Barbora Bartunkova is a Ph.D. Candidate in the History of Art Department at Yale University, where she specializes in European interwar avant-gardes and Cold War visual cultures. Her research interests include the intersections of art and politics, the representation of women and gender, as well as the history and theory of film and photography. Her dissertation project examines the role of the Czech avant-garde artists Toyen and Adolf Hoffmeister within rich networks of cultural exchange between the ‘East’ and the ‘West.’ Barbora was a 2018– 19 Museum Research Consortium Fellow in the Drawings and Prints Department at The Museum of Modern Art in New York and served as an exhibition consultant to the MoMA exhibition Engineer, Agitator, Constructor: The Artist Reinvented. Barbora holds an M.A. with Distinction in the History of Art from University College London, where she also completed her undergraduate degree in French with Film Studies. She has held curatorial and museum positions in institutions such as the Royal Academy, London, the Lobkowicz Collections, Prague, and the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague.
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 >