East Contemporary

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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…