...connecting sky and earth...
Grand exhibition of Imre MakoveczA wide-ranging exhibition of the oeuvre of Imre Makovecz, founder and eternal honorary president of MMA is opening in the recently renewed and reopened Vigado, seat of MMA on 17 March and can be seen for half a year. The title of the display is "To Connect the Skies With the Earth", because Makovecz maintained that the real adventure of architecture is to connect the skies with the earth.
His works, plans, drawings and models as well as documentaries, photos and documents on him can be seen on the fifth and sixth floors of Vigado.
Vigadó Concert Hall reopening
Vigado Concert Hall, the ornament of the Danube Promenade is opening its gates for the lovers of art from the middle of March.
The beautifully restored and renovated building in the heart of Budapest is going to be the venue of various artistic programs. The renewed Vigadó ["Place for Merriment"] is going to open its gates with a commemorating exhibition of the architectural oeuvre of MMA's founder and eternal president, Imre Makovecz on 16 March on the fifth and sixth floors.
Joint exhibition of three Hungarian goldsmiths
MMA's Section of Applied and Design Art has organized a joint exhibition of three outstanding Hungarian goldsmiths, József Kótai (member of MMA), the late János Máté and Lajos Muharos in the Klebelsberg Cultural Centre. (Address: 1028 Budapest, Templom u. 2-10.) The opening ceremony took place on 12 February 2014 at the venue. The exhibition can be seen until 2 March 2014.
Zeno at the Edge of the Known World: Joseph Kosuth in conversation with Katalin Keserü
The Courtauld Institute of Art
Thursday, 6 February 2014 16pm
In 1993, Katalin Keserü curated Joseph Kosuth's installation, Zeno At The Edge Of The Known World for the Hungarian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, one of the first times a ‘non-native' artist was asked to work in a national pavilion. His installation was based, she explains, on a ‘Freudian but ironic' book, Zeno's consciousness by Italo Svevo, born in Trieste during the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, and a friend and pupil of James Joyce.