Art news from ‘Czech Republic’

DOX, Prague: OVER THE LINE – One way return ticket

OVER THE LINE – One way return ticket 11. 4. – 30. 6. 2014 The extensive art project entitled OVER THE LINE – One way return ticket deals with the effectiveness of an art college education. It is based on the six-year tradition of BELOW THE LINE exhibitions that presented unsuccessful public art college applicants [...]

Vernon Gallery: BY TEARS THE BLACK PEARL REVIVES

Lucia Tallová BY TEARS THE BLACK PEARL REVIVES  Gallery Vernon, Janáčkovo nábřeží 21, Prague 5 10. 4. – 31. 5. 2014 Gallery Vernon presents an exhibition of a young and talented Slovak painter Lucia Tallová. At her first solo exhibition in Czech Republic the newest large-scale paintings from the two recent series "Schwarzer Regen" and [...]

DOX, Prague: The Silent Strength of Liu Xia

The Silent Strength of Liu Xia 28. 2. – 9. 6. 2014 Poet and photographer Liu Xia (*1959) is a banned artist in China, and her work can only be seen in private or on the internet.  She is the wife of Liu Xiaobo, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and po­litical prisoner, who was [...]

Leica Gallery, Prague: London in the 1960s

MILOŇ NOVOTNÝ London in the 1960s 14. 2. — 11. 4. 2014  Miloň Novotný (1930–1992), a pioneer of twentieth-century Czech humanist photography, is today a classic. He is of the generation influenced by the legendary ‘Family of Man’ exhibition organized by Edward Steichen. Like Henri Cartier-Bresson, he photographed only in black and white, worked on [...]

Futura, Prague: ON TREES AND THINGS

PAVEL STEREC (CZ), ROEE ROSEN (IL) – ON TREES AND THINGS curator: Michal Novotný opening: January 21st 2014 from 6 pm exhibition open until: March 23rd 2014 thanks to Embassy of Israel, Holečkova Apartments and ROBE s.r.o. “Mrs. Tugendhat used to remember, that this was her most beloved place to sit and talk over a [...]

DOX, Prague: The Poster in the Clash of Ideologies 1914 – 2014

The Poster in the Clash of Ideologies 1914 – 2014 14. 2. – 19. 5. 2014 DOX, Prague The exhibition is a reference to Marshall McLuhan’s famous statement that “the medium is the message,” which appeared in his book Understanding Media (1964). The goal of the exhibition is to show, from the perspective of the [...]

Vernon Gallery, Prague: Päivi Hintsanen & Timo Sälekivi – Presence

Päivi Hintsanen & Timo Sälekivi: Presence 27. 2. – 5. 4. 2014 Gallery Vernon, Janáčkovo nábřeží 21, Prague 5 This exhibition by two Finnish artists Päivi Hintsanen and Timo Sälekivi is the first one at the new location of Gallery Vernon – Janáčkovo nábřeží 21, Prague 5, situated on the Vltava river bank, a lively [...]

DOX, Prague: Pharmatopia

Marek Schovánek: Pharmatopia 7. 2. – 7. 4. 2014 The Pharmatopia installation is composed of hand-sculpted coloured pills. The various shapes and sizes and the vast range of colours used on each sculpture of the installation have a very sensual and vibrant, almost glossy commercial appeal. Upon closer inspection, each individual work reveals an embedded [...]

Gallery Vernon, Prague: Shadows. I’m afraid of sleep just as one is afraid of a large hole.

Martin Gerboc Shadows. I'm afraid of sleep just as one is afraid of a large hole. 15. 1. 2013 – 22. 2. 2014 Gallery Vernon, U Průhonu 22, Praha 7 Visual artist from Slovakia, Martin Gerboc will present a selection of his paintings. In his art, Gerboc refers to the aestetics of evil, horror, fear, [...]

Karlin Studios: BROTHERS IN ARMS

FRANTIŠEK LOZINSKI, o.p.s. – BROTHERS IN ARMS Opening December 11th from 6 pm Exhibition until Janury 5th 2014 Exhibiting artist: František Lozinski, o.p.s. – František Kowolowski (CZ), Petr Lysáček (CZ), Jiří Surůvka (CZ) Curator: Jakub Král (CZ) The members of the Ostrava's artistic group, František Lozinski o.p.s. (František Kowolowski, Petr Lysáček and Jiří Surůvka) are [...]

