Barbora Bartunkova is a Provenance Specialist in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York and a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History of Art at Yale University. As a specialist in nineteenth- and twentieth-century European art, photography, and film, she explores the intersections of art and politics from the interwar years to the Cold War era. Her dissertation, titled "Sites of Resistance: Antifascism and the Czechoslovak Avant-Garde," was supported by the 2022–23 Twelve-Month Chester Dale Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. In 2018–19, Barbora was the Andrew W. Mellon Museum Research Consortium Fellow in MoMA’s Department of Drawings and Prints. Previously, Barbora has held curatorial and museum positions at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, the Lobkowicz Collections in Prague, and the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. She also worked at Annely Juda Fine Art, a leading modern and contemporary art gallery in London. Barbora holds an M.A. with Distinction in the History of Art from University College London (UCL), where she also earned her B.A. in French with Film Studies.
The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the seventh annual class of the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Full bios for the fourteen doctoral students in this year’s cohort linked here. Since 2014 and with the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CCL has provided ... Read More >