Markéta Luskačová is a Czech-born photographer based in the United Kingdom.
Her first well-known series "Pilgrims", shot between 1964 and 1971 in Slovakia was exhibited at the V&A Museum in London and was published as a book of the same name on the occasion.
Luskačová lives in England since 1975 and visited Chris Killip in North-East England in 1976; she fell in love with Whitley Bay on this occasion. She often returned to these shores where she started the series named "By The Sea" published in 2019 by RRB Photobooks.
Her work has been the subject of over 40 international solo exhibitions, and his present in the collections of the most famous institutions : V&A and Tate Britain (Londres), MoMA (New York), SF MoMA (San Francisco), Bibliothèque Nationale (Paris), etc.
© Portrait by Martine Franck / Magnum
Presentation by RRB Photobooks: " RRB Photobooks are pleased to present the series of photographs By the Sea made by Czech photographer Markéta Luskačová taken in the late 1970s on the North East coast of Britain. The book was published in 2019 to coincide with an exhibition of the same name at the Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol. Czech-born Luskačová...