Marketa Luskacova

MARKÉTA LUSKACOVÁ

1944 born in Prague
1958-1961 A Levels in Czech, Russian, Mathematics, History in Chrudim, Prague
1961-1967 degree in Sociology of Culture, Charles University, Prague
1966-1969 postgraduate course in photography, FAMU, Prague

WORK
1968 became a freelance photographer photographing:
1964-1972 Pilgrims in Slovakia
1967-1974 series from , a mountain village in Slovakia
1968 Jazz Club Reduta, Prague
1970-1972 Divadlo za branou (Theatre Beyond the Gate), Prague
1972, 1973, 1985 in Ireland
1974 -1975 Photographing London Street Markets
1974-2016 in East London, Spitalfields
1976-1980 Nomineé Photographer with Magnum Photo, Paris
1975-1990 London Street Musicians
1977 son Matthew Emanuel was born
1978-1980 Photographing in North East England: Beaches and Juvenille Jazz Bands
1986-2000 Citizen 2000, Channel 4 programme documenting the life of twenty children in Britain
2000 Durham Cathedral & Chorister School, Britain
1998-2014 photographing children in the Czech Republic
1998-2018 photographing carnivals in the Czech Republic, especially those of the Roztoc group, Roztoky

SELECTED ONE WOMAN SHOWS
1971 Divadlo za branou (Theatre Beyond the Gate), Prague, CZ
1978 Side Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne (+ Sirkka L. Kontinnen), GB
1983-1984 Victoria and AIbert Museum, London. GB (catalogue Pilgrims)
1985 Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, GB
1986 Ksiaz, PL
1989 Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green, London, GB
1989 Galeria Visor, Valencia, ES
1991 Whitechapel Gallery, London, GB (catalogue Photographs from Spitalfields)
1991 Nottingham Castle, Notting
1991 GHMP,Prague, CZ( catalogue Poutnici )
1992 Municipal House in Murcia, then Madrid, Salamanca, Jerez, Palma de Mallorca, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, ES
1994 Staromestská radnice, Prague, CZ
1994 Stills Gallery, Sydney, AU
1994 Divadlo Karla Pippicha, Chrudim, CZ
1995 Vgalerie, Pardubice, CZ
1996 Galerie 4, Cheb, CZ
1998 Stills Gallery, Sydney, AU (catalogue Unknown Remembered)
1999 Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, GB
1999 EIi Lemberger Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Galilee, IL
2000 Pradum fotografie, Prague, CZ
2001 Dom fotografie, Poprad, SK
2001 The British Council, Prague, CZ
2001 Galerie Fait et Cause, Paris, FR
2001 Focus Gallery, London, GB
2004 Muzeum, Sobeslav, CZ
2011 Stredoceské muzeum v Roztokách, CZ (catalogue On Death, Horses and Other People)
2011 Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, Ml, US
2013 Piper Gallery (+ Francis West), London, GB
2014 National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library, Cedar Rapids. lA, US
2014 Leica Gallery , Prague ( catalogue : Marketa Luskacova Photographs 1964-2014)
2015 Galeria 19, Bratislava, SK
2016 Latitude, Huelva, ES
2016 Musée International du Carnaval et du Masque, Binche, BE
2017 Czech Centre, Paris, FR
2017 Palacio de Pimentel, Valladolid, ES( catalogue Primero y Ultimo)
2018 Czech Centre ,Munich,G

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1969 Fotografické cykly a seriály, Obecní dum, Prague, CZ
1972 Tri fotografové, Galerie umení Roudnice nad Labem (+ Ivo Gil, Pavel ), CZ
1975 Women of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, US
1983 Personal Choice: A Celebration of Twentieth Century Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, GB
1985 Through the Looking Glass, Barbican, London, GB
1990 Spié muzeum (+ Peter ík, Janusz Moniatowicz), Levoca, SK
1993 An Historical Survey, Museum of Modern Art. New York, NY, US
1995 Luz y Tiempo, Centro Cultural del Arte contemporaneo, Mexico City, MX
1995 Der Geduldige Planet, Zürich, CH
2000 Photography and Time, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, GB
2002 Ceská a Slovenská fotografia 80. a 90. rokov 20. Storocia, Dom umenia, Bratislava, SK
2003 Les choix d'Henri Cartier-Bresson, Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris, FR
2006 Closed Eyes, Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, DK
2008 Fotogenie identity, Pamet ceské fotografie, Pradum fotografle, Prague, CZ
2010-2011 Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY,US
2012 Another London, Tate Britain, London, GB
2014 Witches and Wicked Bodies, Scotish National Gallery, GB
2016 Feminine!, Artinbox, Prague, CZ
2016-2017 In Your Dream You Saw a Way to Survive and You Were Filled with Joy, touring show, Hayward Gallery, London, GB
2017-2018 Collected Shadows, touring show, Hayward Gallery, London, GB
2018 Women by Women , Baltic, GB


WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Archive of Modern Conflict, London, GB
The Collection of the Arts Council of Great Britain, London, GB
Art Gallery, Bene, CZ
Arthur Andersen, London, GB
Blbliotheque nationale de France, Paris, FR
Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, DK
Bruce Bernard Collection, GB
Clifford Chance, London, GB
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, US
Eric Franck Fine Art Collection, London, GB
Foundation Cultural, Mexico City, MX
FRAC Rhone-Alpes, FR
George Eastman Museum Collection, Rochester, NY, US
The Hyman Collection, London
IVAM, Valencia, ES
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, IL
Martin Parr's Foundation, Bristol , GB
Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, US
Moravská galerie, Brno, CZ
Museum of Art, Ein Harod, IL
Musée International du Carnaval et du Masque, Binche, BE
Museum of Modern Art New York, NY,US
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, AU
National Media Museum, Bradford, GB
National Portrait Gallery, London, GB
Royal Festival Hall, London, GB
Salamanca University, Salamanca, ES
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, US
Side Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, GB
Slovenská národná qaléria, Bratislava, SK
Spié museum, Levoca , SK
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL
Tate Britain, London, GB
The British Council, Valencia, ES
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, US
Umeleckoprumyslové muzeum, Prague, CZ
University of Newcastle, AU
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, GB
Wilson Centre for Photography, London, GB

Marketa Luskacova

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