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Temporalily closed

Museum temporalily closed during the pandemic.


Dear friends of the Fine Arts,  

We have prepared an exhibition for you under the title of The Mysterious Cabinet of Professor Beneš, which was to be ceremonially opened on 1st October 2020. 

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Professor Beneš’ Cabinet of Mysteries

NOTICE: Museum temporalily closed during the pandemic


This upcoming exhibition is more than a celebration and the expression of our admiration for the extraordinary person of the Czech neurosurgeon, Professor Vladimír Beneš. We aim to reveal this remarkable man’s passion for entomology and collecting.

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We keep going!


The Museum’s rooms will remain temporarily closed until September, but we are using our outdoor areas to present works from our collection.

We are currently working on organizing our depository, putting together the Museum Montanelli collection catalogue, and most importantly, preparing our next exhibition, one we have already announced.

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Dear visitors, only the outdoor area of the museum is currently open to the public. Thank you for your understanding.


Catalogue Legenda in MeMoriam


The catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition in Museum Montanelli.

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Catalogue launch event – Legenda in MeMoriam

MuMo Praha
29/1/2020 6 p.m.

Museum Montanelli cordially invites you to the launch of the exhibition catalogue – Legenda in MeMoriam, Cornelia Renz & Belle Shafir January 29, 2020 at 6 p.m.

Part of the evening will be the dance performance on the theme of the exhibition by Belle Shafir. Both artists, Belle Shafir and Cornelia Renz, as well as the exhibition’s curators Dadja Altenburg-Kohl and Hagai Segev will be present.

Interview: Cornelia Renz & Belle Shafir (Legenda in MeMoriam)


Video from the current exhibition – interviews with artists and curators.

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10 years MuMo

2009–2019


1/10/2019

120 artists / 26 exhibitions
30 international collaborations
65 000 visitors

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Legenda in MeMoriam

Cornelia Renz & Belle Shafir

MuMo Praha
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One of the main themes of the Legenda in MeMoriam project is a study of the processing of collective as well as individual traumas through art.

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Museum Montanelli, projects and exhibitions, summer 2019:


Personal Structures, Daniel Pešta, Palazzo Mora, Venice Biennale 2019

Prolínání (Permeation), White Gallery, Osík u Litomyšle

ExCitace, Daniel Pešta, Church of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, Litomyšl

Permeation

White Gallery, Osik, Litomysl
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Petr Dejmek, Bedřich Dlouhý, Ludmila Jandová, Olga Karlíková, Miroslav Koval, Anežka Kovalová, Kryštof Krejča, Jakub Nepraš, Daniel Pešta, Anke Röhrscheid, Paulina Skavová, Richard Štipl, Kai Teichert, Rosemarie Trockel, Anna Zemánková

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Prague Museum Night 2019

at Museum Montanelli

MuMo
8/6/2019 (7pm – 01am)

Traditionally, the second Saturday in June belongs to museums and  galleries in Prague. Come and visit MuMo during this magical night!
FREE admission and transport

Opening

East of Eden

Richard Stipl & Josef Zlamal
27. 09. 2018 / 6 pm

You are cordially invited to the opening of East of Eden, the largest and most representative project of the artistic duo Richard Stipl and Josef Zlamal to date. Taking place at Museum Montanelli, the exhibition will feature their common work accompanied by other artists and objects from renowned collections.
We are looking forward to seeing you at the event!

Summer holiday


July – August

Museum Montanelli will be closed between July and August. We look forward to seeing you in Autumn.

Museum Montanelli will be closed between July and August. We are looking forward to see you in Autumn.


Guided tour and a catalogue launch

Mythos Europa – ANTOINETTE


20th June 2018 at 6pm

Please allow us to invite you to a guided tour and a launch of the catalogue of the Mythos Europa exhibition.

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Screening the Manifesto movie

As a part of the Prague Museum Night 9. 6. 2018 (19:00 – 1:00)


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Prague Museum Night 2018

at Museum Montanelli


9th June 2018 (7pm – 1am)

Traditionally, the second Saturday in June belongs to museums and
galleries in Prague. Come and visit MuMo during this magical night!
FREE admission and transport

GALLERY WEEKEND PRAGUE 2018

... weekend, when the galleries are open!!!


