Tagged: art

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Trifot: Orwellian Robot Spies on Passers-by

A giant robot named “Trifot” stands just outside Nové Butovice metro station. The eyeballs are moving around, apparently watching people as they walk by. Six monitors display the images caught by the cameras. This...

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Wooden Zeppelin Over DOX

The DOX gallery has completed yet another crazy project: Gulliver. Perhaps you remember the red skull rotating over the roof? Now you find there a huge Zeppelin that looks really impressive, like stranded on...

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Flying Goggles

Found above Dlouhá street in Prague. What actually is it?   EDIT: I received a reply on twitter: it's from Roxy gallery. One time there was a gold bone https://t.co/Y5Mk3WGGIW — Jan Marek (@marek_jan)...

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Czech Hotels in TV Towers

Opinions differ about the aesthetic value of Prague’s TV tower but hardly anyone can deny that it has become a landmark in Prague’s skyline, which is otherwise dominated by low, centuries-old structures. Some people...

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The Peeing Statues

In the courtyard of the Hergetova cihelna (now housing the Franz Kafka Museum) you find two bronze statues who are peeing into a basin that is shaped like the Czech Republic. Their hips and...

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7 Weird Facts About Kafka

1. Kafka was a vegetarian and took interest in gardening Kafka was a vegetarian for health and ethical reasons. But: Although Kafka wrote the short story A Hunger Artist, he was not actually malnourished....

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A Robot With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

This is probably one of the world’s least useful robots: A machine that sorts 7,000 stones by type and age. The classification is based on the dominant color, the color composition, and histograms of...

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Red Shorts Hoisted on Prague Castle

The political artist group “Ztohoven” has hoisted red boxer shorts on Prague castle, replacing the official Czech flag, to protest president Zeman’s close alliance with the Chinese government.  

Street Art

“My father is a terrorist” – confessed in Prague 7.

Prague Town Hall Dislikes Anti-Racist Use of Czech Flag

The project “Selection Procedure for Czech-Roma Flag” has received negative responses not only from anti-Roma groups. The municipality of Prague 7 has now decided to prosecute the Slovak artist Tomáš Rafa for misusing the Czech flag...

The Cross Club Clockworks

The phantastic clockworks outside the Cross Club in Prague Holešovice have fascinated me from the first moment I saw them. You probably know the rotating lights when you have ever passed at night. I...

A Finger on the River for the Castle

David Černý, the “general provocateur” of the republic, has sent a clear message to president Zeman when he let a purple finger float down the Vltava river, directed to the castle. Find further photos...

Dished Up

An extraterrestrial object on a roof in Prague, by Jakub Geltner.   EDIT: The item at Prague Veletržní palác (back side):