Jitka Hanzlová

Czech, born 1958

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Jitka Hanzlová

Czech, born 1958

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Whether focusing on the forests in her native Czech Republic, women she encountered in Europe, America, and North Africa, or her childhood village of Rokytník, Jitka Hanzlová photographs all of her subjects in a sensitive and meditative way. Her work is imbued with a sense of wistfulness, stemming from her awareness of the atmospheric effects of light, her isolated framing of her subjects, and her strong sense of history. As she describes: “The path that I take is a path back to look into the future.”

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Biography

Whether focusing on the forests in her native Czech Republic, women she encountered in Europe, America, and North Africa, or her childhood village of Rokytník, Jitka Hanzlová photographs all of her subjects in a sensitive and meditative way. Her work is imbued with a sense of wistfulness, stemming from her awareness of the atmospheric effects of light, her isolated framing of her subjects, and her strong sense of history. As she describes: “The path that I take is a path back to look into the future.”

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Instituion
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 1 more
fair
Included in a major biennial
Manifesta