Antonín Kratochvíl (or Antonin Kratochvil; born 1947, Litoměřice, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech-born American photojournalist. He is a founding member of VII Photo Agency.
Life and work [ edit ]
Kratochvíl gained a
BFA in Photography from Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam.
He has photographed Mongolia's street children for the magazine of the
American Museum of Natural History and the Iraq War for . Fortune
Sarah K. Stanley, in an essay on Kratochvil's book
Vanishing, called it "a unique compilation of images by a photographer who is distinguished by his great sensitivity to the plight of humans beings and animal species seeking survival in endangered habitats." [1 ]
Publications [ edit ]
Publications by Kratochvíl [ edit ]
Publications with contributions by Kratochvíl [ edit ]
Spirits and Ghosts: Journeys Through Mongolia. New York: powerHouse, 2003. ISBN 9781576871676. By Julia Calfee. Edited and with an introduction by Kratochvil.
1991 Infinity Award:
Photojournalist of the Year, International Center of Photography. 1994 Leica Medal of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Photography.
1994 Dorothy Lange Prize.
1994 Ernst Haas Working Grant.
Hasselblad Foundation Grant for Photography. 1995 Ernst Haas Award.
1997 Gold Medal for Photography from Society of Publishing Designers.
1997 First Prize,
World Press Photo, Portrait Series, Amsterdam. 1997 (Eissie) Alfred Eisenstadt Award for 3Eyewitness Essay2 Life Magazine.
2000 Gold ARC Award for Best Annual Report, NGO Category, for Rockefeller Foundation 1999 Annual Report.
2003 First Prize, World Press Photo, Amsterdam (2 awards same year).
Medal from the City of Prague for Photography.
Lucie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Photojournalism. 2005 Golden Light Award for Best Documentary Book for the book
References [ edit ]
^ Stanley, Sarah K. (Sep 2005). "First Day of Remorse". Afterimage.
External links [ edit ]