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Hommage à Peter Vajda

The exhibition at the Kampa Museum is a tribute to prominent personalities of the Slovak and Czech cultural scene. Peter Vajda, founder and director of the collection of the First Slovak Investment Group, including the Slovka Art from the 1960s–1980s of the 20th century, supported by his patronage and collecting activities, artists who during the socialist regime could not live, create and exhibit in Slovakia.

The Anatomy of a Leap into the Void | The Year 1968 and Art in Czechoslovakia

The exhibition in the Gallery of West Bohemia in Pilsen focuses on the period from 1966 to 1973, when it was evident that domestic art was becoming more emancipated and confidently involved in international structures on the art scene. It reacts to or foresees every important theme and approach – new geometry, new figuration, conceptual art, and art of action.

Václav Cigler and Michal Motyčka exhibit at the XIV. Smetana's Creative Litomyšl 2018

Jsme 100 │ interventions in the Monastery Gardens
Otevřený hrob │ installation in the crypt of the Piarist Temple Finding St. Crisis
Událost místa │ Miroslav Kubík Gallery

Jiří Kolář│Grimace of the Century

The exhibition at the National Gallery in Prague concentrates on a selection of Kolář artworks connected with his poetry; this illuminates the unorthodox way in which Jiří Kolář formulated his commentary on the world. His Diary 1968 is a major part of the display – a series of 66 collages covering the dramatic events of that year.

Magdalena Abakanowicz. Metamorphism I, II

The exhibition in Central Museum of Textiles in Łódz commemorating the accomplishments of Magdalena Abakanowicz, one of the most important XX-century artists. The goal of the exhibition is to highlight those matters in her artistic output, which most evidently show the revolutionary changes introduced by the artist to the language of art.

Conference: Adriena Šimotová in the Context of Visual Art and Culture from the 20th Century Onwards

Conference prepared by the Adriena Šimotová and Jiří John Foundation, in association with the Faculty of Humanities of Charles University and the Art Theory and History Department of the Academy of Arts, Architecture, and Design in Prague, to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the birth of Adriena Šimotová. The conference is being held under the aegis of J. E. Charles Malinas, the French Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Adriana Krnáčová, the Mayor of Prague, and Tomáš Zima, the Rector of Charles University.
Venue: Patriotic Hall, Carolinum, Ovocný trh 3, Praha 1

XXL Views of Contemporary Slovak Art | GASK

‘XXL Views of Contemporary Slovak Art’ is a long-term exhibition project that presents leading Slovak artists.  The artists are presented in a direct dialogue with recognised Slovak, Czech and international art historians, critics and theoreticians who focus on their work. It is the most important programmatic survey of Slovak art in the Czech Republic. The exhibition series was staged at the Slovak Institute in Prague from 2011 and has been staged at GASK since 2014.

Conference to mark the centenary of the beginning of Dada in Zurich: DADA TECHNIQUES IN EAST-CENTRAL EUROPE (1916–1930)

The ‘Petőfi Literary Museum – Kassák Museum’ and the ‘Institute for Literary Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences’ are organizing a conference to mark the centenary of the beginning of Dada in Zurich. The conference is going to concentrate on Dada phenomena in East-Central Europe, especially the Dada techniques that appeared in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and its successor states.

MeetFactory (CZ) | Fightlessness

The Hungarian art group Little Warsaw (András Gálik and Bálint Havas) belongs to the most striking artists of their generation, which emerged on the contemporary art scene after the year 1989. Their work is closely connected with issues specific in the context of former Eastern Bloc countries – analysis and re-contextualization of objects and ideas from the past, deconstruction of common art forms, a striking anti-establishment attitude, a critical mirror held up to modernism, retro-avant-garde, conceptualism and neo-conceptualism, the expansion of the borders of art and transfer of artistic discourse into a broader social reality.
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