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The Power of Sympathy - The Photography of Dagmar Hochova

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The Power of Sympathy - The Photography of Dagmar Hochova

Time: June 20, 2018 at 6pm to June 29, 2018 at 6pm
Location: 12 Star Gallery, Europe House
Street: 32 Smith Square
City/Town: London
Website or Map: http://www.czechcentre.org.uk
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Czech Centre London
Latest Activity: Jun 11

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The first UK exhibition of the work of leading Czech photographer Dagmar Hochová (1926 – 2012) known for her humanist and documentary approach. It features more than thirty of Hochová's powerful black and white images of ordinary people from the 1950s to the 1980s and unique images documenting the crucial events of recent Czech history, including the 1968 Prague Spring, whose 50th anniversary is commemorated this year, and the 1989 Velvet Revolution, building a complex picture of life in Czechoslovakia under communism.

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