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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.

Artspace Germany

The exhibition Artspace Germany introduces the German art scene as a variegated area interlinking cultures regardless of nationalities. It represents thirteen artists of different nationalities connected their creative lives with Germany. Prepared by curator Ursula Zeller in cooperation with the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen in Stuttgart (ifa), the travelling exhibition was displayed in several cities of Europe, Asia and South America. Its first venue in the Czech Republic opens at the Brno House of Arts

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.

Abstraction.PL│Abstract Art in Polish Painting 1945–2017

The exhibition prepared by the Olomouc Museum of Art offers a panorama of Polish abstract art from 1945 to our time. It aims primarily at the portrayal of the variety of trends, the richness of personalities and individual artistic attitudes and transformations of Polish post-war abstract painting. At its core are exhibits loaned from the private collections complemented by a selection of works from the collections of the National Museum in Warsaw, the Museum of Art in Łódź, and Zachęta National Gallery of Art.

1968:computer.art

The exhibition of computer art at the Moravian Gallery in Brno commemorates the anniversary of Valoch's curatorial project from 1968, which was one of the first world presentations of computer graphics and will focus on the historical reflection of the phenomenon of the creation of computer art in the 60s and 70s. In the second part of the exhibition is representing Zdeněk Sýkora's paintings next to the LGP-30 computer model, whose calculations were used by Sýkora in his work.

Rudolf Sikora│EKO(KO)MIX. 50 Years of The Club of Rome

The latest exhibition of Rudolf Sikora (1946 Žilina) at the Bratislava City Gallery, titled EKO(KO)MIX, is devoted to the 50th anniversary of the Club of Rome´s foundation. It has been drawn up as an urgent call to all those who care about the future of our civilisation and our planet. According to the leading scientists from all around the globe, the civilisation faces the acute environmental threat, being not far away from self-destruction.

Magdalena Abakanowicz. Metamorfizm I, II

Wystawa w Centralnym Muzeum Włókiennictwa w Łodzi prezentuje dokonania jednej z najważniejszych artystek XX w., Magdaleny Abakanowicz. Celem jest ukazanie tych zagadnień jej twórczości, które najwyraźniej pokazywały rewolucyjne zmiany w języku sztuki wprowadzone przez artystkę.

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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Muzeum umění Olomouc 2011-2016