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Jitka Šosová

Jitka Šosová is an art historian based in Prague. She studied at Charles University and the Academy of Art, Architecture and Design (UMPRUM), both in Prague, and Université de Bourgogne, in Dijon, France. She holds degrees in Art History and Theory and History of Design and New Media. She is currently a PhD candidate at UMPRUM, Prague. In her research, she focuses on the interactions between art and politics in the 20th century. Recently, she concluded a four-year research project focused on a collection of fine art assembled by Czechoslovakian presidents in the Prague Castle between 1918 and 1953 and together with her colleague Markéta Ježková presented their findings in a form of a show and a book Well then, Go Ahead and Buy It! Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk and Art Collection for Prague Castle (Prague Castle, 2018). In addition, she has been working for the National Gallery Prague as a lecturer and curator for education (since 2008). Currently, she also teaches at UMPRUM, Prague City University, and Scholastika College, Prague.