Rezső Mihály: Eastern tale, 1909, gouache, ink on paper (size: 380×450 mm)

Life reform movements and the arts

The main exhibition of Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), the institution of HAA this autumn is the one entitled "Hidden Stories - The Life Reform Movements and The Arts and can be seen from 6 October 2018 until 20 January 2019. The exhibition presents the life reform movement that emerged in the last third of the 19th century and popular in Central European countries, and its impact on contemporary artists.
December 5, 2018

Film director Ferenc Kósa passed away

Outstanding Hungarian film director and photographer, Ferenc Kósa, a regular member of HAA died at the age of 81 on 12 December 2018. HHA regards his death as losing one of its own.

December 14, 2018

Legacy of Sándor Szokolay

A joint press conference were held on 7 December 2018 by HAA, Legend Art Ltd., the keeper of Sándor Szokolay's legacy and the Ministry of Human Capacities on the plan and results of processing the legacy of the great composer, who was a regular member of HAA. After the death of the artist, his family took care of his legacy and now this value-preserving work is supported by the government as well as HAA. Among others, President of HAA, György Vashegyi, Minister of State for Culture, Péter Fekete and music historian András Batta participated at the press conference.

December 14, 2018

General assembly

The second general assembly of HAA in 2018 was held on 22 November in the centre of HAA, the Vigadó with the handing over of Section Awards. György Csókos Varga folk artist and László Kovács cinematographer were the two personalities who were decided by the public body to be given posthumous honorary awards called postumus honoris causa, and in addition to that German choral conductor, Helmuth Rilling was chosen to be a honorary member of HAA.

December 11, 2018

Celebration of the 85 year-old Sándor Sára

World-renowned Hungarian cinematographer and director Sándor Sára, one of the Artists of the Nation and regular member of HAA has turned 85 on 28 November. On this occasion the master was greeted by the public body at an event organized by HHA's Section of Film Art and Photography at Vigadó, the centre of HAA, where one of his best films, entitled 80 Hussars (1978) was screened in a digitally renewed version and an exhibition of his selected photographs could be seen.

December 11, 2018