Articles Tagged ‘sculpture’

Art Out & About: Naked Green Man

Art Out & About: Naked Green Man March 28, 2011 | Events | Read More
Not the official name – but more descriptive of this life-size and anatomically correct statue now gracing the square between Nova Scena and the National Theater. Designed by artist Jiří Středa, Co víme (What we know), is a bronze sculpture which is bound to catch people’s eye and cause comment. Smack...

Art Out & About: Art in the Sky

Art Out & About: Art in the Sky February 7, 2011 | Events | Read More
Art and drink lovers should head to the top of the Hilton Prague Hotel this month for the latest installation of their Art in the Sky series. We wrote about their last exhibition in September and recently attended the opening of their newest project featuring Italian sculpture Marco di Piazza. I’m...

Art Out & About: A Drunken Angel

Art Out & About: A Drunken Angel November 22, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Prague spirits are quite invigorating, and the colder the weather gets the more enticing the pub becomes. But be sure to get outside and view sculptor Stefan Milkov’s Opilý Anděl (Drunken Angel) right in the heart of Malostranská on Malostranské náměstí. This beautiful guy does seem a bit low,...

Art Out & About: Kampa Babies

Art Out & About: Kampa Babies October 13, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Kampa Island is a fabulous retreat from busy Prague. Located on the Malá Strana side of the Vltava River; access is best gained through crossing Legií Most (the bridge across the street from the National Theatre) and walking down Malostranské nábřeží. It can also be reached if you cross Charles...

Art Out & About: Green Space

Art Out & About: Green Space July 30, 2010 | Events | Read More
As if the beautiful chateau and gardens in Troja weren’t reason enough to spend a sunny afternoon there, Green Space brings a bit of modern sculpture to the Baroque setting. Troja Chateau was built in 1695 by Count Václav Vojtěch of Šternberk, a member of one of the oldest noble Czech families....

Art Out & About: Prague’s Hanging Horse

Art Out & About: Prague’s Hanging Horse June 23, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The statue of St. Wenceslas on Wenceslas Square is one of Prague’s iconic images. A must-have tourist pic, the man and his horse are constantly surrounded by snapping cameras. It’s also the meeting place for many locals when going out for the evening – everyone knows it and it’s easy to get around...