Born 1974 in Český Brod, Czechoslovakia

 

Education

1993-1999

Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, School of Drawing under Jitka Svobodová, and School of Conceptual Tendencies under Miloš Šejn

1996

University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), Facultad de Bellas Artes, Cuenca, Spain

Solo exhibitions

2021

Jaromír Novotný: Other Things Held Constant, curated by Marika Svobodová, Brno House of Arts
Jaromír Novotný, There is never nothing, SPZ galerie, Prague

2020

Just a Narrow Range of Possible Things, Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Hong Kong, HK
Jaromír Novotný, Slow Gestures, Museum der Wahrnehmung, Graz, AT

2017

The Body of a Painting, hunt kastner, Prague
Jaromír Novotný, Axel Vervoordt, Hong Kong
Vícehlas | Polyphony, curated by Petr Vaňouš, Galerie Dům, Broumov Monastery, Broumov
Mirror, Mirror, Jaromír Novotný & Finbar Ward, Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp, BE

2016

What a Painting Wants, Georg Kargl Box, Vienna, AU
White Room, Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp, BE
Jaromír Novotný, Echo Chamber, Annex14, Zurich, CH

2015

Back Light, curated by Václav Janoščík, House of Arts České Budějovice
Fern Flower: Jaromír Novotný and Michał Budny, curated by Marek Pokorny, collaborative exhibition project, Ostrava City Gallery
Jaromir Novotny and Gizela Mickiewicz, curated by Patrycja Rylko, Gdansk City Gallery, PL

2014

Lower Forms, curated by Pavel Švec, 35m2, Prague
Fermata, Bílý nástěnka, Školská 28 Communication Space, Prague
Pinboard, k.art.on, Karlin studios, Prague
Elevation, Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp, BE
Introduction, intervention in the Church of the Holy Saviour, Prague

2013

Key, LWZ Projekte, Vienna, AU
#11, Galerie Na shledanou, Volyně
Guiding Lines, hunt kastner, Prague

2012

Visible Formats, Prague City Gallery at the Old Town Hall, Prague
Paintings, Kolumba, Kunstmuseum des Erzbistums Köln, Raum 10, Köln, DE

2011

Black,with Ondřej Váša, Galerie SPZ, Prague
Light Black, Geukens & De Vil, Knokke, BE

2010

Visible Paintings, Jiri Svestka Berlin, DE
Three Paintings, Barka-Fokus, Ústí nad Labem

2009

Transition Point, Jiri Svestka Gallery, Prague
Finisterrae, Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp, BE

2008

Observation Point, Jiří Jílek Gallery, Šumperk
Restricted area, Via Art Gallery, Prague
Emergency Exit, Geukens & De Vil, Knokke, Belgium & Dole Gallery, Ostrava

2007

Welcome!, Felix Jenewein Municipal Gallery, Kutná Hora

Group exhibitions

2021

Jaromír Novotný & Jiří Thýn, Galerie Ferdinand Bauman, Prague
Silence & Space, Axel Vervoordt, Wijnegem, BE
Laconica biennial, Tsekh gallery, Vilnius, LT

2019

The Gulf Between, Art Centre de Warande in Turnhout, Belgium
Presque rien, Geukens & De Vil, Knokke, Belgium
drj – dr. julius | ap, zeitgenössisch konzeptuell minimal konkret, Berlin-Schönenberg, Berlin
Retina, 8smička, Humpolec
ZA PRAVDU…, Galerie Jaroslava Fragnera, Prague
Jasanský/Polák/Novotný, Galerie Závodný, Mikulov
Quodlibet, curated by Karel Císař, hunt kastner, Prague

2018

Une question de temps, Galerie Jean Brolly, Paris, FR
Theft by dictionary, Emil Filla gallery, Ústí nad Labem
XII Triennal of Small Objects and Works on Paper, curated by Mária Janušová & Erik Vilím, Slovenské banské múzeum – Galéria Jozefa Kollára, Banská Štiavnica, SK
Tangents, curated by Karel Srp, Brno House of Arts at the House of the Lords of Kunštát, Brno

2017

Echo chamber, Annex Gallery, Zurich, CH
František Demeter, Jaromír Novotný, Kay Walkowiak, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava, SK
8th New Zlín Salon, Krajská galerie výtvarného umění ve Zlíně, Zlín
Intuition, curated by Daniela Ferretti and Axel Vervoordt, Palazzo Fortuny, Fondazione Musei Civici Venezia, Venice, IT
Mirror, Mirror, Jaromír Novotný and Finbar Ward, Guekins & De Vil, Antwerp, BE
Inner Image. Appearing/disappearing images, curated by František Kowolowski and Monika Szewczyk, Galeria Arsenał, Białystok, PL
Zaostřeno na neurčito, curated by Karel Srp, Topičův salon, Prague

