The solo show Satin, Soil, Stomach by Hungarian-Romanian artist Adrian Kiss presents, alongside recent works, the artist’s new textile-based objects and metal installations that were created specifically for this exhibition at VUNU Gallery.
Kiss is one of the best-known names of his generation in Hungary, who has gained recognition
Graphic artist and illustrator Enikő Katalin Eged will open an exhibition entitled Varázskert (Magic Garden) on 30 June at the Museum of Ethnography in Budapest.
Felrajzolt könyvek (Drawing Books—the Transl.) is the latest experimental space of the MaDok program, which invites contemporary artists to draw on a black painted
French–Iranian architect-designer India Mahdavi designed a colorful, homely set for a Pierre Bonnard exhibition in Melbourne.
Pierre Bonnard was a French impressionist painter (1867–1947). The exhibition features over 100 works spanning paintings, screens, drawings, photographs, and cinema, that tell the story of Bonnard’s career.
Mahdavi has exploded
The Europe Archive made by the Dutch Erik Kessels and the French Thomas Mailaender is a long-term project that aims to reconstruct a collective memory of Europe by presenting their collection of unique artefacts which they have gathered at European flea markets, second-hand and antique shops, and the internet.
Sándor Petőfi is Hungary’s national poet, who has a street named after him in almost every village. The members of the documentary photography collective Pictorial Collective have traveled thousands of kilometers over a year and a half to capture life on the Petőfi Streets.
The cult of Sándor Petőfi
Designer Helle Mardahl created this quirky Copenhagen interior in the color palette of Wes Anderson’s 2014 film.
As part of the 3 Days of Design exhibition, candy-colored glass took over the Danish apartment. The end result is more like a contemporary art exhibition than a ‘real’ interior, but the
Robert Capa, the Photojournalist, the world’s first permanent exhibition of Robert Capa’s life’s work, has opened in the new exhibition space of the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center.
The unique exhibition presents about 140 photographs from the series, including many that have become iconic, and explores the
Stories of cities, female artists, environmental impact, glass, metal, and textile design—we show you which exhibitions to see this summer, showcasing the work of Central and Eastern European artists from across the region.
Art in the Age of the Anthropocene
Is art possible and needed during an environmental crisis?
Fans, attention! In addition to the many objects used during the filming, which are characteristic of the director’s aesthetic, the exhibition will also recreate one of the key locations of the story.
Wes Anderson’s latest film, which premiered at Cannes, is about to hit cinemas worldwide. Asteroid City
The Budapest branch of the museum, known for its lifelike wax figures, will be the 24th in the world and will open on May 25 with 51 celebrity effigies.
For more than 250 years, Madame Tussauds has been inviting people to walk the red carpet and get closer to the
How do human brains resemble cities, cells resemble urbanites? How can an ordinary urban photograph explain biological phenomena and how can abstract art reveal the brain’s evolution? Biophilia, an exhibition at the K11 Labor in Budapest, is the result of the joint reflections and work of brain scientist Dániel
The exhibition, which opens on 26 May, will be accompanied by a new series of photographs and installations at Galerie Krinzinger.
Marina Abramović returns to the consideration of the body in a new exhibition Energy Clothes. The Serbian-born artist is known primarily for her performance art, so it is no
The five-story gallery EPO1, converted from the former power plant in Poříčí, Trutnov, will open on 24 May.
In 2020, local businessman Rudolf Kasper and his wife started the renovation and complete transformation of the former power plant in Poříčí, Trutnov, to create a huge art center. The 3,400-square-meter
In the recently opened Flavor–Memory–Posters, MOME graphic designers recall their memories of salami.
The iconic brand Pick and the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME) have started a collaboration to bring back generations of salami memories through the power of visual culture. We have previously reported on
Why is there too much freedom on the canvas, why is brand building important even in a narrow field, and why don’t instant ideas work for installations? Adrian Kiss, who will soon have another solo exhibition in Košice, Slovakia, talked about this.