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The last weekend in April will be for those who are interested in the current Prague art scene and culture.

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This is what we have found in the museum


This is what we have found in the museum. Come and have a look.

The Museum Montanelli’s team: Monika, Petra, Diana and Dadja.

We wish you a very happy Easter.

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Only one week left to see the exhibition of Ludmila Jandová


The last chance to see the exhibition is on 18th February 2018.

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East of Eden

Richard Stipl & Josef Zlamal

MuMo Praha
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The collaboration at the East of Eden exhibition at Museum Montanelli connects three different sections and two artists. Brimming with light and contrast, the symbolism culminates in The Finale, a multimedia work presenting a brand-new form of artistic collaboration.

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Mythos Europa

ANTOINETTE

MuMo Praha
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Passion, enigmatic figures, fabled beasts and mysterious symbols from European mythology. You will see oil paintings, drawing and objects from the studio of the German painter ANTOINETTE who has been seeking the cultural identity of our continent for 30 years already.

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We are installing!


Upcoming Exhibition:
Between Heaven and Earth
Ludmila Jandová

Opening Fall 2017 

We wish you all a nice and pleasant summer!

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Summertime, summertime!


until 26. 7. 2017

Open every Tuesday by appointment only.

Tel. +420 257 531 220

Tel. +420 724 992 545

Tel. +420 724 211 584

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CONTINUITY
Vladimír Novák

YEAR OF CZECH LEGENDS

MuMo Praha

Vladimír Novák  first emerged on the Czech art scene in the 1970s with emphatic and expressive paintings that represented a return to the figure. The exhibition at the Museum Montanelli aims to be a dialogue between Novák’s most recent and his oldest work.

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Guided tour

Vladimír Novák


23. 5. 2017, 5 pm

Guided tour of Vladimír Novak’s exhibition. We cordially invite you to the guided tour with the artist.

Guided tour


Wednesday, February 22, 5:00 p.m.
Artist talk with Pavel Roučka 

We cordially invite you to a discussion with Czech artist Pavel Roučka. Use this great opportunity to find out more about Pavel Roučka’s work and the catalog about the current exhibition at the Museum Montanelli. Talks will be held in Czech.
 
Free entry

GALLERY WEEKEND PRAGUE 2017

... weekend, when the galleries are open!!!


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The first Gallery Weekend Prague 2017 will take place in Prague with over two dozen Prague galleries!

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Interview: Dadja Altenburg-Kohl

Elle Decoration


“I don’t want to just store art in a depositary where nobody will see it. Personal relationships with artists mean more to me – talking about art and sharing and creating thematic projects.”

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Easter at MuMo


Come to visit us.
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Museum is open.

Museum Montanelli wishes you a very Happy Easter.

Prague Museum Night 2017

June 10, 2017 at 7 pm


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WE ARE INSTALLING


Coming up: Year of Czech Classics – Pavel Roučka

Opening reception 30 Jan. 2017 at 6 pm

Exhibition open from 31 Jan. 2017

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The Book National Theatre Foyer


The book presents the works of art that are to be found in the historical building of the National Theatre in Prague. In it you will find chapters dedicated to the history and restoration of the pictures hanging on the walls of the foyer of the theatre. The book contains a rich array of photographs and comes complete with a DVD containing conversations with the personalities involved in the restoration of the foyer.

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Between Heaven and Earth

Ludmila Jandová

MuMo Praha
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The newly discovered works by the painter Ludmila Jandová are timeless, topical, full of mysteries and installed in an extraordinary way.

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Between Asceticism and Ecstasy

Pavel Roučka


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Pavel Roučka’s exhibition at the Museum Montanelli presents the established but constantly experimental work of a painter in his prime. 

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Movies projections on the occasion of what would have been the 80th birthday of Václav Havel


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“Hope is definitely not the same as optimism. It´s not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainity, that something makes sence, regardless of how it turns out.”

Václav Havel

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YEAR OF CZECH LEGENDS
– Václav Bláha

Václav Bláha


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Museum Montanelli launches the new exhibition season on 13 September 2016 with an exhibition by Václav Bláha.

