Pavel Baňka

Pavel Baňka

born 1941, lives and works in Prague

Selected solo exhibitions
2016
Reflection – Photographs, Ceramic sculptures, with Jindra Viková, Schilt Gallery, Amsterdam
Reflexe, Josef Sudek Studio, Prague
Reflexe – Jam session, Ústí nad Labem House of Arts, Ústí nad Labem
2014 Early Figurative Work, with Jindra Viková, Josef Liesler Gallery, Kadaň
2013
At the Edge of the Day, Moravská TřebováFestival of Photography
Their Photography, dialogue with fifteen guests, Gallery 1st Floor, Prague
Infinity – Beyond Infinity, RTR Gallery, Paris
2012 Fading Light, Darkening Shadow, with Václav Kopecký, Entrance Gallery, Prague
2011
Marginalia and More, The Brno House of Arts, Brno
On Photography, Václav Špála Gallery, Prague
2010 From my Life, Gallery 5th Floor, Prague
2008 From collection of PPF Art, Gallery Louvre, Prague
2007 Transfigurated Night, Gallery Feducia, Ostrava
2006 Agraria et Marginalia, Czech Center, Paris
2005 Terezin – Mansfield, Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi
2005 Terezin / Mansfiled – Mansfield / Terezin, Format 05,University of Derby, Green Lane
2003 Terezin – Mansfield, National Gallery, Trade Fair Palace, Prague
2001–2003
Infinity, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague;
Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki;
Historisches Museum, Regensburg; City Gallery
Bratislava, Bratislava
1998–2000
Everything and Nothing, Gallery of Arts Karlovy Vary,
Prague Castle, Prague;
Fotografie Forum, Frankfurt;
Benham Studio Gallery, Seattle;
New Gallery Houston, Houston

Selected group exhibitions
2014
Homage to Otto Guttfreund, Rabasova Gallery Rakovník, Rakovník
Kmenové souvislosti, Gallery Natura, Průhonice
2013 Vnitřní okruh v současné české fotografii, GHMP, Prague
2011
Mutated Medium, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
Začarovaný kruh, Armaturka, Ústí nad Labem
2009 Tschechische Fotografie des 20. Jahrhunderts, Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
2008 Fotogenie identity, Dům pánů z Kunštátu, Brno
2006 Bohatství, Gallery U Bílého jednorožce, Klatovy
2005 Česká fotografie 20. století, GHMP, Prague
2000 Czechoslovak Photograph Today, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
1999 Czech Photography of the 1990s, Chicago Cultural Center

Selected Collections
The Gernsheim Collection, Austin; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Moravian Gallery, Brno; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Musée de l‘Elysée, Lausanne; The North Bohemian Museum in Liberec, Liberec; International Centre for Photography, New York; Polaroid Collection, Offenbach; Bibliothéque Nationale de France, Paris; GHMP, Prague; PPF Art, Prague; The Buhl Collection, Pittsburgh; George Eastman Museum, Rochester; Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse Artist‘s

Publications and Catalogues

Pavel Baňka, Kmenové souvislosti; Průhonice: Gallery Natura, 2014
Pavel Baňka, Jiří Ptáček, Jejich fotografie; The Faculty of Art and Design at Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem 2013
Pavel Baňka, Zjasněná noc; Ostrava: Gallery Fiducia, 2007
Pavel Baňka, Terezin – Mansfield; Prague: The National Gallery in Prague, 2003
Pavel Baňka, Infinity; Prague: Galerie Rudolfinum, 2001
Pavel Baňka, Infinity (Photograhs 1997–2000); New York: Alan Klotz, 2001
Pavel Baňka, Everything and Nothing; Prague: Prague House of Photography, 1998
Pavel Baňka, Vzpomínky a představy; Prague: F. I. K., 1991