Vojtěch Lahoda

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Prof. PhDr. Vojtěch Lahoda, CSc.

Department of Art of the 19th till the 21st Centuries, room n. 105
A Institute of Art History ASCR, Husova 4, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
E lahoda.at.udu.cas.cz
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Nahoru Personal profile

May 2012 - February 2017 Director of the IAH

2007 Professor of art history and art theory, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno

2000 – the present University lecturer at the Institute of Art History, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University in Prague

1999 Associate Professor of art history and art theory, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno

1993 – 2001 Director of the Institute of Art History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague

1985 CSc., Institute of Art History, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague

1974 – 1979 Art history and aesthetics, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University in Prague

Nahoru Research interests

History and theory of modernism and the avant-garde in the Czech lands in a European context

Nahoru Current projects

  • Inventory of the work of Emil Filla
  • Cooperation on StArt project
  • Text for the Josef Sudek exhibition for the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa and Jeu de Paume in Paris
  • Preparion of Zdeněk Rykr exhibition

Nahoru Selected bibliography

Bibliografie od roku 1993 (ASEP)

Books, edited compilations

  • Teritoria kubismu / Cubist territories. Ars. Roč. 47, č. 2 (2014).
  • Černá slunce. Odvrácená strana modernity [Black suns. Dark side of modernity.], Ostrava 2012. (co-authors Lenka Bydžovská and Karel Srp).
  • Jan Autengruber 1887-1920. Praha – Plzeň 2009.
  • Josef Sudek. Reklama. [Josef Sudek. Advertising] Praha 2008.
  • Emil Filla. Praha 2007.
  • Local Strategies. International Ambitions. Modern Art in Central Europe 1918-1968, Prague 2006. (editor)
  • Zdenek Rykr. Elegie Avantgardy [Zdenek Rykr. An Elegy of the Avant-Garde], Praha 2000.
  • Vincenc Kramář: Od starých mistrů k Picassovi [Vincenc Kramář: From the Old Masters to Picasso] Praha 2000.
  • Dějiny českého výtvarného umění IV, 1890-1918 [A History of Czech Visual Art IV, 1890-1918], Praha 1998. (co-editors Mahulena Nešlehová, Marie Platovská, Rostislav Švácha, Lenka Bydžovská)

 