Was there a memorable moment in your
Q Contemporary's Ilona Keserü: ALL exhibition pays tribute to the exceptional career of artist Ilona Keserü, who celebrates her 90th birthday this year. Rather than taking a chronological approach, the structure of the exhibition is provided by its focus on motifs and themes, allowing the artist's work to be presented
A museum in Vienna has used classic paintings to raise awareness of how much the treasures we take for granted could change because of global warming.
“It’s going to get a few degrees warmer in winter, so what?”, say many people about global warming. The Leopold Museum in Vienna
A 15-meter Lego version of Water Lilies was created for an exhibition at the Design Museum in London.
It’s not the first time we’ve heard the Lego brand associated with a piece of fine art, as we’ve bought cube sets that can be used to display works
The iconic design museum’s latest exhibition features stunning images that highlight the enormous architectural importance of gardens.
Even the most innovative building means little if its garden doesn’t reflect its spirit, or is neglected or boring—a rule well understood by the commissioners of the most beautiful palaces
The Danysz gallery in Paris presents the works of three artists—one French, one German and one Hungarian—in the Abstract Experience exhibition.
The exhibition explores the renewal of geometric abstraction in our modern generation. From Tomislav Topic’s colorful installations to Sebastien Preschoux’s perfect lines and Zsuzsanna Kóródi’
Latvian still lifes, groundbreaking Polish sculpture, and Czech press photography—here are the exhibitions to see this spring, showcasing artwork from Central and Eastern Europe in the region and beyond.
Re-encounter: The Art Collection of Yakov Rubinstein
Warsaw-born Yakov Rubinstein (1900-1983) was one of the earliest Soviet art collectors. Although
The Party in the 21st Century team has created a unique cultural asset in Slovakia. The team for this extraordinary project consists of photographers Ľubomír Sabo and Zuzana Sénášiová, ethnologist Katarína Sabová, two talented painters Sarah Avni and Ivana Mintálová, and face painters Andrea Ľubocká and Patrik Rago. Their aim
The exhibition, opening on 3 March, will showcase the work of the most talented local designers competing for the Czech Grand Design Award.
The Czech Grand Design Award aims to highlight the country’s best designers and has long been considered Czechia’s most important creative competition. This year, eighty
Fuzzy Earth collective’s latest installation, unfortunate yet brave species, explores the attempted biological resurrection of the extinct Rapa Nui (Easter Island) ecosystem and its ethical implications.
The Rapa Nui people who populated Easter Island drove some of the island’s flora and fauna to extinction over a period of
An exciting online exhibition gives you a behind-the-scenes peek into the process of the brilliant designer and artist Ray Eames’ iconic objects.
Probably no one needs an introduction to the Eames couple: working together in the mid-20th century, Charles and Ray laid the foundation for modern design. The work of
Listening to music in a Barkas van, peeking behind the Iron Curtain, and having a Bambi soda⁽¹⁾ at the bar— the first temporary exhibition of the House of Music Hungary brings the retro feeling to Budapest along with music history curiosities.
The first temporary exhibition of the House of Music
What does an average apartment in the Czech capital look like and how do prices compare to other European cities? These are among the questions that the exhibition Prague Tomorrow? Houses and Apartments seeks to answer.
Prague is experiencing a housing crisis, with far more people looking for a home
The New Mediations exhibition at MODEM Center for Modern and Contemporary Art in Debrecen, Hungary, explores the impact of the internet on art through the works of thirteen international Gen-Y artists. The show highlights cross-cultural influence and the overlap between digital and analogue art forms.
Author: Vanessa Murrell
The Budapest History Museum—Castle Museum’s new exhibition, Kádár (játék)katonái (meaning Kádár’s [Toy] Soldiers), presents the world of injection-molded plastic figures of the twentieth century and their socio-political aspects. Why were the toy soldiers from Hungary special within the Eastern Bloc? Which countries’ figures made it across
Paris, here we come! Around 2,000 interior design brands will be represented at the expo, which starts on Thursday, including several local brands.
Twice a year, Maison&Objet, one of the world’s most prestigious interior design exhibitions, is held in Paris as part of the Paris Design Week.