The exhibition is being organized on the occasion of what would have been the 80th birthday of former Czech president Václav Havel and will be held as part of the Václav Havel Library’s HAVEL@80 program.

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MuMo is closed for the summer holidays


July - August
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Artist talk with Kai Teichert at Museum Montanelli


15/6/2016 at 6 p.m.
We cordially invite you to the discussion with German artist Kai Teichert on Wednesday June 15, 2016 at 6 p.m. at Museum Montanelli. Teichert will introduce his work within current exhibition Substantia Nigra and a catalogue published on this occasion.
Talks will be in English and German language.

Prague Museum Night 2016


June 11, 2016 at 7 pm

Desire, Passion, the Unconscious! Museum Montanelli presents erotic works of art full of mystery, sophisticated sensuality and organic delight. Artist Kai Teichert has also created several large-format murals for the museum.

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Vladimír Novák


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Václav Bláha


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Happy Birthday …

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Spring and summer at MuMo


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Free entry until the end of exhibition Substantia Nigra for all the love devotees of unlimited age.

Guided tour of Substantia Nigra exhibition again in May


11.5.2016

We cordially invite you to guided tour of Substantia Nigra exhibition with curator Dadja Altenburg Kohl, 11 May 2016 at 5 pm.

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Prague Photo 2016


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Dadja Altenburg Kohl and Daniel Pesta support exhibition of photographs by Alexandre Katsapov at Prague Photo 2016.

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Komentovaná prohlídka výstavy Substantia Nigra


11/5/2016

Zveme vás na komentovanou prohlídku s kurátorkou výstavy prof. Dadjou Altenburg Kohl, MuMo, čtvrtek 11. 5. 2016 od 17.00 hodin.

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On Friday, March 25 is exhibition open
2 pm – 6 pm


MuMo invites you to the show of Ballet Hommes Fatals


Stuttgart 3/7/2016 / 7 p.m.
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Substantia Nigra

Kai Teichert

MuMo Praha
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In this monographic exhibition, artist Kai Teichert explores his own inner strength. Following an imaginary beam of light, he sets out on a journey into his innermost self in an attempt at breaking free from rational perception.

The exhibition was supported by Czech-German Future Fund.

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Special offer


We have GIFT for all art lovers – FREE ENTRY till the end of the Crossroads exhibition!

Christmas opening hours


During Christmas period,
museum will be closed the following days:
23. – 26. 12.
31. 12. 2017 – 1. 1. 2018
other days usual opening hours

We wish you a merry Christmas.

Guided tour to a Crossroads exhibition


17. 2. 2016 from 17:00

Guided tour to a Crossroads exhibition with Ivana Brádková and Terezie Zemánková.
Free entry.

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Rozcestníky – Crossroads

Stefan Häfner, Marcel Schmitz, Ota Prouza

MuMo Praha
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“Crossroads,” the new joint project by ABCD and the Museum Montanelli, presents works by three contemporary international art brut artists who share a common theme: the city as a place that defines our lives.

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The terrifying and enchanting objects of Daniel Pešta in Venice

Palazzo Bembo, Venice
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At the prestigious Personal Structures exhibition, the Czech Republic is represented by Daniel Pešta and his projects entitled Annunciation and Nocturnal Head Records.

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Na Film! Guided tour

MuMo Praha
18/10/2015 and 25/10/2015
5:00 – 6:00 PM

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Film workshop

MuMo Praha
25/10/2015 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Try out being a filmmaker and bring to life seemingly inanimate objects. In animation, there are no limits to your fantasy!

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Prague museum night 2015

MuMo Praha
13/6/2015 7 pm – 1 am

NaFilM! A Film Museum in Prague?

Did you know that films were never silent? Or that firefighters were among the first cinephiles? Come and find out at the Museum Montanelli located right in the center of Prague! We want to show you that film is not just what you see in the cinema.

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Extended opening hours


During the exhibition Bedrich Dlouhy: Return of the King we have extended opening hours:
Wed Sun: 12 am- 6 pm.

Return of the King

Bedřich Dlouhý


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The new exhibition aims to reflect the broad range of Bedřich Dlouhý’s work, with a particular focus on recent works.

