Department of Art of the 19th to the 21st Centuries

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Staff

PhDr. Lenka Bydžovská, CSc. (Head of the Department), PhDr. Eva Janáčová, Ph.D., Doc. PhDr. Petr Kratochvíl, CSc., Prof. PhDr. Vojtěch Lahoda, CSc., Mgr. Pavla Machalíková, PhD., PhDr. Dagmar Nárožníková, PhDr. Mahulena Nešlehová, PhDr. Taťána Petrasová, CSc., Prof. PhDr. Rostislav Švácha, CSc., PhDr. Tomáš Winter, PhD.

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Scholars

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Department publications

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Research projects

Dějiny českého výtvarného umění [History of Czech Visual Art] in foreign-language versions

International project Comparative Avant-Garde and Modernism (Vojtěch Lahoda, Rostislav Švácha, Lenka Bydžovská, Tomáš Winter) – in cooperation with the art historians from Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Georgia, Croatia, Island, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, USA

Plzeň symposiums: interdisciplinary conferences on 19th century issues (Taťána Petrasová, Pavla Machalíková) – in cooperation with the Institute of Czech Literature CAS, v.v.i., Institute of Musical Sciences, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University, Institute for Art History, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University and Department Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University

Public and privat as a interdisciplinary topic (Rostislav Švácha, Lenka Bydžovská, Taťána Petrasová, Vojtěch Lahoda, Petr Kratochvíl, Mahulena Nešlehová)

research project of CAS: Work of Art as a Means of Communication within the research circle The Society and Communication (Tomáš Winter, Pavla Machalíková)

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Grant projects

2015

Eva Janáčová, ‘Daguerre’s drawing with light…’ – New methods and procedures for  protection, care and access to cultural heritage in the daguerrotype,  2012-2015. Project supported by the Czech Ministery of Culture through the NAKI research programme.

2014

Tomáš Winter, Pavla Machalíková
Folk Art between Visual Culture and Politics in Bohemia and Moravia: 1840–1960. Czech Science Foundation, P409/15-07456S

2013

Tomáš Winter
Antonín Pelc – His Work as a Mirror to History, Politics and Ideology, Czech Science Foundation, P409/12/0133, 2012-2014. Together with Anna Pravdová (National Gallery in Prague) a Polana Bregantová (IAH CAS)

Petr Kratochvíl

Architecture and Public Space, Czech Science Foundation, P409/11/2220 2011–2013

2012

Tomáš Winter
Antonín Pelc – His Work as a Mirror to History, Politics and Ideology, Czech Science Foundation, P409/12/0133, 2012-2014. Together with Anna Pravdová (National Gallery in Prague) a Polana Bregantová (IAH CAS)

Petr Kratochvíl

Architecture and Public Space, Czech Science Foundation, P409/11/2220 2011–2013

2011

Petr Kratochvíl

Architecture and Public Space, Czech Science Foundation (GA CR), P409/11/2220 2011–2013

2010

Tomáš Winter
Primitivism in Czech Visual Art and Theory 1850–1950, 2008–2010
Czech Science Foundation 408/08/P490

2009

Petr Kratochvíl
Current architecture and its themes, 2007–2009
Czech Science Foundation IAA800330701

Tomáš Winter
Primitivism in Czech Visual Art and Theory 1850–1950, 2008–2010
Czech Science Foundation 408/08/P490

2008

Petr Kratochvíl
Current architecture and its themes, 2007–2009
Czech Science Foundation (GA CR) IAA800330701

Taťána Petrasová
19th century art: between Prague and München, 2006–2008
Czech Science Foundation A800330602

Tomáš Winter
Primitivism in Czech Visual Art and Theory 1850–1950, 2008–2010
Czech Science Foundation 408/08/P490

2007

Lenka Bydžovská (co-researcher Polana Bregantová)
Jindřich Štyrský (1899–1942), 2006–2007
Czech Science Foundation A800330603

Petr Kratochvíl
Current architecture and its themes, 2007–2009
Czech Science Foundation IAA800330701

Taťána Petrasová (Helena Lorenzová)
Forgotten and forgetting in the history of 19th-century culture in the Czech lands, 2006–2007
Czech Science Foundation 408/06/1675

Taťána Petrasová (co-researcher Roman Prahl)
19th century art: between Prague and München, 2006–2008
Czech Science Foundation A800330602

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Exhibition projects

2015

Riziko loajálnosti: rakouská, německá a česká kulturní loajalita v umění 19. století [Risk of Loyalty: Austrian, German and Czech Cultural Loyalty in the Art of the 19th Century], Plzeň, Gallery of West Bohemia, Gallery "13", 17th February - 17th May 2015, Taťána Petrasová together with Markéta Theinhardt, Université Paris 4 – Sorbonne

2014

Brutalismus of Emil Filla, Gallery of Visual Arts, Cheb, 3th April – 15th June 2014, Vojtěch Lahoda

