Martina Pachmanová


Martina Pachmanová is an Czech art historian, independent curator, and writer. She is Assistant Professor at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Czech Republic. Over the last ten years, she has curated more than twenty exhibitions. Her essays and articles on modern and contemporary art, many of them dealing with issues of gender, sexual politics and feminism, have been published in periodicals and exhibition catalogues in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

She is the author of several books: Mobile Fidelities: Conversations on Feminism, History, and Visuality (Prague 2001, English version:, Invisible Woman: Anthology of Contemporary Texts on Feminism, History, and Visual Culture in the U.S. (Prague 2002), Unknown Territories of Czech Modern Art: Through the Looking Glass of Gender (Prague 2004), and a monograph on a forgotten Czech female modernist Milada Marešová: Painter of New Objectivity (Prague, Brno 2008). Last year, she co-edited the book Artemis and Dr. Faust: Women in Czech and Slovak Art History (together with Milena Bartlová; Prague 2008).