Oldřich Škácha: Occupation 1968 - photographs from the first days of the occupation



Oldřich Škácha (16.10.1941 – 29.3.2014) The leading Czech photographer Oldřich Škácha entered the public consciousness thanks to his work documenting major figures in the Czechoslovak arts scene and dissent in the 1970s and 1980s, in particular the circle surrounding Pavel Kohout and Václav Havel. For 20 years, a unique reportage collection of photographs from the initial days of the occupation of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact troops in August 1968 remained closed away in his studio. Incidentally, the photographer met a similar fate; he was barred from public activities following the Soviet occupation.

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