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The exhibition “Photobloc. Central Europe in Photobooks” at the National Gallery of Art

Starting on 31 July, 2021, the National Gallery of Art in Vilnius presents an outstanding exhibition “Photobloc. Central Europe in Photobooks”. The exhibition will be on display until 3 October.

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Vilnius is honored to be a sponsor of this exhibition addressing the tumultuous history of Central Europe as illustrated by albums, artist books and propaganda publications.

A broad international perspective paints a picture of shared fate of inhabitants of this part of the continent. More than a hundred books from Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania illustrate how photography reflected the processes of formulation of new identity of societies and young states of Central Europe, shaping their image, ideology, dreams of modernization and the future.

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