The mission of Jindřich Chalupecký Society is to support contemporary Czech art and to strengthen its role in Czech society and in international context. In collaboration with our partners in the Czech Republic and internationally, we organize exhibitions, public programs, residencies for artists and curators, educational and publication projects. Since 1990, the Society awards the Jindřich Chalupecký Award for visual artists up to 35 years of age.
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Jindřich Chalupecký Award and many other activities developing dialogue between artists, professionals and the general public.
Lines of Looking - Interview with Kateřina Vincourová by Barbora Ciprová
On the occasion of the solo exhibition of Kateřina Vincourová, the first woman to receive the Jindřich Chalupecký Award in 1996, organized by Jindřich Chalupecký Society and the American University Museum at the Katzen Art Center in Washington, D.C., assistant curator of Arteria exhibition Barbora Ciprová made an interview with the artist about her practice and her approach to art.
Tomáš Pospiszyl, art historian and theorist, curator and member of the Administrative Board of Jindřich Chalupecký Society, introduces the personality of art critic Jindřich Chalupecký who gave his name to Czech Republic’s most prestigious award for young artists up to the age of 35, whose tradition goes back to 1990.