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ART & DESIGN TIPS

We are very happy to present our Cultural Advisor Martina's specially curated selection of recommended Art & Design events in Prague: 

PICK OF THE MONTH - OCTOBER

 

 

Kristof Kintera: Nervous Trees

Galerie Rudolfinum

Until 26. 11. 2017

Galerie Rudolfinum’s 100th exhibition presents a long awaited solo show of Krištof Kintera, one of the most distinguished Czech artists working with different types of media. A moment of movement, an interaction and a social-critical overlap is a reflection of the interconnection of visual art, performance and theatre scenography. A part of the exhibition will be also a laboratory or a workshop "corner" where a visitor is going to be directly involved in the creative process of Kintera’s installation Postnaturalia. The opening was a  huge succes, so you should definitely check it out (and the entry is free!)

 

 

Section d’Or - Groupe de Puteaux: Neighbours in Art

Museum Kampa

9. 9. 2017 - 9. 1. 2018

For the first time in the Czech Republic, Museum Kampa presents the Section d´Or, also known as the Groupe de Puteaux, an extraordinary collective of painters, sculptors, poets and critics associated with Cubism and Orphism, who settled at the Parisian suburb of Puteaux. The unique collection contains 30 art pieces from artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Albert Gleizes, Fernand Léger, Jean Metzinger, František Kupka and others. The exhibition is supported by and prepared in cooperation with the Musée National d´Art Moderne Paris – Centre Pompidou and private collections. And once you have seen the exhibition, you should spend more time in the Museum, the architecture is quite amazing and there are some breathtaking views of Prague from the glass terrace. Definitely a place you do not want to miss.

 

 

Art Is Truth

Dvorak Sec Contemporary

5. 10. - 9. 11. 2017

Pasta Oner is a renown artist with strong roots in graffiti and street art, being its founding father and pioneer in the Czech Republic and later an avid promoter. His solo show in DSC Gallery is one of the long awaited art events of the season.

 

Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes

Museum Kampa

Until 12. 11. 2017

The iconic Master of Shoes comes to Prague with his unique art! Made famous by the Sex and the City, the son of a Czech mother finally makes an appearance in the Kampa museum, which is a must see on its own. The exhibition features selected pieces from the collections Suntaxa, Architectural Lizzard, Botanical Hoffmann and Art, including a special Shoe for Prague.

 

 

Jaroslav Rona 1997 - 2017

Prague City Gallery – House at the Stone Bell (Galerie hlavního města Prahy – Dum U Kamenného zvonu)

Until 29. 10. 2017

Some of you may have noticed the famous Franz Kafka monument near the hotel on your walks through Prague. Its author, Czech sculptor, painter and performer Jaroslav Rona now presents his work from the past 20 years in the beautiful gothic House at the Stone Bell, right next to the Gerhard Richter exhibition. Highly recommended!

 

 

Ai Weiwei: Law of the Journey

National Gallery in Prague – Veletržní Palace (Národní galerie v Praze – Veletržní palác)
Dukelských hrdinů 47, Praha 7 - Holešovice, 170 00

Until 7. 1. 2018

"There’s no refugee crisis, but only human crisis… In dealing with refugees we’ve lost our very basic values". These are the words articulated by the contemporary artist Ai Weiwei in response to the current humanitarian disaster while introducing his biggest installation to date - a huge, floating refugee boat made for the National Gallery in Prague.

 

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