Petr Kratochvíl

prof. PhDr. Petr Kratochvíl, CSc.

Department of Art of the 19th-21st Centuries

phone: +420 221 183 504

Researcher at the Department of Art of the 19th-21st Centuries until December 2022.

Petr Kratochvíl studied philosophy and psychology at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University (1974). In  1990, he received the title Csc. in art history from what was then the Institute of Theory and History of Art. In 2009, he became Associate Professor of architecture history and theory of heritage protection  (Faculty of Architecture, CTU) and since 2014 he has been full Professor. He has been employed with the IAH CAS (formerly ÚTDU ČSAV) since 1986 and he also teaches at the Faculty of Art and Architecture, TUL. Kratochvíl focuses on the history of modern and contemporary architecture and urbanism with a particular interest in current problems of urban public space.

Research outputs (selection):

Petr Kratochvíl (ed.), Veřejný prostor v ohrožení? Aktuální problémy městského veřejného prostoru z pohledu společensko-vědních disciplín, Praha 2018.

Petr Kratochvíl, Tragédie avantgardy (společně s Tomášem Winterem); EXPO 58; Texturální projevy II: brutalistická architektura (společně s Rostislavem Šváchou); Staré a nové; Architektura a technika; EXPO 70 (společně s Vojtěchem Lahodou); Konfrontace s postmodernou (společně s Tomášem Winterem); Za hranicemi (společně s Tomášem Winterem); Staré a nové II, in: Taťána Petrasová – Rostislav Švácha (edd.), Dějiny umění v českých zemích 800–2000, Řevnice 2017, pp. 852-854; 855-857; 868-871; 874-877; 878-880; 881-883; 903-905; 906-908; 916-918.

Petr Kratochvíl – Dan Merta, Veřejný prostor CZ – Krajina města (exh. cat.), Praha 2017.

Petr Kratochvíl, Městský veřejný prostor, Praha 2015.

Petr Kratochvíl, Současná česká architektura a její témata, Praha 2011.

Petr Kratochvíl (ed.) Velké dějiny zemí Koruny české Architektura, Praha 2009.

Petr Kratochvíl, Zelená architektura (kat. výst.), Praha 2008.

Petr Kratochvíl, Architektura sedmdesátých a osmdesátých let; Čeští architekti v zahraničí; Architektura 1989–2000, in: Rostislav Švácha – Marie Platovská (edd.), Dějiny českého výtvarného umění VI. 1958/2000, Praha 2007, pp. 386–427, 877–901.

Petr Kratochvíl – Peter Cook, In/Exterior – The Works of Eva Jiricna, Praha 2005.

Petr Kratochvíl – Pavel Halík, Contemporary Czech Architecture 19891999, Praha 2000.

Current projects:

The Space of Exhibitions – member of the research team

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