The archives of the AVU Research Centre are developed in tandem with research projects. Documents on contemporary Czech art are stored in physical and digital form. The archive is published in online databases.

It is possible to study AVU Research Centre archives in situ by prior arrangement.

Picture Archive

Documentation of Czech modern and contemporary art

Archive of Artists

Collections of several Czech artists’ portfolios

Archive of Institutions

Documentation of operations on the Czech art scene

Text Archive

A collection of manifestoes and theoretical and critical texts on Czech modern and contemporary art

Video Archive

The systematic collection of Czech video art and video documentation


Database of Czech contemporary art


Selective library for the study of Czech visual culture after 1945