Art collections in the care of Museum Kampa

Museum Kampa – The Jan and Meda Mládek Foundation has in its care a collection of Central European Modern art, and artworks by František Kupka and Otto Gutfreund.

The art collector and benefactor Mrs. Meda Mládek put together this collection along with her husband Jan Mládek. Eventually she donated this collection to the City of Prague and situated it in the reconstructed Sova’s Mills.

Consequently, two important art collections were left in trust with the Museum Kampa: The Jiří and Běla Kolář art collection and the Collection for Jindřich Chalupecký. Our mission is to impart through these collections the testimony of a difficult period in the Czech and Eastern European history. It is during this time, in which this artworks emerged, and it is a time that should never be forgotten.

The Jan and Meda Mládek Collection

František Kupka, Otto Gutfreund, Jiří Kolář and an extensive collection of Central European Modern art ceate form the bases of this entire collection. This selection of works was put together by Mr. and Mrs. Mládek. Mrs. Meda Mládek studied art history ...

The Jiří and Běla Kolář Collection

This is a Collection that was built over several decades. Its contents correspond with Jiří Kolář's interest in artistic idioms conveying unorthodox views of contemporary world. At the same time, the collection echoes his ...

The Collection for Jindřich Chalupecký

This collection was initiated in late 1989, whereupon it was put on display at the National Gallery in Prague, under the title Homage to Jindřich Chalupecký. The show's exhibits were originally intended for sale, the proceeds from which were to be used for the ...

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