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Tomáš Pospiszyl (*1967) is an art historian, educator, writer and curator based in Prague.  He graduated from Charles University in Prague and Bard College in New York. He worked as a curator of The National Gallery in Prague (1997-2002) and was a research fellow at The Museum of Modern Art in New York (2000). Since 2016 he serves as a Chair of the Department of Art Theory and History at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague.Projects authored by Tomas Pospiszyl range from period of early modernism, avant-garde, neo-avant-garde to contemporary art. His publications in English include, among others, an anthology Primary Documents; A Sourcebook for Eastern and Central European Art since the 1950s., which he edited together with Laura Hoptman, (MIT Press, MoMA, 2002), or selection of his essays An Associative Art History; Comparative Studies of Neo-Avant-Gardes in a Bipolar World (JRP Ringier & Les Presses du Réel, Zurich 2017). His current research involves official art in postwar Czechoslovakia or work of critic Jindřich Chalupecký.