The Hungarian Academy of Art is presenting itself with a grand-scale exhibition in Beijing at the Today Art Museum. The display, which consists of works of fine, applied, design and folk arts is lasting from 14 May until 10 June 2018. A year ago we received the painting and calligraphy exhibition of our brother institution, the Chinese National Academy of (CNAA) at Vigadó, the centre of HAA. Fulfilling the invitation of the Chinese partner, the Hungarian art scene can be seen in the well-known contemporary exhibition venure of the capital, and the exhibition of HAA is a selection of major works of recent years.
Painter Árpád Szabados passed away
Painter, graphic artist, educator Árpád Szabados passed away in his 73th year of age on 13 June 2017. He was a regular member of MMA. MMA regards his death as losing one of its own.
Lifework exhibition of Pál Gerzson at Vigadó
Pál Gerzson (1931–2008) was an outstanding and original figure of Hungarian painting in the second half of the 20th century and he was a posthumous honorary member of MMA as well as one of the founding members of it as a social organization. His lifework exhibition can be seen between 15 June and 31 July at Vigadó, centre of MMA, on the 6th floor.
Exhibition of Imre Makovecz in Nizhny Novgorod
In Nizhny Novgorod the Hungarian Days are always held every year since 2012 with the cooperation of honorary consul, Elada Nagornaya and the Hungarian Institute in Moscow. On this occasion the life work of the leading figure of organic architecture, Imre Makovecz, founding eternal president of MMA is presented between 8 June and 2 July.
Anna Jókai passed away
One of the greatest writers of contemporary Hungarian literature, Anna Jókai passed away at the age of 84 after a serious illness on 5 June 2017, on Whitmonday. She was an Artist of the Nation and a regular member of MMA. MMA regards her death as losing one of its own.