Photographer Profile ~ Josef Koudelka
Josef Koudelka, born in Moravia (1938), made his first photographs while a student in the 1950s. About the same time that he started his career as an aeronautical engineer in 1961 he also began photographing Gypsies in Czechoslovakia and theater in Prague. He turned full-time to photography in 1967. The following year, Koudelka photographed the Soviet invasion of Prague, publishing his photographs under the initials P. P. (Prague Photographer) for fear of reprisal to him and his family. In…
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Czechoslovakia. Prague Spring // photo by Ladislav Bielik. Soviet invasion of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (Czechoslovakia), 20/21 August 1968 (passive resistance by the Slovak people). - A man bares his chest in front of a tank belonging to the invading Warsaw Pact troops. - Photo, Bratislava, 21 August 1968.
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