Anna Pravdová is an art historian and curator of the Collection of Modern Art at the National Gallery in Prague. She previously worked as a curator in the collection of Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery in Prague. She holds a PhD in Art History from Charles University in Prague and the University Paris I – Sorbonne for her research on Czech artists in France from 1918-1945. Her thesis on the topic received the John Jaffé Prize in France. She is the author of several monographs, catalogs, and studies concerning Czech artists living abroad and Czech-French relations in art and culture. She has curated a series of exhibitions on this topic, for example Jiří Kolář & Beatrice Bizot / Correspondage (2012); Jan Křížek (1919-1985) and the Paris Art Scene in the 1950s (2013); Caught by the Night: Czechs Artists in France 1938-1945 (2015). In 2015, she was a Fulbright Research Scholar at the Art Institute of Chicago, where she conducted research for her book on Czech artists in the United States during WWII. Recently, she authored two monographs: Jan Křížek (1919-1985): The Human Must Be There and Senorita Franco and the Bloody Hound: The Painter, Cartoonist, and Illustrator Antonín Pelc (1895–1967) (co-edited with Tomáš Winter). Anna’s research interests include art history of the twenty century in the social and historical contexts and the relationship among art, literature, and politics.