Chapters in books

  • Cubism in Prague as a form art, in: Agnes Husslein-Arco – Alexander Klee (eds.), Klimt, Kupka, Picasso and others. Cubism – Constructivism – Form art, Belvedere Vienna 2016, pp. 35–43.
  • Migration of images. Private collections of modernism and avant-garde and the search for Cubism in Eastern Europe. Decentring the avant-garde. Amsterdam - New York : Rodopi, 2014 - (Bäckström, P.; Hjartarson, B. eds.), pp. 187-194 (Avant-garde critical studies. 30).
  • Artists associations in exchange. Czech art in the Hagenbund. Hagenbund. A European Network of Modernism (1900 to 1938). Munich : Hirmer, 2014 -  (Husslein-Arco, A.; Boeckl, M.; Krejci, H. eds.), pp. 299-305.
  • Tintoretto modernista [Tintoretto the Modernist.], in: Lubomír Konečný – Lubomír Slavíček (eds.),  Libellus amicorum. Beket Bukovinská, Praha 2013, pp. 320–327.
  • The canon of Cubism and the case of Vincenc Kramář. On the place of Czech Cubism in the history of modern art, in: H. Berg – L. Głuchowska (eds.), Transnationality, internationalism and nationhood. European Avant-Garde in the first half of the twentieth century, Leuven 2013, pp. 131–144.
  • Pražský fantastický realismus. Jan Jedlička, Vladivoj Kotyza a Mikuláš Rachlík [Prague fantastic realism. Jan Jedlička, Vladivoj Kotyza and Mikuláš Rachlík.], in: Vojtěch Lahoda (ed.),Fantastický realismus 1960 – 1966. Jan Jedlička, Vladivoj Kotyza, Mikuláš Rachlík, Plzeň 2013, pp. 19–107.
  • Picasso na Titanicu [Picasso on the Titanic.], in:  Lubomír Konečný, Anna Rollová, Rostislav Švácha (eds.),  Od kabaly k Titaniku. Deset studií nejen z dějin umění, Praha 2013, pp. 115–142.
  • Otto Gutfreund architekt(onik) [Gutfreund the architect (or architektonik).], in: Taťána Petrasová – Marie Platovská (eds.), Tvary – formy – ideje. Studie a eseje k dějinám a teorii architektury, Praha 2013, s. 189–199.
  • C´era una volta l´Est: il cubismo perduto [Once upon a time in the East. Lost Cubism.], C. Eyerman (ed.), Cubisti Cubismo, Milano 2013, pp. 85-101.
  • "Salát" modernosti Václava Nebeského a Emil Filla. Jak psát o československém moderním umění? [Václav Nebeský´s "Mixed Salad" of modernity and Emil Filla. How to write about "Czechoslovak" modern art?.], in: Marie Rakušanová (ed.), Wittlichovi. Sborník žáků k 80. narozeninám Petra Wittlicha, Praha 2012, pp. 68–78.
  • Krása "nechápaná"; Poetika mlčení [The uncomprehending beauty; The poetics of silence.], in: Karel Srp (ed.), Jan Zrzavý. Božská hra, Řevnice 2012, pp. 52-65,  212-233.
  • Emil Filla au carrefour du fauvisme et de l´expressionnisme [Emil Filla at the crossroads of Fauvism and Expressionism.], in: S. Barthélémy – V. Dupont (eds.), Les Migrations fauves. La diffusion du fauvisme et des expressionnismes en Europe centrale et orientale, Dijon 2012, pp. 49-59.
  • Avardunud modernism [Extended modernity.], in: L. Pählapuu (ed.), Geomeetriline inimene. Eesti Kunstnikkude Rühm ja 1920.–1930. aastate kunstiuuendus / Geometrical Man. The Group of Estonian artists and art innovation in the 1920s and 1930s, Tallin 2012, pp. 84-105.
  • Kupka and Čiurlionis, in: Monika Saukaite (ed.), Vizualioji kultura: problemos ir interpretacijos/Visual Culture: Problems and Interpretations, Acta Academiae Artium Vilensis 64, Vilniaus 2012, pp. 65-75.
  • Herwarth Walden and the New Art from Prague, In: Andrea Hülsen-Esch – Gerhard Finckh (eds.), Der Sturm. Band II: Aufsätze. Katalog výstavy Von der Heydt Museum Wuppertal, 2012, pp. 507-514.
  • Archeologie brutality a „sirnatých emocí". Tragédie. Divadlo světa. Civilizace. (Ne)přirozený svět? Tavicí kotel generace – Viktoria 9. Topičův salon, D 99 a Divadlo Větrník. Abeceda duševního prázdna. Pražské povstání [Archaelogy of brutality and "sulfur emotions".; Tragedy.; The theatre of the world.; Civilization.; (Un)natural world?.; The Generation´s melting pot - Viktoria 9. The Topič Salon, D 99 and Theatre Windmill.; The Alphabet of spiritual emptiness.; Prague uprising.]. In: Hana Rousová (ed.), Konec avantgardy? Od mnichovské dohody ke komunistickému převratu. Řevnice: Arbor vitae, 2011. pp. 55-66; 113-126; 146-156; 157-161; 209-210; 201-222; 212-213; 245-253; 291-299.
  • The „beer“ alternative and the Slovak „simulated situations“: Křížovnická School of Pure Humor without a Joke in Prague, and Ján Budaj and the Temporary SAssociation of Intensive Experiencing in Bratislava / „Piwna“ alternatywa i slowackie „simulowane sytuacje“. Křížovnická Szkola Czystego Humoru bez Zartu v Pradze oraz Ján Budaj i Tymczasowe Towarysztwo Intensywnego Prezywania w Bratyslawie, in: Barbara Górska – Benjamin Koschalka (eds.), Happening Against Communism by the Orange Alternative/ Pomaranczova alternatywa – Happpeningiem w komunizm. International Cultural Centre/ Miedzynarodowe Centrum Kultury, Krakow 2011, pp. 70-81.
  • Seekers, Preachers and Warriors: The Eight in Prague and Budapest, in: Csillqa Markója – Istvan Bardoly (eds.), The Eight. Katalog výstavy Janus Pannonius Museum Pécs 2010 (vyšlo 2011). pp. 128-137.
  • Picasso and Central Europe after 1945, in: L. Morris – Ch. Grunenberg, Picasso. Peace and Freedom. Tate Liverpool 2010, pp. 44-51. (spolupráce Piotr Bernatowicz)
  • Nový život umělce: Fillův archiv [A New life of the artist: Filla´s archive.]. Medailon Emila Filly, in: Tomáš Winter (ed.), Emil Filla. Archiv umělce. Galerie Středočeského kraje Kutná hora, 2010, pp. 5-35, 53-57.
  • The "Secret Languague", Music and the "Other Reality": Čiurlionis, Kupka and Company, in: Austéja Čepuskaité – Helmutas Šabasevičius eds., Dialogues of Colour and Sound. Works by Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis and his Contemporaries, Vilnius 2009, pp. 18–27, 161–171.
  • Vražda formy a „rozkouskované tělo“ [The murder of form and the "fragmented body"], in: Marie Rakušanová - Karel Srp (eds.), Sváry zření. Fazety modernity na přelomu 19. a 20. století 1890–1918 (kat. výst.) [Disputes of beholding. Facets of modernity at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries 1890–1918 (exh. cat.)], Gallery of Visual Art in Ostrava 2008, pp. 30-47.
  • A Dashed Hope: Pablo Picasso and the Communist Bloc During the Cold War, in: Michal Anděl – Detlef Brandes – Jiří Pešek (eds.), Hoffnung in Wissenschaft, Gesellschaft und Politik in Tschechien und Deutschland, Essen 2008, pp. 85-96.

