Ivan P. Muchka

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Contacts

PhDr. Ivan P. Muchka
Department of Early Modern Art, room no. 219
A Institute of Art History CAS, Husova 4, 110 00 Prague, Czech Republic 
E muchka.at.udu.cas.cz
T +420 221 183 513

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Peronal profile

2004 PhDr.,
2003 – the present Institute of Art History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague
1986 Institute for Art Theory and Art History, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague
1975 State Institute for the Conservation of Monuments and Protection of Nature, Head of Department for Accessible Monuments
1969 State Institute for the Conservation of Monuments and Protection of Nature, Prague
1963 – 1969 Art history, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University in Prague

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Research interests

History and theory of architecture in the 16th to the 18th centuries, theory and practice of monument conservation

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Current projects

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Select bibliography

Books, edited compilations

  • Rudolfínská Praha 1576–1612. Průvodce / Rudolphine Prague 1576–1612. A Guidebook, Prague 2006 (co-editor Jaroslav Pánek et al.).
  • Architektura renesance [Architecture of the Renaissance], Prague 2001. (English version also published)
  • Aristokratická sídla období klasicismu [Aristocratic Residences in the Classicist Period], Prague 1999 (co-author Jiří Kuthan).

 

Chapters in books

  • Zahrady Albrechta z Valdštejna v Praze [The Gardens of Albrecht von Wallenstein in Prague], in: Albrecht z Valdštejna. Inter arma silent musae?, Prague, 2007, 114–126 (co-author Sylva Dobalová). (German version Albrecht von Waldstein. Inter arma silent musae?)
  • Renesance, in: Příběh Pražského hradu [The Story of Prague Castle], Prague 2004, pp. 241–334. (English version also published)

 

Articles

  • Architektur in Prag und München um 1600 – eine Juxtaposition, in: Beket Bukovinská – Lubomír Konečný (edd.), München – Prag um 1600, Prague 2009, 143–154.
  • Rudolfinische Zentralbauten: mal connues, méconnues et inconnues, Studia Rudolphina VIII, 2008, pp. 7–17.
  • Vitruvius v pansofii 17. století. Synopsis architectonicae Henninga Hasemanna [Vitruvius in 17th-century pansophy. Synopsis architectonicae of Henning Hasemann], in: Beket Bukovinská – Lubomír Slavíček (edd.), Pictura verba cupit. Sborník příspěvků pro Lubomíra Konečného / Essays for Lubomír Konečný, Prague 2006, pp. 31–46.
  • Die Inspirationsquellen der Grabdenkmäler in den böhmischen Ländern, in: Hans Vredeman de Vries und die Folgen. Ergebnisse des in Kooperation mit dem Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Gdanska durchgeführten internationalen Symposiums am Weserrenaissance-Museum Schloß Brake, Marburg 2005, pp. 58–64.
  • Die Bautätigkeit Kaiser Ferdinands I. in Prag, in: Kaiser Ferdinand I., 1503–1564. Das Werden der Habsburgermonarchie, Wien 2003, pp. 249–258.
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Other important activities (membership, prizes, activity as curator)

  • Member of the executive committee of ICOMOS, Academic Council of the National Institute for the Protection and Conservation of Monuments and Sites, Committee of Experts of the Department of Preservation of Monuments of Prague City Council, Commission for Monuments and Objects of Cultural Value at the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, Programmes Council at the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, and of the editorial board of the journal Zprávy památkové péče.
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