Art collector, patron and founder of the Museum Kampa in Prague.
Art collector, patron and founder of the Museum Kampa in Prague, which exhibits her wide collection of modern Central European art. After the Communist takeover in 1948, she remained abroad, where she met exiles of the Czech intellectual and artistic elite. Since the 1950s, she has been intensively collecting the works of the world-famous Czech painter František Kupka.
The illustrated project Czech Heroines was inspired by the centenary of voting rights for Czech women and the 200th anniversary of the birth of the prominent Czech writer Božena Němcová. It is a joint project by the Czech Centres, the Faculty of Design and Art at the University of West Bohemia and Radio Prague International.