Sculptures in Prague's Public Space

The Pink Tank (David Černý)

Today's Kinsky Square in Smichov was called the Square of Soviet Tankers during the totalitarian era. And lest we doubt it, there was a...

St. Wenceslas Column

If you enter the Charles Bridge from the Old Town side and walk in the middle of the path, you step on a...

Memorial to the Victims of Communism

The Memorial to the Victims of Communism at the foot of Petřín is the work of sculptor Olbram Zoubek and was unveiled in May...

Čapadlo

If you walk along Divadelní Street from the National Theater, you will walk to Smetana's embankment. But you can also turn left (see the...

The Only One Cubist Lamp in the World

One of the significant buildings in the lower part of Wenceslas Square is the Baťa department store. If you stand in front of it,...

Heart for Václav Havel

Until 2016, the area between the National Theater, the New Stage and the National Theater's operating building was called the National Theater...

Giraffe (Jaroslav Róna)

The Velvet Revolution brightened up the Czech public spaces, Prague included. It concerns both the cleanliness of the city and the colour...

Pink Tank (David Černý) & Trapdoor of Time (Jan Lauda)

In Kinský Square in Smíchov, a tall stone pedestal and a green tank stood in front of the barracks building. It was...

Vinohrady Emmental Cheese?

The life of the Čapek brothers, writer Karel and painter Josef, was connected with the Vinohrady district of Prague. Josef Čapek had...

Children’s playground Kaštánek (Eva Kmentová, Olbram Zoubek)

From a concrete playground to the Memorial of the Victims of Communism. The playground in Stromovka is the work...

Herds of Wild Horses in Letná (Alexandra Koláčková)

If you walk through the park in Letná, you will find two rails in the ground within sight of the National Technical Museum. The...

Table (Čestmír Suška)

What buildings can you see on Mariánské náměstí? Art Nouveau building of the New Town Hall. The Municipal Library of Prague with...

Saint Wenceslas (David Černý)

Lucerna Palace is one of the symbols of Prague. At the beginning of the 20th century (1907 - 1921) it was built by Vácslav...

Winged Lion (Colin Spofforth), Memorial of the Second Resistance (Vladimír Preclík)

John McCrae: In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields, the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on...

Maria Theresa (Jan Kovářík, Jan Proksa)

Queen Maria Theresa, the only woman on the Czech throne, is known to almost everyone as the queen who established compulsory schooling...

Václav Havel and Ferdinand Vaněk’s Bench (Lea Dostálová, Petr Pištěk)

Prank birthday wish to Ferdinand Vanek, who in fact was dissident Vaclav Havel, that came out in the paid advertisment section...

Franz Kafka (Jaroslav Róna)

Speech made at Franz Kafka's memorial dedication Dear friends! While I was...

Heart for Václav Havel

Until 2016, it was a space bordered with the buildings of the National Theatre, its New Stage,...

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