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Paris was the stomping ground of Cubist creators Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, so it must be the city in which the angular arts style reached its full potential, right? Not so, says Zdenek Lukes of the National Heritage Department at the Office of the Czech President. "Paris is where Cubism was born," he says, "but Prague is where it spilled over into architecture and design, something that didn't happen elsewhere."

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As a result, Prague is today known not only for paintings by Emil Filla or sculpture by Otto Gutfreund, both Czech Cubist artists, but also...

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