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Photographs by Markéta Luskačová documenting the Oxford Schools Sculpture Project

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  1. Fols. 1-7: Photographs of the project with Peter Fink at the Bayswater School, Barton.
  2. Fols. 8-11: Photographs of the project with Peter Randall-Page at the Cheney Upper School, Headington.
  3. Fols. 12-13: Photographs of the project with Francisco Gazitua at the Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road.
  4. Fols. 14-17: Photographs of the project with Barry Mason at the Milham Ford School, Marston.
  5. Fols. 18-20: Photographs of the project with David Glyn Davis at the Peers Upper School, Littlemore.
  6. Fols. 21-32: Photographs of the project with Hilary Cartmel at the Wesley Green Middle School, Blackbird Leys.
  7. Fol. 33: Printed sheet advertising cultural and educational events in Oxford, mainly at MOMA in Spring 1984.
  8. Fol. 34: Photograph of a sculpture by Peter Randall Page at Cheney Upper School in Headington.
  9. Fol. 35: List of contributors to the project.
  10. Fol. 36. Handwritten statement by Markéta Luskačová noting what responses she observed from the children involved.
  11. Fol. 37. Typewritten statement by Markéta Luskačová noting what responses she observed from the children involved.
  12. Fol. 38. Press release for the project [2 pages].
  13. Fol. 39: Timetable for schools and artists.
  14. Fol. 40. Folder for the press information pack; printed with a photograph by Markéta Luskačová.


  • Creation: 1983-1984


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries MS. 21376 Photogr.

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Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 21376


32 black and white silver bromide photographs documenting the Oxford Schools Sculpture Project by Markéta Luskačová. Commissioned in 1983 by the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford and exhibited at MOMA between 1 April and 20 May 1984. Also included are various documents relating to the project.

Biographical / Historical

Markéta Luskačová was born in Prague in 1944. She studied sociology of culture at the Charles University and photography at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. After graduating, she became a freelance photographer working in various cities of Europe and America. She settled in Great Britain in 1975. Exhibited widely, her photographs are held by many institutions, including The Collection of the Arts Council of Great Britain, London; Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and many others.

Details of the photographr's life and work can be found on her website.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photographs taken and printed by Markéta Luskačová in 1983 and 1984. Purchased from the artist in October 2021.

Catalogue of photographs by Markéta Luskačová
Finding aid prepared by Margaret Czepiel, amended by Phillip Roberts
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom