Vendula Hnídková

Nahoru Contact

Mgr. Vendula Hnídková, Ph.D.
Department of Topography, room no. 103
A Institute of Art History CAS, Husova 4, 110 00 Prague, Czech Republic
E venh.at.seznam.cz
T +420 221 183 365

Nahoru Personal profile

2005 – present Institute of Art History, CAS
2018 – 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, Universtiy of Birmingham
2017 – 2018 Assistant Professor, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague
2015
Leonard A. Lauder Travel Grant (103rd CAA Annual Conference, New York)
2012
Getty Travel Grant (CIHA - 33rd Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art)
2010 Finnish Government's Scholarship, Aalto University, Helsinki
2005 – 2011
Theory and history of design and new media, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague
2002  2003 Österreich Stipendium, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Wien
2001 – 2002
Aktion Stipendium, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Wien
1996 – 2004 Art history, auxiliary historical disciplines, Masaryk University, Brno

Nahoru Research interests

Visual culture in the 19th to the 21st century, rewriting art history from the margins, political background in the Central and East European arts and theory

Nahoru Current projects

  • Idea, Ideal, Idyll: Garden Cities in Central Europe 1890s-1930s (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship)
  • The Artistic Heritage of Moravia and Silesia
  • Curator and production of Window Gallery IAH (since 2012)
  • Joint principal researcher Architecture and Czech Politics in the 19-21 century (2018-2022, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague)

Nahoru Selected bibliography

Bibliografie od roku 1993 (ASEP)

Books, editorial work

  • Moskva 1937. Architektura a propaganda v západní perspektivě [Moscow 1937. Architecture and Propaganda from the Western Perspective], Prague 2018.
  • National Style. Arts and Politics, Prague 2013.
  • Pavel Janák. Obrys doby [Pavel Janák. The Outline of the Period], Prague 2009.

Chapters in books

  • Náš socialistický realismus [Our Socialist Realism], in: Lucie Skřivánková, Rostislav Švácha, Martina Koukalová, Eva Novotná (eds.), Paneláci 2. Historie sídlišť v českých zemích 1945-1989 [The Paneláks 2. History of Housing Estates in the Czech Lands 1945-1989], Praha 2017, s. 78-89.
  • Češi mezi Čechy. Optimum existenčního minima — architektura pracovních a přesídleneckých táborů v Praze [Czechs among the Czechs. The Optimum of the Subsistence Level – The Architecture of the Labour and Displacement Camps in Prague], in: Milena Bartlová, Co bylo Československo? Kulturní konstrukce státní identity, Praha 2017, s. 195-201.
  • Kladno-Rozdělov, in: Lucie Skřivánková, Rostislav Švácha, Irena Lehkoživová (eds.), The Paneláks 1. Twenty-Five Housing Estates in the Czech Republic, Prague 2017, pp. 78-83.
  • Horejc a svět moderní architektury [Horejc and the World of Modern Architecture], in: Jaroslav Horejc (1886-1983). Mistr českého art deca [Master of Czech Art Deco], Praha 2016, s. 66-83.
  • Architecture and Political Power, in: Milena Bartlová, Jindřich Vybíral et al., Building a State. The Representation of Czechoslovakia in Art, Architecture and Design, Praha 2015, p. 39-44 (with J. Vybíral)
  • Competition projects for the development of Letná; Charles University´s Faculty of Law Prague; Stadium for the 9th Pan-Sokol Festival at Strahov; Prague Castle modifications; Competition projects for the Parliament buildings of Letná Plain, 1928; Administration building of the Ministry of the Interior on Letná Plain, in: Milena Bartlová – Jindřich Vybíral et al., Building a State. The Representation of Czechoslovakia in Art, Architecture and Design, Praha 2015, p. 44-45, 47-49.
  • Die An- und Abwesenheit der Villa Tugendhat im Kontext der tschechischen Architektur [The Presence and Absence of the Villa Tugendhat in Context of the Czech Architecture.], in: Kerstin Plüm (Hrsg.), Mies van der Rohe im Diskurs. Innovationen-Haltungen-Werke-Aktuelle Positionen, Bielefeld 2013, s. 159-170.
  • Czech Mountain Chalet on Sněžka, Renovation of Trade Fair Palace, IBA apartment Block, Otakar Binar, Zdeněk Zavřel, in: Rostislav Švácha (ed.), Sial. Liberec Association of Engineers and Architects. 1958-1990: Czech architecture against the stream, Praha, Olomouc 2012, p. 138-141, 174-177, 182-185, 240-243, 284-287.
  • Der Artěl und Pavel Janák. [The Artěl and Pavel Janák.], in: Jiří Fronek (ed.),
 Artěl 1908 - 1935. Tschechischer Kubismus im Alltag. Leipzig 2011, p. 51-58.
  • House Černín, in: Hans Ibelings, Kirsten Hannema (eds.), New European Architecture 10/11, Amsterodam 2010, p. 72-77.
  • National Theatre in Prague, in: Igor Kovačević (ed.), Beyond Everydayness. Theatre Architecture in Central Europe, Prague 2010, p. 170-175.
  • Architektura ve slušné společnosti. [Architecture in a respectable society.], in: Kristina Uhlíková – Jiří Roháček (eds.), Zdeněk Wirth pohledem dnešní doby, Praha 2010, p. 209-225.
  • Maximální minimum milého prostoru, in: a1architects. Malý dům, Praha 2009, p. 11-15.
  • Panel bez roucha [The naked panel], in: Cyril Říha – Lada Hubatová-Vacková (eds.), Husákovo 3+1. Bytová kultura 70. let [Husák's "3 rooms + kitchen" apartments. Housing culture in the 1970s.], Prague 2007, pp. 57–64.

