Tomáš Pospiszyl (*1967) is a Czech critic, curator and art historian. He studied at Charles University in Prague and Bard College in New York. He worked as a curator at The National Gallery in Prague (1997-2002), and was a research fellow at The Museum of Modern Art in New York (2000). Since 2003 he teaches Art History at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and since 2012 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. Projects authored by Tomáš Pospiszyl range from period of early modernism, mid 20th century avant-garde to contemporary art. He is particularly interested in popular culture (book Octobriana and Russian Underground, 2004, book and exhibition Planet Eden, 2010) and art created during the Cold War on both sides of the Iron Curtain (collection of essays Comparative Studies, 2005, book on public art from the time of socialism Aliens and Herons, 2014). He serves at the board of tranzit.cz, an art initiative in the Czech Republic, for which he prepared exhibitions, lectures and public programs, most recently performative exhibition Július Koller Archive: Study Room, 2012. He edited volume on photographers Lukas Jasansky/Martin Polak (JRP Ringier and tranzit, 2012). His latest book is a collection of essays An Associative History of Art, tranzit 2014). 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).