Hynek Martinec: Voyage to Iceland


Date: 27.04.2018 - 16.09.2018
Place: Sternberg Palace

This series of paintings by Hynek Martinec illustrates the conceptually formulated puzzle based on a fictional story of an attempt in the first half of the 18th century, to build a Baroque cathedral in Iceland and decorate it with paintings. K. I. Dientzenhofer had not built the church there in the end, but the alleged series of pictures designed for Iceland is exhibited here. About thirty paintings and drawings are in fact related to many works of the collection of Baroque art of the National Gallery in Prague. In many respects, this artist‘ s re-interpretations and paraphrases result in a new reading of the original models, at the same time presenting a number of questions related to the positions of present-day painting and the role of the context.

Curators: Otto M. Urban, Petr Nedoma
The exhibition is organized by the National Gallery in Prague in cooperation with Galerie Rudolfinum.

Opening hours
Daily except Monday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Admission
Within the admission to the permanent collections.
Address
Sternberg Palace, Hradčanské náměstí 15, Prague 1

Getting here
Tram 22 – Pražský hrad / Pohořelec
Photo gallery
Attached files
hynek-martinec-cesta-na-island_voyage-to-island_program.pdf (Hynek Martinec: Cesta na Island / Voyage to Island -- Program)
tz-ng_hynek-martinec_cesta-na-island-1.pdf (Tisková zpráva: Hynek Martinec: Cesta na Island)
tz-ng_hynek-martinec_voyage-to-iceland1.pdf (Press release: Hynek Martinec: Voyage to Iceland)
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General partner

Komerční banka

Partners

Kooperativa ŠKODA Auto The Pudil Family Foundation

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