Prague Spring

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Prague Spring

1968–69 An attempt to present “socialism with a human face” in Czechoslovakia as initiated by Dubcek. It was suppressed by Soviet invasion.
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Burning Bush focuses on the personal sacrifice of Prague history student Jan Palach who in September 1969 set himself on fire in protest against the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia (the so-called "Prague Spring").
The somber feeling in her work of the '7os relates to the tragedies suffered by the artist both public (the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia) and private (the death of her husband, the artist Jiri John, in 1972).

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