Category Archives: Prague

17-plus books for 2017

Dead poets, nude dancers, good bohemians, mystical Symbolists, jaded aristocrats, queer courtiers and blind men at play in a realm of dreams and voodoo

17-plus books for 2017

Dead poets, nude dancers, good bohemians, mystical Symbolists, jaded aristocrats, queer courtiers and blind men at play in a realm of dreams and voodoo

I see for it is night

Czech artist Toyen, one of the least-known figures of Surrealism’s golden age

I see for it is night

Czech artist Toyen, one of the least-known figures of Surrealism’s golden age

Artists and Prophets

A secret history of visionaries, provocateurs and al fresco evangelists

Artists and Prophets

A secret history of visionaries, provocateurs and al fresco evangelists

Aimless Walk

Alexander Hammid’s film follows an unidentified man through Prague, although the camera is largely disengaged from the expected multitudes and monuments, instead following this enigmatic flaneur to the liminal spaces of the city.

Aimless Walk

Alexander Hammid’s film follows an unidentified man through Prague, although the camera is largely disengaged from the expected multitudes and monuments, instead following this enigmatic flaneur to the liminal spaces of the city.

Dark Bohème

Gustav Meyrink was a dandyish playboy who drove the first automobile in Prague and whose bohemian lodgings contained “a confessional booth, a terrarium filled with exotic African mice, a large picture of Madame Blavatsky, and a sculpture of a ghost disappearing into a wall.”

Dark Bohème

Gustav Meyrink was a dandyish playboy who drove the first automobile in Prague and whose bohemian lodgings contained “a confessional booth, a terrarium filled with exotic African mice, a large picture of Madame Blavatsky, and a sculpture of a ghost disappearing into a wall.”