Johana Lomová

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Johana Lomová is an assistant professor at the Department of Theory and History of Art at the Academy of Arts (UMPRUM) in Prague.

She focuses on the period from the 1950s to the 1980s, especially the relationship between fine and applied arts in Czechoslovakia and the institutional preconditions of fine arts. At the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague she co-organised conferences (Boundaries of Experiments 2014, Between East and West 2012, Doctoral conference 2012) and participated in the editorial work of books (Catering Machine, Ad Akta 2, Ad Akta 1). She was a member of the NAKI fellowship that resulted in the exhibition and catalogue Building the State (National Gallery 2015/2016). She graduated from Charles University with a thesis on the theoretical foundations of Anglo-American land art in the Czech context. In 2015 she defended her dissertation on the artist Olga Karlíková at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

Since 2019 she is part of the Confrontations project led by Maja and Reuben Fowkes (Getty Foundation). She is a committee member of the Czech Association of Art Historians and a committee member of the Skutek Association. Since 2021 she is the chair of the Ethics Committee of UMPRUM.