DAEGU – three Czech photographic exhibitions at Kyungbook University
18.05.2010 / 03:26
Kyungbook National University Art Museum and the Embassy of the Czech Republic hold the photographic exhibition of the best photos from Czech Press Photo competition as well as the exhibition of the leading Czech fashion and glamour photographer Jiří Turek.
Photo: Newborn by Klamar, Czech Press Photo
Photo by Jiri Turek
On May 17, 2010 a joint exhibition of Czech fashion and glamour photographer Jiří Turek and the selection of the best photos from two different years of Czech Press Photo competition has been officially opened at Kyugbook National University Art Museum (www.knu.ac.kr) in Daegu. This time it was Mr. Michael Wellner Pospíšil, Director General of Czech Centers, who unveiled the exhibition at presence of Prof. Kim Kyum-Im, Director of Kyungbook National University Art Museum.
Czech Press Photo competition was created in 1995 and soon established itself as the leading such competition in Central Europe. The best photographs show not only life in the Czech Republic, but it also covers a distant places and territories, such as war-torn Afghanistan, life in communist-ruled Cuba, or the various sport events.
Jiří Turek is among the most succesful Czech fashion and glamour photographers. He had photographed leading Czech celebrities, as well as Luciano Pavarotti and many international stars. His often black-and-white photographs are an untypical description of well-known topics.
The exhibitions will be opened until June 30, 2010.