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Ústav dějin umění Akademie věd ČR, v. v. i.

Imago imagines

Provider and number: GAČR, č.: 13-39192S
Duration: 2013–2017
Recipient: Ústav dějin umění AV ČR, v. v. i.
Principal investigator: Klára Benešovská
Research team: Helena Dáňová, Jan Dienstbier, Ondřej Faktor, Tomáš Gaudek, Hana Hlaváčková, Ivo Hlobil, Vladimír Hrubý, Kaliopi Chamonikola, Jan Chlíbec, Petr Chotěbor, Jan Klípa, Viktor Kubík, Kateřina Kubínová, Klára Mezihoráková, Aleš Mudra, Karel Otavský, Lenka Panušková, Dalibor Prix, Milada Studničková,David Vrána, Zuzana Všetečkova, Evelin Wetter

This grant project was headed by Klára Benešovská with a team of art historians specializing in the Middle Ages. The core of this team consisted mainly of specialists from our institute’s Department of Medieval Art. The project’s objective was to provide a new view of Czech medieval art to both specialists and the wider public. The function of individual artefacts was vital to this new understanding because medieval art was not “art” as we understand it today and the medieval “artist” was a craftsman who was often restricted by the rules of his guild. Individual works were produced with a specific purpose and function in mind. This is why the book’s title contains the Latin words imago, imagines (image, images), which was a substitute for the unsuitable term of artwork in a medieval context. The project culminated in the publication of a two-volume book.

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PEOPLE
Jan Dienstbier Jan Dienstbier

+420 221 183 507
gsm: +420 732 813 069
dienstbier@udu.cas.cz

Jan Chlíbec Jan Chlíbec

+420 221 183 715; +420 222 221 654
chlibec@udu.cas.cz

Jan Klípa Jan Klípa

+420 221 183 505
gsm: +420 605 955 229
klipa@udu.cas.cz

Dalibor Prix Dalibor Prix

+420 221 183 365
prix@udu.cas.cz

David Vrána David Vrána

+420 221 183 712
vrana@udu.cas.cz

PUBLICATIONS
Imago, imagines
Imago, imagines
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