Head of Franz Kafka

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Head of Franz Kafka
Czech: Hlava Franze Kafky
David-Černý,-Franz-Kafka,-opposite orientation-2014).jpg
The sculpture in 2014
Head of Franz Kafka is located in Central Prague
Head of Franz Kafka
Head of Franz Kafka
Location in Prague
Artist David Černý
Subject Franz Kafka
Location Prague, Czech Republic
Coordinates 50°04′55″N 14°25′16″E / 50.082°N 14.421°E / 50.082; 14.421Coordinates: 50°04′55″N 14°25′16″E / 50.082°N 14.421°E / 50.082; 14.421

The Head of Franz Kafka (Czech: Hlava Franze Kafky), also known as the Statue of Kafka,[1] is an outdoor sculpture by David Černý depicting Bohemian German-language writer Franz Kafka, installed outside the Quadrio shopping centre in Prague, Czech Republic.[2][3][4] The kinetic sculpture is 11 metres tall and made of 42 rotating panels.[5]

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  1. ^ "Statue of Kafka". Prague.eu. 2017-03-02. Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  2. ^ "Zraky kolemjdoucích přitahuje unikátní pohyblivá hlava od Davida Černého –". Novinky.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  3. ^ "Hlava Franze Kafky v Praze u Národní třídy | Drobné památky". Drobnepamatky.cz (in Czech). 50.081504; 14.420656. Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  4. ^ "Kafkovu sochu pro komplex na Národní třídě vyrobil David Černý | Hospodářské noviny (IHNED.cz)". Art.ihned.cz (in Czech). 2014-10-31. Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  5. ^ "Franz Kafka Statue | Shopping center Quadrio". Quadrio.cz. Retrieved 2017-04-05. 

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