Vaclav Havel walking on the beach near Cabo de Roca, Sintra, Portugal, 1990

Fall 2006

Fall 2006 cover of Columbia Magazine with a photo of Vaclav Havel

The Artist as Citizen

Czech Playwright Václav Havel went from dissident to president. Now, as he prepares for another act — as artist-in-residence at Columbia — his translator shares an up-close view of the man.