Prague Spring

A Memorial to Jan Palach


An exhibition dedicated to the memorial designed by Czech architect John Hejduk for the Czech philosophy student, Jan Palach, who committed suicide in 1969 in protest to the Czech government’s repression of the Prague Spring. Scale models of the House of the Suicide and House of the Mother of the Suicide are on display, along with the poem that inspired Hejduk, David Shapiro’s The Funeral of Jan Palach.
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