Pavel Baňka (Biography)

Czech, born 1941
  • Born in Prague
  • Attended Technical University in Prague, 1963
  • Self-taught photographer
  • A founder of the Action Group of Free Photography in 1989
  • and the Prague House of Photography in 1991
Selected Public Collections
  • Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Bibliotheque nationale de France, Paris, France
  • George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York, USA
  • Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, USA
  • The Gernsheim Collection, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • International Center of Photography, New York, NY
  • The Moravian Gallery in Brno, Czech Republic
  • Musee de l’Elysee, A Museum for Photography, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, USA