Motto: In an age when growing numbers of people tend to think dangerously alike, art´s capacity to suspend, even for a moment, our habitual ways of seeing may well prove to be of its greatest value.
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The exhibition presents a selection of over three hundred works from the collection of French collector Bruno Decharme, which is one of the most comprehensive collections of contemporary art brut in the world. Aside from a presentation of art brut works, the intent of the exhibition is to break down the stereotypical understanding of the artistic expression of artists who are often standing on the fringes of society.
Spend four summer Saturdays with your children in a gallery surrounded by works of art, and accompanied by our instructors, enjoy creative workshops as a family. The DOX Centre’s summer programmes are filled with games and interactive encounters with actual exhibitions and architecture of DOX's building.
Three photographers from Respekt Magazine were there during floods, election campaigns, the NATO convoy, and a solar eclipse. Their photographs show the extent to which the exceptional moments of our lives are linked with banal everyday ones. And that one cannot imagine one without the other.
The second part of the Art Brut Live exhibition consists of over one hundred images by Swiss photographer Mario Del Curto. His portraits of art brut artists, along with documentary images of the environment in which the artists live and work, are a unique key to understanding their work.
In July, the Art Archive presents the activities of the Pravěk / Prehistory association (2 Jul – 2 Aug 2015), which strives to promote texts by independent authors. Until the end of August, the Film Posters and Books exhibition (2 Jul – 30 Aug 2015) features around 80 film posters and dozens of book covers created in Czechoslovakia from the late 1950s until 1989. All of the exhibited posters, including work by Zdenek Seydl, Karel Teissig, or Josef Flejšar, come from the Terry’s Socks collection.
This exhibition at the DOX by Qubus design shop features glass vases by Martin Hlubuček loosely inspired by the shapes of buoys and a symbol of a safe territory around us. This limited series made with opal-coloured fused glass works with the lightness and transparency of the glass as well as the monumentality that the material permits.