The pop-up exhibition of the Museum of Ethnography entitled They Tie the Knot (free translation) introduces visitors to the traditions of wearing headscarves in Hungarian, Jewish, and Muslim cultures.
In addition to its concealing and protective function, the headscarf has become a multi-layered symbol of women’s identity, social status,
Before or after the Bejgli, but at the latest after the New Year’s lentils, head to Vienna, where three special exhibitions are on show until the early January.
BASQUIAT. The Retrospective
One of the best-known artists of the 1980s New York art scene, Jean-Michel Basquiat went from street graffiti
After three years, Europe’s most influential interior and design fair will finally return to its original spring date of 18-23 April in Milan.
In the past three years, like all major events, the Salone del Mobile has had to contend with the horror of the coronavirus: some fairs were
The abstract artist’s paintings and installations are on display at the Kepes Institute in Eger until next March.
For the second time, the paintings of contemporary painter Márta Kucsora will be shown in Hungary in a solo exhibition, this time at the Kepes Institute in Eger. Her paintings are
The work of one of the best-known Slovak artists is on display at London’s legendary contemporary museum.
London’s Tate Modern is one of the world’s most important contemporary art centers, so it’s a remarkable feat to have a solo exhibition in the institution. Although Maria Bartuszová
The exhibition Magyar Modern (Hungarian Modernists—the Transl.) at the Berlinische Galerie showcases the works of the most prominent artists of the Hungarian avant-garde movement between 1910 and 1933. This is the first time such a comprehensive overview has been presented.
From a cultural-historical point of view, this is an
An internationally important exhibition of works by Imre Bukta opens in Budapest.
Ten years ago, the Kunsthalle in Budapest set a new visitor record with an exhibition of one of the country’s most famous contemporary painters, Imre Bukta, and since then, no other contemporary exhibition in Hungary has been
The success story of Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design of Budapest and Mercedes-Benz began twenty years ago. To mark the occasion, we interviewed Robert Lešnik, Head of Exterior Design at Mercedes-Benz.
The world-famous German automotive company and the Hungarian university celebrated 20 years of cooperation with a groundbreaking exhibition,
Chair Pairs, the exhibition of the Museum of Ethnography in Budapest presents the interplay between the objects from the institution’s collection, the knowledge about them, and the expressive possibilities of contemporary design. How was the exhibition created? What can become a chair? What is a chair and how far
The Kiscell Museum in Budapest is hosting a design showcase featuring works from 24 countries until the 6th of November.
The initiative, which dates back 18 years, is showcasing the work of 214 artists from 24 countries in Budapest this year. As in previous years, the works, projects, and objects
Recently, our inner world has been affected by a number of negative external factors. And the Printa team wondered: are we really more psychologically burdened or are we simply more concerned with our inner world and the traumas it has suffered? In order to explore this topic and to develop
Ancient Greek culture meets contemporary techniques in a solo show by Greek artist Andreas Angelidakis in the underground dome of Espace Niemeyer, one of Paris’ most iconic buildings.
Focusing on a critical evaluation of antiquity, the exhibition explores how Greek culture and archaeology are perceived and consumed by contemporary society
The NARchitekTURA team has surprised art lovers with another unique installation: after the Renaissance collection exhibited in the summer, and Botticelli’s The Story of Virginia, we can once again see a masterpiece from the past in an unusual context. This time, Rembrandt’s truly exceptional painting The Polish Rider
On 6 October, Szimbio Lab will open an exhibition on biodesign at the K11 LABOR gallery on Király Street.
Alexandra Kis-Baraksó, a designer of Manera Studio, founded the Szimbio Lab group in 2021 together with Dori Márföldi and Fanni Huszár. The members of the collective incorporate innovative contemporary design trends
The new exhibition at the Budapest Gallery explores the question of East-Central European identity through the work of young artists born around the time of the regime change, thus for whom it is not necessarily a privileged point of reference.
Earlier this year, the MODEM in Debrecen hosted an exhibition
What role do women have in science and arts? Challenging patriarchal traditions, Orshi Drozdik asks this question in her latest exhibition at the Mai Manó House in Budapest.
