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Daniel Grúň

Daniel Grúň is an art historian, curator, and writer. He studied art history at Trnava University (Slovakia). In 2009, he completed his Ph.D. thesis on art criticism of the 1960s in Czechoslovakia. He co-curated the first international retrospective, "Július Koller: One Man Anti Show" (MSN/Warsaw, mumok/Vienna, Museion/Bolzano), and has been writing on artist archives, self-historicization, and legacy of neo-Avant-Gardes. Currently, he is working as Assoc. Prof. at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava and the Institute of Art History, Slovak Academy of Sciences. In addition, he is in charge of the Július Koller Society, lives and works in Bratislava. The most recent contributions include What Will Be Already Exists: Temporalities of Cold War Archives in Central-East Europe and Beyond (Eds. Emese Kürti, Zsuzsa László. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2021); White Space in White Space = Biely priestor v bielom priestore, 1973−1982. Stano Filko, Miloš Laky, Ján Zavarský (Eds. Daniel Grúň, Christian Höller, Kathrin Rhomberg. Vienna: SCHLEBRÜGGE.EDITOR 2021); ČS KONCEPT 70. Let [Czechoslovak Conceptual Art of the 1970s] (Ed. Denisa Kujelová. Brno: Fait Gallery, 2021); Subjective Histories. Self-historicisation as Artistic Practice in Central-East Europe (Ed. Daniel Grúň. Bratislava: Veda, 2020); Tomáš Štrauss. Beyond the Great Divide: Essays on European Avant-gardes from East to West (Eds. Daniel Grúň, Henry Meyric Hughes, Jean-Marc Poinsot. Dijon: Les presses du réel, 2020). Vlado Martek: this Book is Better than Ideal (Eds. Alenka Gregorič, Ksenija Orelj. Ljubljana: Muzej in galerije mesta Ljubljana, 2020.