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.
Birthday exhibition of visual artist Líviusz Gyulai
A large-scale, possibly the biggest exhibition of Líviusz Gyulai, Artist of the Nation and member of MMA opened on 2 November is Vigadó, centre of MMA on the occassion that the outstanding artist is going to be 80 years old this year. The title of the display is Tales Narrated by Still Images and Motion Pictures. The exhibition, whose curator is István Orosz, is showcasing most of the life work of the artist.
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.
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".