Art events for December, 2011

Galarija Vartai: Emilija Škarnulytė (photography)

29 December 2011, 6 p.m.   Emilija Škarnulytė (born 1987) is an emerging artist working in the field of interdisciplinary art. She mostly uses video and photography, and produces installations and performances. In 2010, she graduated from the Brera Academy, Milan, where she studied sculpting. The artist has recently participated and worked in residencies in [...]

Matej Stupica: Escape from Alkatraz

KUD MREŽA/GALERIJA ALKATRAZ Escape from Alkatraz Matej Stupica 28th December 2011 – 13th Januar 2012 You are kindly invited to a pre-New Years' Eve gala opening of Matej Stupica's exhibition Escape From Alkatraz on Wednesday, 28th December at 8 pm at Alkatraz Gallery. The exhibition will be opened by recognized musicians Marko Kragelnik (violoncello) and Sašo Vollmaier (piano) [...]

Contemporary art dreams packed in raffia bags

What hides behind the non-existence of contemporary Moldovan Art? How can you interpret an art without interpretation concepts or settings? How can you meet an artist without contextualizing his work in time, place and paradigms? In fact, for this material I dropped out these scholastic questions, opening my mind for a different approach regarding art. [...]

Mono Galéria, Budapest: LATENS

Ágnes Verebics – LATENS painting exhibition 9 December 2011 – 20 January 2012

Steinek Gallery, Vienna: PSYCHE

Michaela Spiegel Psyche Exhibition from 18 January untill 25 February 2012. Opening on 17 January 2012, at Steinek Gallery in Vienna. Michaela Spiegel's artwork is rockn'roll. She loves to provoke and presents the reality of social horror in nice and charming pictures and installations. She often uses objects of bourgeois life as a medium for [...]

Kunstforum Wien: BOTERO

Fernando Botero, The First Lady, Oil/Canvas 203 x 165 cm BOTERO 2011-10-12 – 2012-01-15 The Bank Austria Kunstforum is holding the first ever comprehensive presentation in Austria of the painted oeuvre by the Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero (b. 1932 in Medellín). 70 paintings ranging from the late 1950s until today telescope a view [...]

Neue Galerie, Innsbruck: BLOCK

BLOCK 24.11.2011 – 05.01.2012 Johanna Tinzl & Stefan Flunger Artist Talk with Franz Thalmair and Johanna Tinzl & Stefan Flunger on Thursday, 05 January 2011 at 7 p.m.    The exhibition BLOCK in the Neue Galerie is a thematic continuation of the works by Johanna Tinzl and Stefan Flunger on the subject of fortifications. The title [...]

SPACES – Sustainable Public Areas for Culture in Eastern Countries

Sustainable Public Areas for Culture in Eastern Countries (SPACES) SPACES is a project, financed by the European Commission, in which TEH takes part as an associate partner, represented by TEH Ambassador Annette Wolfsberger. The project assembles artists and cultural workers in four Eastern partner countries, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, who aim at reflecting societal issues [...]

Awangarda Gallery, BWA Wrocław: MUST HAVE IT

Kasia Kmita – MUST HAVE IT Curator: Joanna Stembalska Wrocław,  15.12.2011 – 08.01.2012 Wrocław-based artist Kasia Kmita’s latest project revolves around the issue of aesthetic transformations that occurred in Poland after 1989. It offers a mocking commentary on the mental matrices of present times, the desire for luxury goods, everyday maniacal labeling, worshiping logos and [...]

BWA Gallery in Bydgoszcz: New Tendencies in Polish Painting 2

Wojciech Gilewicz, Untitled, oil on canvas, 2009, 30x30cm New Tendencies in Polish Painting 2 Bydgoszcz,  19.11.2011 – 26.02.2012 The BWA Gallery in Bydgoszcz presents an exhibition that aims to present and define significant changes which have taken place in the attitude of Polish painters in recent years The exhibition is also an attempt to present [...]

KOGART Gallery, Budapest: RESUMÉ

KOGART Gallery / RESUMÉ / 22 November – 31 December, 2011 The KOGART Gallery cordially invites you to its next exhibition: RESUMÉ by painters of the KOGART Gallery: ADORJÁN Attila, BÁCS Emese, CSERNUS Tibor, KONDOR Béla, NÉMETH Marcell, REGŐS István, SZABÓ Ábel, TAKÁTS Márton. The exhibition is open from 22 November until 31 December 2011 [...]

Knoll Galerie Wien: An impossible conversation

Ákos Birkás, Identity, 2011, oil on canvas, 140×260 cm Ákos Birkás – An impossible conversation Exhibition lasts until 7th Jannuary 2012 Ákos Birkás has recently arrived at a critical turning point in his career. He has the will to make a move forward in painting, to put more effort into creating a situation in which [...]

MeetFactory Gallery, Prague: ERWAX

8. December 2011 – 22. January 2012 ERWAX Artist : Nika Kupyrova (CZ) solo exhibition at Galerie Kostka / Cube Gallery (MEETFACTORY, Prague) curated by Dušan Zahoranský The objects, which this artist puts together using discovered things and nonfunctional objects, brim over with visual quality. Carefully put together materials, colour schemes and shapes create self-contained [...]

Kerstin Engholm Gallery, Vienna: Eva Grubinger

Eva Grubinger Exhibition: 18/11/2011 – 10/01/2012 In the exhibition of Eva Grubinger a pale and its marking tell us about very dark and silent water. An oversized metall ring indicates the mainland, the familiar terrain. It promises it to the visitor, without fulfilling it, as the ring is in sight- , but not in operating [...]

Knoll Galéria Budapest: Why always me?

Paul Horn: Pulpit 4, mixed media installation, 70x30x20 cm, 2011 Paul Horn: Why always me? 17. November 2011 – 21. January 2012 Why always me? A question everybody has asked eventually his or herself after an unpredictable experience. But for Paul Horn, an austrian based artist working with various media, this question doesn’t mean an [...]

Kálmán Makláry Fine Arts Gallery, Budapest: HUR Kyung-Ae

Untitled No.101, 2011, acrilyc on canvas, 41 x 33 cm HUR Kyung-Ae – painting exhibition at Kálmán Makláry Fine Arts Gallery 16th December 2011 – 12th January 2012 Kálmán Makláry Fine Arts Gallery Falk Miksa u. 10 1055 Budapest

Piktogram/BLA Gallery, Warsaw: KOKATAO

BWA Gallery in Bydgoszcz: Filmmaker as Artist

Andrzej Wajda, "Gerard Depardieu as Danton" Paris, from the album "Drawings from my whole life", 2011 Andrzej Wajda at the Drawing Board – Filmmaker as Artist Bydgoszcz,  27.11.2011 – 31.12.2011 A surprising exhibition of art works by Andrzej Wajda is presented at the BWA Gallery in Bydgoszcz The presentation of 55 drawings by Wajda, created [...]

DOVIN Gallery, Budapest: Industrial May Day

LEVENTE BARANYAI Industrial May Day 10 December 2011 – 8 February 2012 Opening: 9 December 2011, (Friday) 7 p.m. Opening speech by KÁROLY KLIMÓ

Fotogalerie Wien: TECHNIQUES, MACHINES & METHODS

Ilse Haider, Sphérique-25, 2011 TECHNIQUES, MACHINES & METHODS Artistic Processes of Image-Making Part III: Spatial Translations from 13.12.2011 to 28.01.2012 Ilse Haider, Michaela Moscouw, Frauke Hänke, Claus Kienle, Clemens Fürtler Opening: Monday, 12 December at 7:00 p.m Introduction: Thomas Freiler