Pavel Dias, Photographs 1956-2015 by Jan HavelPavel Dias, Photographs 1956-2015 by Jan Havel

Pavel Dias, Photographs 1956-2015

byJan Havel, Filip Láb

Paperback | April 15, 2016

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Pavel Dias’s work forms one of the touchstones of Czech journalistic and documentary photography. Working at a time when the stiffness of form and content called for by Soviet ideology was giving way to photography capturing people and real life, Dias was one of the main representatives in the country of classical humanist photography, an approach that characterizes his work to this day. This overview of his work, containing nearly 180 documentary and art photographs, demonstrates how, despite the transformations going on around him, again and again Dias returns to his original humanistic motto: to explain humankind to itself, to see life in everything. Commentary text is presented in Czech and English, and this volume includes an interview with the author by renowned Czech journalist Karel Hvízdala.
Pavel Dias is an independent photographer and professor of the prestigious Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. In 2008 he was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the Association of Photographers of the Czech Republic. Filip Láb is a senior lecturer at the Institute of Communication and Journalism, Cha...
Title:Pavel Dias, Photographs 1956-2015Format:PaperbackDimensions:258 pages, 11.5 × 7.5 × 1.2 inPublished:April 15, 2016Publisher:Karolinum Press, Charles UniversityLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8024630176

ISBN - 13:9788024630175


Table of Contents

Filip Láb
The Photography of Pavel Dias

Photography 1956-2001

Karel Hvízd'ala
The Depths of Memory Pavel Dias


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