Art events for May, 2012

C.A.M Gallery, Istanbul: Fresh

Betül Güney, Untitled 10.02, oil on canvas, 2020 cm, 2010 C.A.M Galeri / Akaretler hosts young artists who reifies the concept of “fresh” in art life, between June 07- July 12, 2012. The title of the group exhibition, which includes works by Betül Güney, Cenin (Burcu Çorbacı) and Ceyda Aldemir Pancar, is also “Fresh”. In […]

SABOT Gallery, Cluj-Napoca: Film program

FILM PROGRAM: ALEX MIRUTZIU screening of the 2010-2012 performances, June 1st, 2012, from 6 to 10 p.m. the program will continue until July 14th, from 4 to 8 p.m. every weekday, except Sunday and Monday Five Moments of Silence for Pending Work #7 | 08:32min. [IASPIS, Lucie Fontaine Studio, Stockholm, May 27th, 2012] The audience […]

SODA Gallery, Bratislava: BAnonymne

Rastislav S. BAnonymne May 31 – June 15 2012 Opening May 31, 2012 at 6.30 pm curator: Silvia Čúzyová SODA Gallery Zámocká 34, 81101 Bratislava, Slovakia

Benaki Museum, Athens: Edy Ferguson. Selected Works 1993–Present

Edy Ferguson, She's Trying to Disappear, 1998. Sound and video installation, 144 x 72 x 96 inches. Edy Ferguson Selected Works 1993–Present 1 June–29 July 2012 Benaki Museum 138 Pireos Street Athens, Greece Edy Ferguson's presentation at the Benaki Museum is a collective and comprehensive installation that articulates different areas of energy of Ferguson's […]

Park Gallery, Budapest: Illusion of progress

Illusion of progress – exhibition of Szilárd Cseke in Park Gallery Opening: 7 June 2012, 6.30 pm    The exhibition is opened by: József Mélyi art historian    Location:Park Gallery MOM Park, 1st floor, entrance from Fórum Square, 1123 Budapest, Alkotás utca 53. The project Park Gallery is an unconventional cooperation between a contemporary art […]

Bazis, Cluj-Napoca: Shakin’ Jesus

Shakin’ Jesus BÁZIS – contemporary art space and White Project Pescara artist:  Mat Collishaw       opening: 1 June , 2012, h: 19.00 Matthew "Mat" Collishaw (1966, Nottingham, UK) is an artist based in London, one of the so-called Young British Artists, thus most exhibited together with Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, Douglas Gordon and Sarah Lucas. […]

Galeria Art, Warsaw: Paintings in interiors

Edward Dwurnik Paintings in interiors Splashes of paint, explosions of colour. No motif, no plot, no architecture, neither sky nor earth, neither top nor bottom. Only pure abstraction and the sheer joy of painting. Edward Dwurnik as an abstractionist? The painter of towns and cities and their typical Polish ‘face’ – yes, we have all […]

Vartai Gallery, Vilnius: The Genesis of Dizziness

Šarūnas Akelaitis, The Genesis of Dizziness, 2012, video sculpture, 140 x 200 cm Thursday review Šarūnas Akelaitis (video sculpture) 30 May – 24 June, 2012 Opening – 31 May, 6 p.m. On May 31, in the Review Room of Vartai Gallery, Šarūnas Akelaitis will present his Bachelor’s graduation work The Genesis of Dizziness (Svaigulio genezė). […]

I Will Never Talk About the War Again – Kibla, Maribor, Slovenia

Performance of Alma Suljević in front of the Nikolay Oleynikov piece, opening of the exhibition at Färgfabriken, Stockholm, September 2011. (photo: Rena Rädle) I Will Never Talk About the War Again Opening: Friday, June 8, 2012, 8 pm This exhibition is open until August 30, 2012. Venues: KIBLA at Narodni dom Maribor and KIT at […]

MODEM, Debrecen: Very Special Joys

Very Special Joys Retrospective exhibition of Endre Tót 1971-2011 2 June – 9 September 2012 The retrospective exhibition of the 75 years old Kossuth-Prize awarded Endre Tót, living in Germany since 1978, is on show in MODEM from the beginning of June. The large-scale exhibition presents his early conceptual “ideas”, the Fluxus-connected photographs, artist-books, mail-art, […]


PICTURES FROM THE SURFACE OF THE EARTH Wim Wenders’ Photography Exhibition is at Dirimart May 17 — June 16, 2012 Wim Wenders is renowned for both his oeuvre as a moviemaker and a photographer. His series “Pictures from The Surface of the Earth” that transmit the mythic affects of the memory of the space will […]


MEMBRA DISJECTA FOR JOHN CAGE: Wanting to Say Something about John 25. 5. – 20. 8. 2012 Few artists have had such a profound impact on the arts in recent decades as American musician, writer, and visual and intermedia artist John Cage (1912-1992). Moreover, his concepts of open work, indeterminism, transversality, plurality, and interdisciplinarity correspond […]

Erika Deak Gallery, Budapest: EIKE – Private View

EIKE, Observation 3, 2012, print PVC, 300×290 cm EIKE Private View May 11. – Jun 16.,2012 The  Erika Deak Gallery is proud to presents its next exhibition,  videoinstallations and prints by German born video artist, Eike. The common starting point of the exhibited works is an exceptional, personal point of view, which appears on different […]

