Lenka Bydžovská

Nahoru Contact

PhDr. Lenka Bydžovská, CSc.
Head of the Department
Department of 19th to 21st Centuries Art, room no. 107
A Institute of Art History, ASCR, Husova 4, 110 00 Prague, Czech Republic
bydzovska.at.udu.cas.cz
T +420 222 221 646
F +420 222 221 646

Nahoru Personal profile

2006 – 2008 lecture series in the master´s degrese program of the Institute of Christian Art, Catholic theologic faculty Charles University, Prague

1996 – the present editor-in-chief of the periodical Umění / Art

1992 – lecture series at Central European University, Prague

1991 – study at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

1990 – CSc., Institute for Art Theory and Art History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague

1980 – study at Universitá di Sienna

1976 – 1981 Art history and Italian, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University in Prague

Nahoru Research interests

The Czech avant-garde and modernism in international contexts.

Nahoru Current projects

  • Jan Zrzavý: preparation of an exhibition and catalogue in cooperation with Karel Srp and Vojtch Lahoda (Gallery of Fine Arts in Ostrava, 2012)
  • Výtvarné umění v Československu 1918–1928 [The Visual Arts in Czechoslovakia 1918–1928]: preparation of an exhibition and book in cooperation with Vojtěch Lahoda, Karel Srp, Dagmar Mazancová, and Gabriela Kašková (City Gallery Prague, 2014)
  • Mikuláš Medek: preparation of retrospective exhibition and monograph in cooperation with Eva Kosáková and Karel Srp (City Gallery Prague, 2014)

Nahoru Selected bibliography

Bibliografie od roku 1993 (ASEP)

BOOKS, EDITORIAL WORK

  • Černá slunce. Odvrácená strana modernity [The black sun. Dark side of modernity], Řevnice, Ostrava 2012 (co-authors Vojtěch Lahoda and Karel Srp).
  • New Formations. Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen collection, Houston 2011 (co-author Karel Srp)
  • Alfons Mucha. Slovanská epopej [Alfons Mucha. The Slavonic Epopee], Praha 2011 (co-author Karlem Srpem).
  • Jindřich Štyrský, Praha 2007 (co-author Karel Srp).
  • Josef Šíma: Návrat Theseův [Josef Šíma: the Return of Theseus], Praha 2006 (co-author Karel Srp).
  • Libeňský plynojem [The Gas-Holder in Libeň], Praha 2004 (co-author Karel Srp).

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • Filmic Surrealism in Czechoslovakia / Filmischer Surrealismus in der Tschechoslowakei, in: S. Svyatskaya (ed.), Conscious Hallucinations: Filmic Surrealism, Munich, 2014, s. 122–127.
  • Křehký eden[A delicate Eden.], in: J. Rennert – K. Srp (eds.), Ivan Lendl: Alfons Mucha. Sbírka Ivana Lendla, Praha 2013, s. 17–33 (with Karel Srp).
  • Energie gesta; Příběhy bez děje[Energy of gesture; Stories without plot.], in: Karel Srp (ed.), Jan Zrzavý. Božská hra, Řevnice 2012, s. 172–211, 234–289.
  • Éra secese v Mnichově a v Praze / Die Sezessionsära in München und in Prag [The "Art Nouveau" era in Munich and Prague.], in: Taťána Petrasová – Roman Prahl (eds.), Mnichov-Praha. Výtvarné umění mezi tradicí a modernou / München-Prag. Kunst zwischen Tradition und Moderne. Praha 2012, s. 295–332.
  • Řádění, Realita nadreality, Strach napíná pavučiny [Wreaking Havoc, The Reality of the Surreal, Fear Stretches Spiders’ Webs], in: Hana Rousová (ed.), Konec avantgardy? Od mnichovské dohody ke komunistickému převratu [The End of Avant-garde? From the Munich Agreement to the Communist Putsch], Řevnice 2011, pp. 182–197, 223–244, 257–274.
  • Sváteční hry [Holiday games], in: Karel Srp (ed.), Karel Teige a typografie [Karel Teige and typography], Praha 2009, pp. 44–113.
  • Hinter den Augen: Die raue Realität (co-author Karel Srp), in: Reinhard Spieler – Barbara Auer (edd.), Gegen jede Vernunft. Surrealismus, Paris – Prag, Ludwigshafen 2009, s. 33–62
  • Surrealismus 1939–1947 [Surrealism 1939–1947], in: Rostislav Švácha – Marie Platovská (eds.), Dějiny českého výtvarného umění V, 1939/1958 [A History of Czech Visual Art V, 1939/1958], Praha 2005, pp. 171–195.
  • Řeč mlčení [The language of silence], in: Petr Wittlich (ed.), Jan Preisler 1872-1918, Praha 2003, pp. 15–109.
  • The Avant-Garde Ideal of Poesis: Poetism and Artificialism during the Late 1920s, in: Eric Dluhosch – Rostislav Švácha (eds.): Karel Teige: l‘enfant terrible of the Czech modernist avant-garde, Cambridge, Mass. – London 1999, pp. 46–63.
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Nahoru Other important activities (membership, prizes, activity as curator)

Prizes: 1983 Czech Literary Foundation Prize; 1995 Josef Krása Prize; 2002 Prize of the Czech Association of Art Historians; Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic for outstanding research results for Jindřich Štyrský (1899–1942) (2008; et al.)

Curator and joint curator of a number of exhibitions, including: New Formations. Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass (Houston 2011–2012), Černá slunce [Black Suns] (Ostrava 2011–2012, Konec avantgardy? Od mnichovské dohody ke komuistickému převatu [The End of Avant-garde? From the Munich Agreement to the Communist Putsch] (Praha 2011), Karel Teige / Zbyněk Baladrán: Asymetrická harmonie [Karel Teige / Zbyněk Baladrán: Asymmetric Harmony] (Olomouc – Praha 2009), Jindřich Štyrský (Praha 2007), Josef Šíma: Návrat Theseův [Josef Šíma: the Return of Theseus] (Praha 2006), Alfons Mucha: Slovanstvo bratrské [Alfons Mucha: The Fraternal Slavic People] (Praha 2005), Adolf Hoffmeister (Praha 2004)

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