Hagenbund – Ein europäiches Netzwerk der Moderne (1900 bis 1938), Vienna, Unteres Belveder, 11th October 2014 – 1st February 2015, cooperation: Vojtěch Lahoda

Pavel Nešleha – Poutalo mě světlo... [I was encouraged by light], Litoměřice, North-Bohemian Gallery of Visual Arts, 18th April – 1st June 2014, Mahulena Nešlehová

Bohumil Kubišta – Graphics, Prague, Gallery of Zdeněk Sklenář, 10th September – 17th October 2014, Mahulena Nešlehová

Josef Führich (1800–1876). From Chrastava to Vienna, Regional Art Gallery Liberec, Liberec, Galerie výtvarného umění, 17th June–14th September 2014, National Gallery in Prague, 17th October 2013 – 25st January 2014, Pavla Machalíková

2013

Na cestách proti své vůli. Antonín Pelc v Maroku, na Martiniku a v Americe (1940–1945) [On the Road againts His Will. Antonín Pelc in Morocco, Martinique and in America], Gallery of Visual Arts, Cheb, 4 April - 30 June 2013, photo here, Tomáš Winter together with Anna Pravdová NG Prague

Pavel Nešleha - Sediments of Memorz IV., Southern Bohemian Gallery of Mikoláš Aleš, České Budějovice, , 28 March - 12 May 2013, photo here, Mahulena Nešlehová

Pavel Nešleha - Possibilities of Depiction, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, 1 March - 6 April 2013, photo here Mahulena Nešlehová

Palmy na Vltavě. Primitivismus, mimoevropské kultury a české výtvarné umění 1850–1950 [Palms on Moldau. Primitivism, Extra-European Cultures and Czech Visual Arts 1850-1950], Western Bohemian Gallery in Plzeň, 30 January - 28 April 2013, photo here, Tomáš Winter

2012

— Jan Zrzavý: Divine Game, Gallery of Visual Arts, Ostrava, 12 December 2012 – 10 March 2013, Lenka Bydžovská, Vojtěch Lahoda, Zuzana Novotná, Karel Srp

Miloš Jiránek. Zápas o moderní malbu [Miloš Jiránek. A Struggle for the Modern Painting], Cheb, Gallery of Visual Arts, 5 April–17 June 2012, Tomáš Winter

Člověk a stroj. Strojová estetika v českém výtvarném umění 19. století [Man and the Machine. Mechanical Esthetics in the Cyech Visual Art of the 19th Century], Western Bohemian Gallery in Plzeň, 23 February–6 May 2012, Taťána Petrasová

SIAL, Western Bohemian Gallery in Plzeň, 20 January–15 April 2012, Rostislav Švácha, Ludmila Hůrková, Vendula Hnídková, Marie Platovská

2011

— Černá slunce. Odvrácená strana modernity 1927–1945 [Black Suns. The Other Side of Modernity 1927/1945], House of Art, Ostrava, 6 December 2011 – 4 March 2012, Lenka Bydžovská, Vojtěch Lahoda, Karel Srp

permanent exposition Painting Hall of Jan Autengruber, Pacov, City Museum of Antonín Sova, Vojtěch Lahoda

— New Formation. Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass, 6 November 2011 – 5 February 2012, Lenka Bydžovská, Jan Mergl, Karel Srp

— Konec avantgardy? Výstava a publikace o českém výtvarném umění v letech 1938–1948 [The end of Avant-Garde? Exhibition and Book about the Czech Visual Art in 1938-1948], Prague City Gallery, 26 May – 25 September 2011, Lenka BydžovskáVojtěch Lahoda, Milan Pech, Anna Pravdová, Hana Rousová

2010

— Realita je víc než fikce. Asambláž jako tvůrčí princip v českém umění 60. a 70. let [Reality is more than Fiction. Assamblage as a princip of creation in the Czech art of 60s and 70s], House of Art of Brno – House of the Lords of Kunštát 2010, Mahulena Nešlehová

— SIAL (Association of Engineers and Architects Liberec), The Olomouc Museum of Art, 3 June – 19 September 2010, Miroslav Masák, Rostislav Švácha, Pavel Zatloukal, Jakub Potůček

Karel Teige / Zbyněk Baladrán: Asymetric harmony, Western Bohemian Gallery in Plzeň,  3 June–19 September 2010, Zbyněk Baladrán, Lenka Bydžovská, Karel Srp,  photos here

— Emil Filla. Archive of the artist, Gallery of the Central Bohemian Region, Kutná Hora. 8 May –19 September 2010, Vojtěch Lahoda, Tomáš Winter

Murderous reality, Western Bohemian Gallery in Plzeň 19 February–16 May 2010, video here, Tomáš Winter, Eva Bendová

2009

— Jan Autengruber, Western Bohemian Gallery in Plzeň, 8 October – 21 November 2009, author: Vojtěch Lahoda, curator: Jan Jedlička

