Mucha’s Slav Epic to be shown in Prague’s Municipal House in 2018
According to some reliable sources the Slav Epic series of paintings by Czech Art-Nouveau artist Alfons Mucha will be displayed in the Municipal House in Prague next year.
The paintings are now stored in the gallery’s depository after their exhibition in Tokyo held from March 8 to May 5, which was visited by more than 662,000 people. The paintings returned from Japan at the end of June and they are in a good shape.
Some cities in the United States, South Korea and China expressed interest in displaying the Slav Epic but the local pressure for the return of these works has been stronger than the . However, the paintings will not be sent to another exhibition abroad soon.
The author bequeathed the paintings to Prague on condition that the city build an independent exhibition pavilion for them. It has not happened yet. However, the Prague City Hall declares that it will build suitable premises to display the paintings.
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