Jaroslav Anděl

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Jaroslav Anděl (1949, Znojmo) is a conceptual artist, photographer, art historian, curator, and pedagogue. He studied photography at FAMU (1967–72) and art history at Charles University in Prague (1969–73). Received his PhD from Charles University in Prague in 1982. Former director of the National Gallery in Prague's Museum of Modern Art, the author of Avant-Garde Page Design, Alexandr Hackenschmied, editor of Art Into Life: Russian Constructivism 1914-1932, Czech Modernism 1900-1945 and other books on 20th century art. In 2001 he initiated Excavating the Future symposium in Prague. He lives in New York and Prague.

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Works[edit]

Books
  • editor, with Ljubica Stanivuk, Teorija česke avangarde 1908-1937, Belgrade: Institut za film , 1987, 86 pp. (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Alexandr Hackenschmied, Prague: Torst, 2000, 140 pp. Excerpt, [1]. (English)/(Czech)
  • Česká fotografie 1840-1950: Příběh moderního média, Kant, 2004, 96 pp. ISBN 8086217663 (Czech)
  • The Avant-garde across Media: Josef Bartuška and the Linie Group 1931-1939, Prague: Obecní dům, 2004, 280 pp. (English)
    • Avantgarda o mnoha médiích: Josef Bartuška a skupina Linie 1931-1939, Prague: Obecní dům, 2004, 280 pp. ISBN 8086339254 (Czech)
  • The New Vision for the New Architecture: Czechoslovakia 1918-1938, Bratislava: Slovart, 2005, 278 pp. (English)
    • Nová vize: Avantgardní architektura v avantgardní fotografii: Československo 1918-1938, Bratislava: Slovart, 2005, 277 pp. ISBN 8072096249 (Czech)
  • With Petr Szczepanik, Stále kinema. Antologie českého myšlení o filmu 1904-1950, Prague: Národní filmový archiv, 2008, 432 pp. ISBN 9788070041369 (Czech)
  • Myšlení o fotografii I., Prague: AMU, 2012, 462 pp. ISBN 9788073312350 (Czech)
  • editor, Back to the Sandbox: Art and Radical Pedagogy, Western Gallery & Public Art Collection, 2019, 232 pp. [2] [3] (English)
Essays (selection)
  • "Česká meziválečná filmová avantgarda", Program Pražského filmového klubu, Prague, Jan 1982, pp 6-15; repr. Film a doba 46:2 (2000), pp 65-68. (Czech)

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