Katarina Rusnakova: “Every Institution is a Tool for Violence”

Katarína Rusnáková was appointed Director of Collections at the Prague National Gallery at Veletržní Palác on August 1, 1999. She previously worked at the Povážská galéria in Žilina, Slovakia.

L. L. & K. C.: Over the past three years, a total of four people have worked in the position of director of the modern and contemporary art collection. In what state did you find this institution when you arrived in early July?

K. R.: When I arrived here, I intentionally put aside all illusions and prejudice. I entered an environment which I expected to be marred by several years of … Read more