Mabeyn Gallery, Istanbul: Mount Qaf

"Phoenix", 2012. 120 x 200 cm. 03 May – 31 May 2012 Mount Qaf Ertuğrul Ateş The famous contemporary artist Ertuğrul Ateş meets art lovers with his new exhibition named "Mount Qaf" at Mabeyn Gallery between May 3rd to 31. The artist who previously thematized birds and flight abundantly in his paintings now takes the […]

Vernon Gallery, Prague: GOLEM metamorphosis

30/ 5 – 3/ 8/ 2012 GOLEM metamorphosis Vernon Gallery is presenting the work of artists from Israel who have taken a deeper look at the symbolism of the ‘Golem’ in the Czech Republic. The exhibition, titled ‘GOLEM metamorphosis’, will be held from 30 May to 3 August 2012 at Vernon Gallery. It focuses on […]

Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn: Tõnis Vint and His Aesthetic Universe

Tõnis Vint. Linn. Vasaku käe peegel. 1979. Guašš. Eesti Kunstimuuseum. Foto: Stanislav Stepaško Tõnis Vint and His Aesthetic Universe graphics exhibition 18.05.–09.09.2012, 4th floor, B-wing The exhibition summarises some tendencies in the work of Tõnis Vint (b. 1942), a key figure in Soviet Estonian art. It is characterised by aesthetic universalism and aspirations to create […]

Zilberman Gallery, Istanbul: NOBODY’S DEATH

NOBODY'S DEATH 18/05/2012 – 16/06/2012 Eşref Yıldırım The new solo exhibition of young artist Eşref Yıldırım opens up at Galeri Zilberman in Mısır Apartmanı, İstanbul. Titled “Nobody’s Death”, this exhibition is composed of images inspired from the unordinary death stories of ordinary people newsworthy enough to be published on the third pages of newspapers. The […]

Neue Galerie, Graz: Self-Portraits, Mirrors, Minus-Objects

Venus of the Rags, 1967, Photo: P. Pellion Michelangelo Pistoletto Self-Portraits, Mirrors, Minus-Objects 02.06.-14.10.2012, 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM Opening: June 1, 2012, 7pm Curator: Peter Pakesch Michelangelo Pistoletto is considered one of the most important artists of the last half century. Like almost no other, he has tackled in his art the epoch-making changes […]

Sariev at Roma Contemporary 2012

Sariev Contemporary, Bulgaria START UP  curated by Luca Cerizza Pavilion C, Stand 12 Artists presented: Stefania Batoeva, Pravdoliub Ivanov Lubri Roma Contemporary Art Fair 2012 24-27 May 2012 MACRO Testaccio (ex Mattatoio) Piazza Orazio Giustiniani, 4 I 00153 Roma RM Sariev Contemporary has the pleasure to present three Bulgarian artists at the international art fair […]

Traces of Memory at the 10th Photomonth Festival in Kraków

Laura Makabresku from the The Moon Is for Adults Only series, 2010 Traces of Memory at the 10th Photomonth Festival in Kraków 17.05.2012 – 17.06.2012 The photographs ofJerzy Lewczyński, a flagship exhibition of this month's photography fair in Kraków, manifests a talent for recording reality in its most minute manifestations. These forgotten, yellowed photos trace […]

Elipsis Gallery, Istanbul: Mr. G

GILBERT GARCIN – MR.G 10/05 – 30/06/2012 Elipsis Gallery is pleased to announce “Mr. G”, the first solo show of internationally renowned French photographer Gilbert Garcin to be held in Turkey, from May 10 until June 30 2012. Gilbert Garcin spent the majority of his life managing his lamp factory in Marsaille, France. After completing […]

Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn: Betasystem 1.1 / There is nothing to see

REIMO VÕSA-TANGSOO Betasystem 1.1 / There is nothing to see 23.05.-04.06. Reimo Võsa-Tangsoo has studied photography at the Estonian Academy of Arts. In 2011, he defended his Master's thesis where he studied the ways art audience receives interactive art. The starting point of the present exhibition „Betasystem 1.1 / There is nothing to see“ is […]

418 Contemporary Art Gallery, Bucharest: Paratarrasius Hibridus

Stefan Radu Cretu  – Paratarrasius Hibridus May, 29 – July, 27, 2012 418 Contemporary Art Gallery Intrarea Armasului no.12, Bucharest, Sector 1 Open: Monday – Friday 11.00 – 19.00 (Very close to Shift Pub) Opening:  Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 18:30 Presentation by the Art Critic Liviana Dan Stefan Radu Cretu’s objects are hybrids between […]

Várfok Gallery, Budapest: MEMENTO PORTÁL

MEMENTO PORTÁL VÁRFOK PROJECT ROOM The exhibition is open: from 01.06.2012 to 16.06.2012, between Tuesday and Saturday 11 a.m. an 6 p.m. Várfok Project Room will welcome this time a quite unusual 'exhibition', playing upon the freedom its name allows. The project-exhibition titled Memento Portál commemorates Portál Gallery between June 1st and June 16th 2012. […]

Pilot Gallery, Istanbul: YES, YOU CAN NOT

YES, YOU CAN NOT CAN KURUCU 26 MAY – 14 JULY PİLOT is pleased to host "YES, YOU CAN NOT", the first solo exhibition of the young artist Can Kurucu between 26 May and 14 July. Pilot Gallery Sıraselviler caddesi. No:83/2 Beyoglu/Istanbul