— Cubism 1910–1925 in the collections of the Western Bohemian Gallery in Plzeň, Western Bohemian Gallery in Plzeň, 8 October 2009 – 31 January 2010, author: Vojtěch Lahoda, curator: Petr Jindra

— America for devouring,  National Gallery in Prague, 25 May – 26 October 2009, Tomáš Winter together with Eva Bendová

— Karel Teige / Zbyněk Baladrán. An asymmetric harmony, The Olomouc Museum of Art, 23 April – 21 June; City Gallery Prague, 4 September – 1 November 2009, Lenka Bydžovská together with Karel Srp

Czech cubist architecture and design, 1911–1925: Gočár, Chochol, Janák. INAX gallery, Tokyo. March 2009, Rostislav Švácha together with the photographer Suzuki Yutaka, Fujimori Terunobu and Petr Volf

Green architecture.cz, Tschechisches Zentrum, Berlin. 26 March – 7 May 2009, Bremer Zentrum für Baukultur, Bremen. 9 June – 10 July 2009, Petr Kratochvíl

Body and corporeality in 19th-century Czech visual art, Western Bohemian Gallery in Plzeň, 17 February – 26 April 2009, Taťána Petrasová together with Markéta Theinhardtová)

2008

Green architecture.cz, Jaroslav Fragner Gallery, Prague, 29 October – 14 December 2008, Petr Kratochvíl

2007

Jindřich Štyrský, City Gallery Prague, 30 May – 9 September 2007, Lenka Bydžovská together with Karel Srp

Jiří Kroha (1893–1974). Architect, painter, designer, and theoretician in the changing art of the 20th century, Brno City Museum, Brno. 12 June – 19 August 2007, Rostislav Švácha together with Marcela Macharáčková et al.

Josef Šíma. The Return of Theseus, City Gallery Prague, 3 November 2006 – 7 January 2007, Lenka Bydžovská together with Karel Srp

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Conferences

2015

The Relativity of the Public and Private, workshop within the research project Public and Private as an Interdisciplinary Topic, Academic Conference Centre, Prague, 9 October 2015, organiser: ÚDU AV ČR, v. v. i.

Unvisible Loyalty? Austrians, Germans, Czechs in the Czech Culture of the 19th Century. The 35th Plzeň symposium, Plzeň, West-Bohemian Museum, 26th–28th February 2015, organisers: Taťána Petrasová, Pavla Machalíková

2014

Nationalism and Cosmopolitism in Avant-Garde and Modernism: The Impact of WWI, international workshop Prague, Academic Conference Centre, 27th–28th November 2014, organisers:  Lenka Bydžovská, Vojtěch Lahoda, Tomáš Winter

Local Roots – European Connections. Positions of Nazarene Art in 19th Century Europe, Regional Gallery Liberec, 10th - 11th September 2014 organiser: Pavla Machalíková

2012

Man and the Machine in the Czech Culture of the 19th Century. The 32th Plzeň symposium, Plzeň, The Education and Research Library of the Pilsener Region, 23th – 25th February 2012, organisers: Taťána Petrasová, Pavla Machalíková

2009

Body and corporeality in 19th-century Czech culture. The 29th Plzeň symposium, Plzeň, The Education and Research Library of the Pilsener Region, 26–28 February 2009, (convenors Taťána Petrasová, Pavla Machalíková)

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Current projects

The Sense for Art: The Art Icons in the Czech Academy of Sciences and Arts, National Gallery in Prague – CAS, Salm Palace, July - September 2015, conception and preparation: Taťána Petrasová

Exhibition and Book about Sports and Arts (StART) for the Czech Olympic Commitee and National Gallery in Prague, conception: Vojtěch Lahoda, Rostislav Švácha, Tomáš Winter (IAH CAS), Milan Pech (KTF Charles University), Andrea Rousová (NG Prague), book is to be published in 2015, the exhibition in 2017, Prague Castle Riding School, organiser: National Gallery in Prague

Avant-Garde Migrations – international workshop within the project Comparative Avant-Garde and Modernism, Lisabon, the Gulbenkian Foundation, 19–21 November 2015, Vojtěch Lahoda, Lenka Bydžovská, Rostislav Švácha, Tomáš Winter

Kramář/Picasso Documents – international workshop in Prague, October 2015, organiser: IAH CAS, v.v.i. (Vojtěch Lahoda, Tomáš Winter, Lenka Bydžovská, Vendula Hnídková), participants from the USA: Anna Jozefacka (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York), Louise Mahler (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York), Nick Sawicki (University of Philadelphia)

Avant-Garde Magazines in Central Europe (1910–1930): Local Contexts/International Networks – Visegrad´s Project, intenational conference in Budapest, 17–18 September 2015, organisers: Kassák Museum, Budapest, Petőfi Literary Museum, Budapest and IAH CAS, v.v.i. (Vojtěch Lahoda, Lenka Bydžovská, Vendula Hnídková)

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