 

Articles

  • Teritoria kubismu / Cubist territories. Ars. Roč. 47, č. 2 (2014), pp. 109-112.
  • A. Pomajzlová (ed.), Rytmy + pohyb + světlo. Impulsy futurismu v českém umění. [Recenze]. [Pomajzlová, A. (ed).: Rytmy + pohyb + světlo. Impulsy futurismu v českém umění. Řevnice, 2012. 331 s]. Umění. Roč. 62, č. 1 (2014), pp. 79-80. [Rhythms + Motion + Light Impulses of futurism in Czech art]
  • Cubism Translated? Western Canon of Modernism and Central/Eastern European Art History,Volume 2 Issue 2, July 2010 – Special Issue on Art in Translation, pp. 223-238(16). 2010-07-01. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/berg/aitj
  • Seeing "Around the Corner". Josef Sudek and "Uncanny" Photography? Centropa IX, 2009, no. 1, pp. 55-68.
  • Searching for a "Democratic" Shape in Czech Modernism at the Beginning of the 1920s. Centropa, Vol. 8, No. 1, January 2008, pp. 26-35.
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Nahoru Other important activities (membership, prizes, activity as curator)

Prizes: 1991 Josef Krása Prize, ASDA Prize (Paris), 1992 Prize of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 1999 Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Prize of the Marie and Josef Hlávkových Foundation, 2008 nomination for the Magnesia Litera Prize.

Curator and joint curator of a number of exhibitions, including: Brutalismus Emila Filly (Cheb: Galerie výtvarného umění, 2014); Černá slunce (Ostrava 2011–2012); Konec avantgardy? (Praha 2011); Dialogues of Colour and Sound. Works by Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis and his Contemporaries (Vilnius 2009); Jan Autengruber (Plzeň, 2009); Josef Sudek. The Commercial Photography for Družstevní práce (Jyväskylä 2003); Zdenek Rykr. An Elegy of the Avant-Garde (Praha 2000).

Member of editorial board of journal Umění; – Member of Advisory Board of journal Art in Translation, Edinburgh. – Member of editorial board of Meno istorija ir kultura (Art History and Criticism), Kaunas, Litva. - Member of editorial board of Makslas Vesture un Teorija (Art History and Theory), Institute of Art History of the Latvian Academy of Art, Riga. - Member of Institute Board of Institute of Art History of Czech Academy of Sciences. – Member of Acquisition Commission OG Liberec. – Člen stálé pracovní skupiny Akreditační komise Ministerstva kultury ČR.

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