Articles

  • Hlávkův most — betonový produkt generační obměny [The Hlávka Bridge – a Product in Concrete Marking a Change of Generations], Umění 65, 2017, č. 1, s. 37-51.
  • Pracovní tábory v meziválečném Československu: konečné řešení nezaměstnanosti [Labor Camps in Czechoslovakia Between the Wars – The Ultimate Solution of Unemployment], ERA 21 16, 2016, č. 4, s. 41-43.
  • Moskva viditelná a neviditelná. Předvoj socialistického realismu v české architektuře [Visible and Invisible Moscow. The Vanguard of Socialist Realism in Czech Architecture], Umění/Art, 63, 2015, p. 458-464.
  • Sakrální, funerální, sekulární – architektura v dialogu se smrtí, ERA 21, 14, 2014, Nr. 5, p. 22-25.
  • A Modern Residence Between Castle and Villa, Centropa, 13, 2013, Nr. 2, p. 146-161.
  • Architektura na ose Praha-Moskva [Architecture on the Prague-Moscow Axis], ERA 21, 12, 2012, p. 44-47.
  • Art, Identity and Representation. The Bartoňs of Dobenín, Umění/Art, 60, 2012, Nr. 2, p. 109-126.
  • Prague's private story, A10 new European architecture, 2011, Nr. 38, p. 64-66.
  • Kontexty architektonického kubismu [Contexts of architectural cubism.], Bulletin Moravské galerie v Brně, 67, 2011, p. 62-69.
  • Rondocubism versus National Style, RIHA Journal 0011 (08 November 2010).
  • Export expertů [Export of the experts], ERA 21, 10, 2010, Nr. 4, p. 52-56.
  • Viděno vlastníma očima. Nález neznámého konceptu autobiografie Pavla Janáka [In the Artist's Own Eyes: The Discovery of a Previously Unknown Draft Autobiography by Pavel Janák], Umění/Art, 56, 2008, pp. 237–242, 273.
  • Pavel Janák und der tschechische „Nationalstil“. Aspekte einer architektonischen und nationalen Emanzipation [Pavel Janák and the Czech "National Style". The aspects of architectural and national emancipation], Kritische Berichte, 35, 2007, pp. 75-85.
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Nahoru Other important activities (membership, prizes, activity as curator)

  • co-curator of the exhibition Sucharda Private (Foundation Museum S. Sucharda Praha, 2016, with M. Krummholz), permanent exposition in Villa Löw-Beer in Brno (2015) and curator of the exhibition National Style. Culture and Politics (NG, Veletržní palác, 2013)
  • joint principal researcher for the projects Asymetrische Kunstgeschichte? Erforschung und Vermittlung ´prekärer´ Denkmälerbestände im Kalten Krieg (2013-2015, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, principal researcher Michaela Marek), Prefabricated Housing Estates in the Czech Republic as Part of the Urban Environment: An Evaluation and Presentation of Thein Housing and Living Potential (2013-2017, Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague) and Art, Architecture, Design, and National Identity (2012-2015,  Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague)
  • member of the review panel of the journal Centropa (2013-2015), member of the editorial board of the journal ERA 21 (since 2009) and of the Bulletin of UHS (Czech Association of Art Historians, since 2013), correspondent of the magazine A10 new European architecture (2011–2016)
  • Otto Wichterle Prize (2013)

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