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City Gallery Prague: Lukas Machalicky “Eclecticism Hour”

Prague, Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace, May 29 – September 1, 2019, http://www.ghmp.cz A conceptual-minimalist exhibition that featured 3D scans of specific parts of the interior printed out as large framed photographs installed next to the real parts of the interior scanned. Additionally, a room was almost closed off with a high white wall with a little hole…

Prague City Gallery: “Carnations and Velvet. Art and Revolution in Portugal and Czechoslovakia”

Prague, Municipal Library 2F, April 30 – September 29, 2019, http://www.ghmp.cz The exhibitions attempted to compare Czechoslovak and Portugese art on the basis of historical similarities between the “Carnation Revolution” in 1974 Portugal and “Velvet Revolution” in 1989 Czech Republic. The focus was on art spanning this period, with a little excursion into the contemporary…

Prague City Gallery: Ondrej Filipek “Ligament”

Prague, Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace, May 29 – September 1, 2019, http://www.ghmp.cz The “Start Up” exhibition series is dedicated to the youngest generation of artists from Czech Republic. It takes place in one smallish room of the palace. Filipek’s sculptures strongly referenced the human body and its scale. They resembled furniture or objects from the urban environment…

GHMP: Hulacova – Keresztes – Janousek “Entomos”

Prague, November 21, 2018 – March 3, 2019, Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace 3F, http://www.ghmp.cz A duo-exhibition of two young sculptors. The exhibition space was located in an old crumbling palace, but the insides of the rooms were transformed in a white-cube setup, and I could feel that the exhibition architecture was considered as an inherent part of…

GHMP: Roman Stetina “Foreword”

Prague, November 21, 2018 – February 24, 2019, Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace 2F, http://www.ghmp.cz The space in which the exhibition took place was by itself very impressive: An old, crumbling palace, walls covered in red canvas surrounded with golden ornaments on white background, some in marble, creaking wooden parquet flooring, large crystal chandelier… Within the space I…

GHMP: ‘In Spectrum of Variety'” (Boštík, Boudník, Grygar, Kmentová, Kolíbal, Kučerová, Malich, Nepraš, Sopko, Svobodová, Šimotová)

City Gallery Prague, Golden Ring House, Prague, Apr 1 – June 28, 2009 The exhibition puts a good selection of works of important Czech artists of the post-war generation on display. All of the exhibits come from the gallery’s own collection. Each artist (Boštík, Boudník, Grygar, Kmentová, Kolíbal, Kučerová, Malich, Nepraš, Sopko, Svobodová, Šimotová) is…

GHMP: “Beings from Nowhere: Metamorphoses of Academic Principles in Painting in the First Half of the 20th Century”

City Gallery Prague, Municipal Library Exhibition Space, Oct 22, 2008 – Feb 02, 2009 The exhibition focuses on an often neglected phenomenon of ‘classical’ academic painting in the twentieth century, which was surviving in the shade of all the ‘modern -isms’. Despised by art historians and ‘modern’ artists as shallow, meaningless and empty, yet still…