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CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES


23. – 27.12.  closed
28.12. 14:00 – 18:00
29.12. 13:00 – 18:00
30.12. 13:00 – 18:00
31.12.  closed
01.01.  closed

Thank you, Mr. President,
you are always with us…

Short film clip with Václav Havel


From 15th November 2014 on the occasion of Velvet Revolution anniversary
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Phenomenon Roučka

Pavel Roučka

Saarländische Galerie, Berlin
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Pavel Roučka is that rare artist whose work has long continued to increase in expressiveness and monumentality. Although he originally emerged from the New Figuration, he gradually broke free of diverse influences in order to achieve his own unmistakable form of expression.

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To Die for Immortality

James Ensor

MuMo Praha
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The Museum Montanelli has received the unique opportunity to present a loan of a unique collection of 52 drawings, engravings, and lithographs by that “visionary of modernity”, predecessor to expressionism and surrealism, Belgian painter and graphic artist James Ensor (1860-1949).

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Artists


Pavla Aubrechtová, Václav Bláha, Magdalena Bláhová, Hugo Demartini, Teresa Diehl, Bedřich Dlouhý, Galli, Vladimír Gebauer, Marie-Ange Guilleminot, Katharina Gun Oehlert, Candida Höfer, Sopho Chkhikvadze, Jiří Kolář, Běla Kolářová, Radek Kratina, Sigalit Landau, Sigrún Ólafsdóttir, Daniel Pešta, Luboš Plný, Cornelia Renz, Paulina Skavova, Ulrike Rosenbach, Pavel Roučka, Volker Sieben, Adriena Šimotová, Kai Teichert, Jitká Válová, Květa Válová, Anna Zemánková

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I was born in your bed

Daniel Pešta

Litomyšl
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An exhibition by multimedia artist Daniel Pešta, whose work was featured in the 2013 Venice Biennale, will now be exhibited comprehensively for the first time in the Czech Republic. The project, which is dominated by two large-format pieces of video art, is about the phenomenon of the Romani issue and individuals’ attitudes toward it.

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Art amidst the Catastrophe

Daniel Pešta

Berlin, Deutscher Bundestag
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Výstava Umění uprostřed katastrofy (Kunst in der Katastrophe) představuje výsledek dlouholeté spolupráce Muzea Montanelli a Centra pronásledovaného umění při Muzeu umění Solingen. Různí autoři se svými díly snaží upozornit na situaci politicky a kulturně pronásledovaných umělců, vyzývají k empatii, žádají základní demokratické hodnoty a volají po toleranci vůči odlišnému smýšlení.

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Levitation

Daniel Pešta

MuMo Praha
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Museum Montanelli in Prague presents a hitherto unseen collection of works by the Czech artist Daniel Pešta. The exhibition will include objects, videos, installations, hanging pictures, spatial images and drawings.

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Selfportrait V

Bedřich Dlouhý

MuMo Praha
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The monographic exhibition of Bedřich Dlouhý /Self-portrait V., subtitled King of Art 1. reflects the artist’s works, which mostly come from the collection of the DrAK Foundation. Dlouhý´s steady artistic brushwork unifies the exhibition through the element of the aesthetics of strangeness, which became an integral part of Dlouhý´s works thanks to his activity in the art group Šmidrové (Lazy Eyes), and due to the difficult post-war period, during which Dlouhý´s artistic expression was profiled.

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Prague Biennale 4

Maja Bajevic, Sigalit Landau, Daniel Pešta, Ulrike Rosenbach

Karlínská hala, Praha
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Opening

Maja Bajević, Magdalena Bláhová, Galli, Marie-Ange Guilleminot, Mona Hatoum, Candida Höfer, Rebecca Horn, Sopho Chkhikvadze, Běla Kolářová, Katarzyna Kozyra, Sigalit Landau, Dorota Nieznalska, Cornelia Renz, Ulrike Rosenbach, Sarah Schönfeld, Agata Siwek, Adriena Šimotová, Dorothea Tanning, Rosemarie Trockel, Jitka Válová, Monika Weiss

MuMo Praha
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Maria Maria 1511/2011

Albrecht Dürer, Teresa Diehl

MuMo Praha
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Dürer’s portrayal of the Virgin Mary in a dialogue with contemporary art.
The “Maria Maria 1511/2011” exhibition is the result of a collaboration between the Montanelli Museum in Prague and the Felix Nussbaum House/Museum of Cultural History in Osnabrück, who will loan Prague their collection of graphic works by Albrecht Dürer which forms the core of the exhibition.

