Tausk, Petr 1927-1988

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TAUSK, Petr 1927-1988

PERSONAL: Born January 24, 1927, in Prague, Czechoslovakia; died May 3, 1988, in Prague, Czechoslovakia; son of Arnost Trausk; married Dana Sperlová, 1959; children: Darina. Education: Attended Prague Technical University, 1946-50.

CAREER: Independent photographer, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1956-88; Central Institute for Scientific, Technical, and Economic Information, Prague, senior technical scientist, 1951-88; Academy of Performing Arts, Prague, visiting lecturer, 1967-88. History of Photography (magazine), advisory board member, 1986-88.


(Coauthor with B. Biskup) Photography with Inter-changeable Lenses, [Prague, Czechoslovakia], 1961.

Fundamentals of Creative Colour Photography, [Martin, Czechoslovakia], 1973.

An Introduction to Press Photography, International Organization of Journalists (Prague, Czechoslovakia), 1976.

(Coauthor with W. Lippert) Josef Sudek, [Aachen, West Germany], 1976.

Photography in the Twentieth Century, [Cologne, Germany], 1977.

(Coauthor with H. H. Hofstatter) 100 Temi di Fotografia, [Milan, Italy], 1977.

It Is Not Enough to Press the Button, [Prague, Czechoslovakia], 1978.

Josef Ehm—Profily, Panorama (Prague, Czechoslovakia), 1979.

Josef Sudek—Profily, Panorama (Prague, Czechoslovakia), 1980.

Vilém Heckel—Profily, Panorama (Prague, Czechoslovakia), 1981.

Black-and-White Creative Photography, [Martin, Czechoslovakia], 1985.

Prehled soucasné fotografie v zahranicí, [Prague, Czechoslovakia], 1985.

Prehled v voje ceskoslovenské fotografie od roku 1918 az po nase dny, [Prague, Czechoslovakia], 1986.

A Short History of Press Photography, [Prague, Czechoslovakia], 1988.*