Katarína Beňová studied at the Department of Art History at the Comenius University in Bratislava between 1995 – 2001, where she also finished her PhD. studies in 2010. Since 2000 she is working as a curator of the 19 th century fine arts at Slovak national Gallery and since 2007 at the Department of Art History as teaching assistant. Her main area of intereste is 19 th century fine art of the Central Europe with the focus of biedermeier, and work of Ladislav Mednyánszky. She prepared curatorial project as Mednyásnzky (2003 – 2004), A.Strobl (2006), J. Rombauer (2009), Two landscapes (2014) and Biedermeier (2015).