Franz Kafka Museum
Proudy (David Černý Sculpture)
Sounds of laughter and clicking cameras greet Proudy (Streams ; 2004) by David Černý, a saucy animatronic sculpture of two guys pissing...
Václav Havel Library
This exhibition, next door to the Franz Kafka Museum, charts the life and work of the Czech Republic’s first playwright-president:...
This little cafe, with cream walls, bentwood chairs, fresh flowers and arty photographs, is an unexpected setting for some of Prague’s...
Housed in a converted 18th-century cihelná (brickworks), this place enjoys one of Prague’s hottest locations, with a riverside terrace...
Cihelná 2b · interesting places nearby
Franz Kafka Museum information
This much-hyped exhibition on the life and work of Prague’s most famous literary son, entitled ‘City of K’, explores the intimate relationship between the writer and the city that shaped him, through the use of original letters, photographs, quotations, period newspapers and publications, and video and sound installations.
Does it vividly portray the claustrophobic bureaucracy and atmosphere of brooding menace that characterised Kafka’s world? Or is it a load of pretentious bollocks? You decide.