Helmut Newton in Dialogue. Fashions and Fictions.
29 Jun 2019 – 28 Oct 2019
Museum Kampa is located in Sova’s Mill in Lesser Town in the center of Prague. Museum Kampa has in its care an artistic the collection of Jan and Meda Mládek, who during their stay in exile in the second half of the 20th century actively supported the then Czechoslovak non-conformist artists. The collection contains the largest collection of works by one of the founders of modern abstract painting, František Kupka and works by other important artists of the 20th century from the so-called Eastern Block.
The mission of Museum Kampa is to take care of a collection of art works by modern artists and to provide testimony of the difficult time in which this art was created and which should not be forgotten. The Museum also hosts a number of short-term exhibitions presenting Central European modern artists. Over the years the Museum has held exhibitions featuring artists such as Kamil Lhotak, Karel Malich, Toyen and Andy Warhol. Each show is accompanied by programs for schools and the general public.