Karpuchina Gallery is a private experimental commercial gallery specializing in contemporary art. A complex biotope with a high level of artworks to fish for.
Karpuchina Gallery is a cutting-edge exhibition space located in Prague's cultural and historical center. The gallery showcases a broad range of media in contemporary art, from painting and video art to drawing and sculptures. It presents a carefully curated and diverse exhibition program divided into four spaces.
The Lower Exhibition Hall, for monumentally scaled exhibitions, The Ground Floor, “the shopping window” gallery which aims to present alternative projects of emerging artists, Late-night TV, the night “showcase” gallery focusing exclusively on video art, and an external rhizome gallery, the Aquarium Showroom, where you can observe works of emerging artists through the glass in their artificial habitat, located a short swim away at the Ema Espresso cafe, Na Florenci 3.
Sometimes you aim for a high number; sometimes, it is about waiting patiently for the right one. Observing, understanding, and being a part is what makes you enriched. Whether you are an aquatic enthusiast, an experienced fisherman, or at the beginning of your fishing journey - know that the good things come to those who capture them, and well, sometimes, small fish can be tastier than the big ones! Karpuchina Gallery is here to guide you with years of experience in fresh and salt waters and numerous extraordinary catches. To highlight our mission, “Most of the world is covered by
water art. A fisherman's gallerist's job is simple: Pick out the best parts.” - Charles Waterman.
Let's explore the ocean of contemporary art and fish together. You will catch your goldfish sooner or later!
Founded in 2016 under the name White Pearl Gallery, the project “experimental commercial gallery” began by bringing together a young collective of artists and friends under the leadership of Alexandra Karpuchina, a graduate of Intermedia Art at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. The gallery reopened in 2020 under the current name and at a new, lucrative address in Prague 1. True to its location, in a historical building that in 1981 used to be a Fish Market on Rybná (Fish) Street, the gallery logo became a fish.