SVIT, Prague: Task Dependence of the Effect of Standards on the Perception of a Series of Objects

Thomas Zipp Task Dependence of the Effect of Standards on the Perception of a Series of Objects curated by Zdenek Felix II. performance on Wed Dec 18th from 5pm by Václav Girsa, Tomáš Hrůza, Martin Kolarov, Karel Lavir, Martin Lukáč, Rudolf Samohejl, Vladimír Skrepl, Gabriela Těthalová, Dan Vlček opening on Friday November 29 at 6pm [...]

DOX, Prague: Laughing Windows

Volker März – Laughing Windows 31. 10. 2013 – 10. 2. 2014 Multimedia artist Volker März has created an extensive exhibition project for the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art that is in a certain sense a retrospective of his work, but also presents a number of new works created especially for his exhibition at the [...]

Leica Gallery: ELLIOTT ERWITT / PERSONAL BEST FOR LEICA

ELLIOTT ERWITT PERSONAL BEST FOR LEICA 8. 11. 2013 – 5. 1. 2013 For the international network of Leica galleries, the renowned American photographer Elliott Erwitt, a member of the prestigious Magnum Photos agency, has assembled an exclusive set of his key works. This selection was first presented to the public as part of the [...]

Vernon Gallery: Andrey Kezzyn – photography exhibition

ANDREY KEZZYN 8. 11. – 29. 11. 2013 Gallery Vernon, U Průhonu 22, Prague 7 The photography exhibition by Andrey Kezzyn, that will be opened on Friday 8. 11. 2013 at Gallery Vernon, can be easily placed into the similar decadent and controversial type of exhibitions that in a cynical or even sarcastic way point [...]

DOX, Prague: Where is my home?

11. 10. 2013 – 13. 1. 2014 The Where Is My Home? exhibition, which is part of a broader project of the same name, is the result of an open call in which over 400 artists participated. A selection from submitted works is supplemented with works by other artists who work with the subject of [...]

Vernon Gallery, Prague: MOVING UP Exhibition

MOVING UP Exhibition 15. 10. – 2. 11. 2013 Gallery Vernon, U Průhonu 22, Prague 7 A new exhibition called “Moving Up Exhibition” opens at Gallery Vernon on October 15th 2013. The exhibition will present a group of 11 artists led by Italian artist living in London Antonio Pilade. All involved artists come from different [...]

FUTURA Project, Prague: ONE DAY THE DAY WILL COME WHEN THE DAY WILL NOT COME

ONE DAY THE DAY WILL COME WHEN THE DAY WILL NOT COME Exhibiting artists: Crystal Z Campbell, (US), Adam Christensen (DK/UK), Anna Franceschini (IT/NL), Katharina Fritsch (DE), Runa Islam (UK/BN), Christian Holstad (US), Václav Litvan (CZ), Danny McDonald (US), Liliana Moro (IT), Christodolous Panayiotou (CY), David Renggli (HE) curator: Milovan Farronato opening: October 8th 2013 [...]

Dvorak Sec Contemporary: Jakub Matuška aka masker

AKUB MATUŠKA AKA MASKER½i’ll tell you why my head is swollen Opening: 11. September 2013 18:00., Dlouhá 5, Praha 1 Exhibition: 12. 9. 2013 – 11. 10. 2013 Monday – Friday 10.00am – 18.00pm We are pleased to announce the launch of the solo exhibition of one of the most outstanding new talents of the [...]

Leica Gallery: Torso I A Retrospective

JAN MALÝ Torso I A Retrospective 13. 9. — 3. 11. 2013  Jan Malý, who was born in 1954, is a member of the first generation of photography students to graduate from the Film and Television School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU), Prague. While still at FAMU, he attracted attention with his talent [...]

Entrance Gallery: Correct formula

daniel vlček / correct formula 12. 09. – 04. 10. 2013 Somewhere in between Dog and Wolf  The exhibition of Daniel Vlček's paintings in Entrance Gallery shows only a segment of what the artist focuses on within the arts, another of his specializations being music production. And because everything is interconnected, also these two fields [...]