Photography, literature, feminism, performance art, sculpture, painting, drawing, installation, video: 20 years of Orshi Drozdik’s multifaceted creative world is on display
The DECODE Award 2022 invites applications from young architects, visual and applied artists, with the aim of strengthening the links between the co-arts and raising awareness of the importance of works that are built on the concept of a philosophical idea and creating value.
BORD Architectural Studio is launching the
His fans might not have been aware of the sculptor ambitions of the actor/legend, but Brad Pitt’s works immediately made it to a museum. In the Art Museum in Tampere, Finland, Pitt exhibits with Nick Cave among others.
The latest exhibition of the Sara Hildén Art Museum in
S/ALON BUDAPEST interior design fair awaits visitors between 23 and 25 September 2022 in Budapest—the event, brought to you by the cooperation of 136 professional partners and world brands, focuses on Hungarian glass this time.
The organizers of the International Year of Glass 2022 and S/ALON, together
On the 10th of September, the first TEDxBalaton conference will be held, where topics such as sustainability, future transportation, technological developments, and inspiring human life stories will be discussed.
The discussions will be specific to Lake Balaton, yet their impact and insights will be globally relevant. The organizers, Krisztina Sághy
SUMO Prague is a meeting place for international galleries, artists, curators, collectors, and art journalists in the Czech capital. Now in its third edition, the event will be open from the 1st of September to the 14th of October this year. The event, which will showcase current trends in contemporary
Between September 1 and 23, the Virág Judit Gallery and the Bodó Gallery and Auction House will be hosting an unusual exhibition and fair. More than 600 works by painter and graphic artist Miklós Németh will be on sale, giving visitors the chance to decorate their walls with contemporary paintings
The professional duo of artist Zsófia Keresztes and curator Mónika Zsikla is energetic, friendly and very competent. With their exhibition titled “After Dreams: I Dare to Defy the Damage”, they became the first female artist-curator duo to attend and show in the Hungarian pavilion of Venice Biennale*. The statues covered
This is the 8th edition of the Budapest Jewelry Week (BJW), organized in collaboration with SYDA—Studio of Young Designers Association. The event will take place between 12 and 18 September 2022 and aims to promote contemporary jewelry, giving the opportunity to Hungarian and foreign artists to present their latest
Built in 1828, the historically listed Cukrarna has been a sugar refinery, tobacco factory, textile mill, military barracks, and homeless shelter, but the Ljubljana building has also been a temporary home to many Slovenian poets and writers throughout its history. Scapelab won the international competition to renovate this special space.
Forty-three artists, more than four hundred reproductions, over almost four hundred pages: the Youhu publication, which combines the words “young” and “Hungarian”, promotes the greatness of Hungarian visual art and puts it in an international context. As the initiators of the project say, it presents the best Hungarian artists of
The great era of rebirth returns to Warsaw’s Royal Castle: the special interiors of the royal castle serve as a temporary home of Renaissance works from the Accademia Carrara Collection, including such gems as Sandro Botticelli’s “The Story of Virginia”. The works borrowed from the Bergamo collection form
A pink stage, a text drawing strange shapes on the wall, and flickering, fluctuating magenta lights in the background: we are in one of the exhibition spaces of the MODEM Modern and Contemporary Arts Centre in Debrecen. We took a closer look at the unusual exhibition of Polarism on the
Each exhibition of the Kunsthalle is accessible for 200 HUF from 26 July to 16 August, on Tuesdays, in the framework of the KEDDEN KÉTSZAZ initiative!
The Kunsthalle’s current exhibitions:
• Common Space | II National Salon of Industry and Design 2022
• Metamorphosis of Light | Exhibition of Teréz Borza
• 11th Grotesque
The Kapos ART Fine Art and Industrial Art Association organizes the exhibition in connection with the International Grotesque Fine Arts and Applied Arts Competition for the 11th time. In Budapest, however, the exhibition is on display for the first time, which takes place in the Kunsthalle and then in the
We can discover how a keyboard instrument works, use a ball track to lay out the famous theme song from Harry Potter, paint sounds with a holoventilator, or even hear how our own name would sound if it were a tune or even get into the shoes of a conductor.
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