartment where many of their famous works were produced.
The gallery outputs the best of not only Sudek but also his creative and talented friends. For all photographers, painters and other creatively inclined people, the gallery is a must visit and it will not fail to interest even those who are not so much into the arts.