2016

Light I, Light Experiments, Fotogalerie Wien, AT
Generosity: the Art of Giving, curated by Adam Budak, Kinsky Palace Asian Collection, Prague National Gallery
Forms of Silence, curated by Marc Chauveau, Couvent La Tourette, Eveux, FR

2015

Jaromir Novotny and Gizela Mickiewicz, curated by Patrycja Rylko, Gdansk City Gallery, PL
4+4 Days in Motion, curated by Radek Wohlmuth, Desfoursky palac, Prague
Markus Amm, Barbara Kasten, Jaromir Novotny, Dirk Stewen, Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg DE
Transparency, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna, AU
Aeolsharfe, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Christliche Kunst, Munich, DE
Light Image and Data Image – Traces of Concrete Photography, Museum im Kulturspeicher Wuerzburg, DE<

2014

Zlatý věk. Reminiscence kubismu v současném výtvarném umění, Dům umění města Brna | The Brno House of Arts, Brno
On White and On White II, Geukens & De Vil, Knokke; Antwerp, BE
7th New Zlín Salon, Regional Gallery of Fine Arts in Zlín

2013

Diskrétní transformace | Discreet Transformation, Topičův salon, Prague
Velké ticho | The Big Silence, curated by Petra Příkazská, Gallery of Modern Art, Hradec Králové
From Now Everything Will Be Beautiful, Kisterem, Budapest, HU

2012

Na houby / For John Cage, Gottfrei, Opava

2011

Turned Down, curated by Pavel Hajek, Wannieck Gallery, Brno
Plane, Depth, Space, curated by Petr Ingerle, Moravian Gallery in Brno

2010

Fundaments & Sediments – The Toy Mutiny 2011, curated by Petr Vaňous, Prague City Gallery at the Municipal Library, Prague

2009

Prague Biennale 4 (Expanded Painting 3), curated by Daniel Pitín, Karlin Hall, Prague

2008

NtroCITY, Topičův salon, curated by Petr Vaňous, Prague
Illusion of Space – Attempt at a New Reading, curated by Barbora Geržová Nitra Gallery, Nitra, SK
Lettrismus, Gallery of Modern Art, Roudnice nad Labem

2007

Resetting – Alternative ways to objectivity, curated by Petr Vaňous, Prague City Gallery

2006

Next Station Arcadia, Gallery of Modern Art, Roudnice nad Labem

2003

Konfrontace Svárov, curated by Jitka Handlová, Svárov

1996

Biennale of Young Artists Zvon´96, curated by The Soros Center for Contemporary Art, House of the Stone Bell at the Prague City Gallery

Selected bibliography

La Tourette – Formes of Silence: Geneviève Asse, Jaromír Novotný, Friederike von Rauch, Michel Verjux, exhibition catalog, Bernard Chauveau Editeur, 2016
Radoslava Schmelzová, Rozhovor s Jaromírem Novotným, Ateliér 12/2014
Norbert Schmidt, Introdukce Jaromíra Novotného, Art & Antiques 4/2014
Martin Škabraha, Pokora ducha před hmotou, text k výstavě #11 +, fotodokumentace, Galerie Na shledanou #2, s.31-35
Petr Vaňous, Jaromír Novotný, Vyklízím místo náhodě / Leaving Room for Chance, Fotograf #21, Prague 2013
Filip Šenk, Když obrazy předsvěčivě mlčí, Lidové noviny, exhibition review, 12. 4. 2013
Radek Wohlmut, Duch barvy je hřibitovní galerii, Lidové noviny, exhibitionr review, 25. 10. 2013
Stefan Kraus, Das Wesentliche der Malerei betrifft das Unsagbare. Überlegungen zu den Werken von Jaromir Novotny, Kunst und Kirche 1/2013
Václav Krůček, Formát Jaromíra Novotného, Ateliér 12/2012
Radek Wohlmuth, Jaromír Novotný, Art & Antiques 7+8/2012
Karel Srp, Viditelné formáty / Visible Formats, solo exhibition catalogue, City Gallery Prague, 2012
Petr Ingerle, Plane, Depth, Space, exhibition catalogue, Moravian Gallery in Brno, 2011
Petr Vaňous, Fundaments & Sediments, exhibition catalogue, City Gallery Prague, 2011
Petr Vaňous, Jaromír Novotný; Transition Point, solo exhibition catalogue, Jiri Svestka Gallery, 2009
Praguebiennale 4 (Expanded Painting 3), exhibition catalogue, Giancarlo Politi Editore 2009
Ondřej Váša, Jaromír Novotný, Finisterrae, exhibition catalogue, Geukens & De Vil, 2009
Barbora Geržová, Illusion of Space, exhibition catalogue, Nitra Gallery 2008