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Levitation

Daniel Pešta

Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Osnabrück
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Between 17. 9. 2011 and 27. 11. 2011 the Felix-Nussbaum-Haus / Museum of Modern Art Osnabrück will be presenting an authorial exhibition by the Czech artist Daniel Pešta. His works will be displayed in the historical part of the museum as well as in the new premises opened this year, which were designed by the American architect Daniel Libeskind.

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ART BRUT:
Anatomia Metamorphosis

Anna Zemánková / Luboš Plný / František Dymáček

MuMo Praha
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The exhibition presents works by two already world-renowned Czech authors of art brut – Anna Zemánková (1908 – 1986) and Luboš Plný (*1961) in company with those of the newly discovered artist František Dymáček (1929 – 2003). The selection of works is aimed at the reflecting of corporeality in their artistic creations and at the formal or contentual parallels connecting the works of all these three authors.

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The Secret
of Pavla Aubrechtová,
The Cabinet
of Vladimír Gebauer

MuMo Praha
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Both artists, Pavla Aubrechtová and Vladimír Gebauer, belong to the generation arriving on the scene in the oppressive atmosphere of the mid-1970s, when freedom of speech was limited in all artistic fields. It continues to explore the experimental trends of the 1960s.The exhibition in the Montanelli Museum offers an entirely new and exceptional glimpse at the life and work of both these authors.

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NaFilM!

Film museum in Prague?

MuMo Praha
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The interactive NaFilM (“National Film Museum”) exhibition project aims to introduce visitors to Czech film. Come to discover the mystery of the film image, sound and noise.

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Dreams and Nightmares

Collection of paintings from the Museum of Persecuted Arts in Solingen.

MuMo Praha
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The guest of the Montanelli Museum of Prague is the collection of paintings from the Museum of Persecuted Arts in Solingen.

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Come – if you love

Katharina Gun Oehlert

MuMo Praha
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Katharina Gun Oehlert in the Museum Montanelli. On display will be her paintings and objects.

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Gravitation Zero

Daniel Pešta (with a homage to Pina Bausch)

Museum of art in Solingen
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ART BRUT:
Anatomia Metamorphosis

Anna Zemánková, Luboš Plný, František Dymáček

Saarländische Galerie – Europäisches Kunstforum, Berlin
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The Anatomia Metamorphosis project is devoted to three Czech creators of art brut.

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Xu Zhen: Forbidden Castle

MuMo Praha
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“Forbidden Castle” presents a selection of work by Xu Zhen, one of the most radical and humorous artists working in China today.

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Outsider art / Gigantomachy

Outsider art: Collection of Pavel Konečný, Karel Havlíček: Gigantomachy

MuMo Praha
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Two parallel exhibitions, which will receive their Prague premieres in MuMo, will acquaint the visitor with two opposing poles of Czech spontaneous art.

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Venice…Venice!

MuMo Praha
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Exhibition from the DrAK Foundation collection

M. Bláhová, V. Bláha, K. Heilmayer, K.G.Oehlert, D. Pešta, P. Roučka, P. Skavová, A. Šimotová, J. Zrzavý

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I was born in your bed

Venice, Italy
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On the premises of the Sala del Camino in the former monastery of Saints Cosmas and Damian two videoarts will be presented under the title I WAS BORN IN YOUR BED, as well as the cycle of painted portraits of Roma children performing in the videoart entitled I AM A GYPSY, AND YOU?

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Art Brut from Japan

MuMo Praha
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The third joint project of the Museum Montanelli and the ABCD Civic Association oriented towards spontaneously created art works is focused on contemporary Japanese art brut. The works of the artists who will be represented during the MuMo exhibition have been shown successfully in previous years in the Collection de l‘art brut museum in Lausanne in Switzerland and subsequently in Paris at the Halle Saint Pierre Museum.

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Sustained Expansion

Sigrún Ólafsdóttir

MuMo Praha
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For the first time ever, leading Icelandic artist Sigrún Ólafsdóttir will present her work in the Czech Republic.

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