The Czech-American artist Drahomír Josef Růžička (1870 Trhová Kamenice—1960 New York)
is inseparably linked with Czech photography of the early 20th century. He was a physician by profession, but at the same time he was active in the organization Pictorial Photographers of America
. In the early 1920s he brought with him to the Czech lands progressive ideas of overseas photography, promoting purist pictorialism
. He markedly influenced the emerging generation of Josef Sudek, and is today considered the father of modern Czech photography
. The exhibition gives credit to his fascination by New York and also features photographs from the series Design in Nature
.Galerie Josefa Sudka
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