Zelary is a Czech film that begins in Prague during World War II where we are introduced to two doctors and Eliska. Eliska is a nurse who works alongside a respected surgeon named Richard who is also her lover. Eliska is a courier and has to learn different stories each time she takes messages or documents...
Today we are looking at Czech Avant Garde – Constructivism. In the period between the two world wars, artistic movements in Czechoslovakia produced outstanding examples of avant-garde book cover design, layout, and typography. Czech artists, designers, and architects adopted and developed trends from the avant-garde in other parts of Europe and created what they saw...
The Czechoslovak Legion (Československé legie in Czech, Československé légie in Slovak) were volunteer armed forces composed predominantly of Czechs and Slovaks fighting together with the Entente powers during World War I. Their goal was to win the Allies’ support for the independence of Bohemia and Moravia from the Austrian Empire and of Slovak territories of...