The Hungarian Glass Art Society has organized its group exhibition for the third time entitled HuGlass 2017 with over 60 Hungarian and foreign artists, including MMA members with more than 100 art works. A selection was formerly visible on the Art Market, but the main exhibition opened on 18 October and can be seen in St. Stephen's Basilica until 12 November. The event is supported and partnered by MMA.
Jubilee exhibition of György Fekete
Resigning President of MMA has turned 85 and on this occasion a jubilee exhibition opened in Vigadó, the centre of MMA. After his lifework of interior design and interior planning well-known interior designer György Fekete developed an elsewhere unknown mosaic and collage design, which is based on the exploration of the internal properties and the visual presentation of various types of wood.
Personal Space - exhibition in Istambul
A large-scale fine art exhibition entitled Personal Space opened on 14 September 2017 at the Hungarian Cultural Centre in Istambul organized by the Section of Fine Art of MMA as a joint event of the International Istanbul Biennial. The display is giving a comprehensive picture of the works of outstanding Hungarian fine artists living at home and beyond the border in neighbouring countries. The display can be seen until 12 November 2017.
Orbán decorates outgoing art academy head
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán presented György Fekete, the outgoing head of the Hungarian Art Academy (MMA), with the Grand Cross Order of Merit of Hungary on Monday.
Orbán praised Fekete for his work dedicated to art and cultural policy with which he "has worked and continues to work to uphold the spirit of Hungarian culture". Fekete thanked the prime minister and the government for having appointed him to set up the MMA six years ago.