A Unique Way to Compare Historic and Current Prague (Unikátní způsob pro porovnání historické a aktuální Prahy)

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Would you like to see how Prague used to look like 100 years ago? You may want to go to the website below that shows authentic Prague photos and compares them to real paintings by the Czech artist Jan Minarik (1862 – 1937). The website is well done and easy to use, and allows you to move a bar in the middle of the photo to look at the old painting or the most recent photographs. You will be able to see places such as Havelsky trh, Kaprova and Maiselova Street, Charles Bridge, the National museum building, and many other beautiful places in the capital of the Czech Republic. You will be able to explore a total of 29 photograph/paintings and see, in some cases, dramatic changes in the landscape, and building sizes and orientation. Continue reading

It is Never Too Late! (Nikdy Není Pozdě!)

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If you need inspiration in your life then you should read about Anna Zemankova – a Czech artist that made a large impact on art in the 20th century. You may ask, “What was so special about her?” We would reply that it was her determination and passion to express her inner beauty by works of art. Moreover, her artistic expressions started much later in her life and all her techniques were completely self-taught. Her work was and still is admired at home and also around the world, and her willingness to explore new things could inspire many of us, expatriates.

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