Martina Pachmanová

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Martina Pachmanová, PhD, is an art historian, independent curator and writer. She specializes in gender, sexual politics and feminism in modern and contemporary art and art theory. Since 1996, she has been an Assistant Professor at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Czech Republic. Pachmanová is the author of several books, Mobile Fidelities, Conversations on Feminism, History, and Visuality (Prague, 2001; English translation at www. ktpress.co.uk); Unknown Territories of Czech Modern Art, Through the Looking Glass of Gender (Prague, 2004); Artemis and Dr. Faustus, Women in Czech and Slovak Art History (together with MilenaBartlová; Prague, 2008); The Birth of a Woman Artist from the Lemonade Foam, Gender Contexts of Modern Czech Art Theory and Criticism (Prague, 2013); and three monographs of forgotten Czech female modernists, MiladaMarešová, Painter of New Objectivity (Prague–Brno, 2008); Madame Gali, Expressionist Work of Marie Galimberti-Provázková, 1880–1951 (Prague, 2011); VlastaVostrebelová-Fischerová, Between Social Art and Magical Realism (Prague, 2013). As a curator, Pachmanová has organized more than twenty exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. She also collaborated on the exhibition Gender Check, Femininity and Masculinity in Eastern European Art (2009).

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