"he which is filthy, let him be filthy still"

1976

born in Budapest, Hungary

 

Studies:

2000   

Studio of Young Artists’ Association

1996-2001 

studies painting at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest


Solo exhibitions:

2015

 

By the pricking of my thumbs something wicked this way comes - Várfok Gallery, Budapest(H)

Trojan Horse (with Veronika Rónaiová), Ernest Zmeták Art Gallery, Nových Zámkoch (SVK)

2013

My pain is your gain, Várfok Gallery-Várfok Project Room, Budapest (H)

2012 

The Devil in the DNA, King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár

2011 

Eat Your Mind / Bruins Blurps, Platan Gallery, Budapest (with Tomasz Mróz)

2010 

The Death of Body Parts, Várfok Gallery – Várfok Hall, Budapest (H)

2009 

 "I don’t Give Thanks for Taking Part in Creation"Studio Gallery, Budapest (H)

"The seves cardinal sins" Várfok Gallery Várfok Hall, Budapest (H)

2008  

"Traversée Interne,” with Zsuzsi Csiszér, Galerie Keller, Paris, (F)

2007    

"Two curators looking for an umbilicalcord” Várfok Gallery–XO Hall,Budapest (H)

2006  

Borderline States, Art Murmur Gallery, Los Angeles (Paul Pitsker-rel) (USA)

2005 

"The Anatomy of Grotesque,” Várfok Gallery-XO Hall, Budapest (H)

"The Stages of Destruction,” Deák Collection, Székesfehérvár (H)

2004  

"Para, Bartók 32 Gallery, Budapest (H)

2003  

"Drama (Mutants II.), Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)

Vízivárosi Gallery, Budapest (with Adrián Kupcsik and Júlia Vécsei) (H)

2002

"Mutants I,” Várfok Gallery, Budapest

2001 

"No more solitude,” Várfok Gallery – XO Hall, Budapest (H)

2000  

"Posthuman,” Budatétényi Gallery, Budapest (H)

1999 

Bank Center Gallery, Budapest (H)

1998  

"The Meaning of Life,” Jókai Club,  Budapest (H)

1992  

Recreational Center at Almássy Square, Budapest (H)
 

Selected group exhibitions:

2014

Vanilla, kARTon Galéria, Budapest (H)

Free-hand – Drawing is Hungarian Fine Arts Now and Before, MODEM, Debrecen (H)

2013 

Diving Lines, Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)

Deathly Nature – Naturalism and Humanism in the 21th Century, MODEM, Debrecen (H)

Art Market Budapest 2013, Budapest (H)

Eau de Couleurs, Várfok Galéria, Budapest  (H)

Art FaCTory03, Catania (I)

2012 

Face to Face, French Institute, Budapest

Organs & Extasy, Central Slovakian Gallery, Banská Bystrica      

Allured by Contrasts, REÖK Palace, Szeged         

Biennale JCE / Jeune Création Européenne, Galerie Im Traklhaus, Salzburg        

Art Market Budapest, Millenaris Park, Budapest      

The Essences of Reality, Várfok Gallery, Budapest      

Biennale JCE / Jeune Création Européenne, m21 Gallery, Zsolnay Cultural Quarter, Pécs     

Contemporaries, Rippl-Rónai Hall, Kaposvár     

JCE Biennale / Young European Artists, City Gallery, Bratislava   

JCE Biennale / Young European Artists, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg         

Radiospective – Nuclear Art, Studio Gallery, Budapest

2011 

JCE Biennale / Young European Artists, La Fabrique, Montrouge       

Meditation Objects – A Selection of the Bodnár Collection, REÖK Palace, Szeged         

Lucid Dream, Várfok Gallery, Budapest       

Young Contemporary Statements, Former Bóbita Puppet Theatre, Pécs       

East by South West – Portraits and Selfportraits in Private Collections, Knoll Galerie, Vienna       

Paper Panorama, Virág Judit Gallery, Budapest      

Dregs?, Godot Gallery, Budapest

2010 

Take a stand! Reflect on! Provoke!, Raoul Wallenberg Association, Budapest       

Contemporary Art Ruhr (C.A.R.), Essen        

Contemporary Tales, Galerie Keller, Paris       

Doubling and Halving, Roham Gallery, Budapest        

The Picture of the Painting, Virág Judit Gallery, Budapest       

Relations – Who? Whom? With what?, City Gallery–Deák Collection, Székesfehérvár       

Roham 3D, Roham Gallery, Budapest       

Paradogma, Várfok Gallery, Budapest

2009 

Budapest Art Fair, Műcsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest       

ARTVILNIUS’09, Vilnius       

Young Contemporary Statements, Zsolnay Factory, Pécs

 2008  

Galéria 19, „Grotesques Stories,” Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)

"Mis-en-abyme,” Várfok Gallery XO Hall Budapest (H)

"Guests of the Várfok Gallery:A Várfok Galéria mûvészei: Zsuzsi Csiszér, László Gyõrffy and our french guest: Jacques Flechemuller”, Hungarian Institute, Paris, (F)

"From the icon to installation,” Monastery of Pannonhalma (H)

"Lenmechanika,” Ernst Museum, Budapest (H)

"50, Studio Gallery, Budapest (H)

"The Day after Yesterday,” Várfok Gallery – XO Hall, Budapest (H)

Budapest ArtFair, with the Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)

2007  

"Real- Irreal,” Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)

"East Meets West, Blink Digital,” Santa Monica (USA)

Budapest–Bukarest Bridge – Selectionfrom the Collection of Gábor Hunya, Bartók 32 Gallery, Budapest (H)

Hungarian Cultural Institute,Brussels (B)

Cologne Fine Art 2007, Cologne (D)

Budapest ArtFair, with Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)

2006   

Cologne Fine Art 2006, Cologne (D)

10th Anniversary of STRABAG Art Award, Ludwig Museum, Budapest (H)

Plug-Modern Art, Mûcsarnok, Budapest (H)

Code Blue, Art Murmur Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)

2005 

KUNST Köln 2005, Cologne (D)

"Undersized II.,” Várfok Gallery – Várfok Hall (H)

Pixelkunst aus Ungarn, Technische Fachhochschule, Wildau (D)

"Self.ish,” Art Murmur Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)

"OneWeeker,” Műcsarnok, Budapest (H)

Plug Art Fair, Műcsarnok, Budapest (H)

"Ars Poetic,” Várfok Gallery – XO Hall, Budapest (H)

iPop, Art Murmur Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)

Contemporary art positions in Romania and Hungary, Romanian Institute, Wien (A)

2004  

"Red&White,” Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)

"Mediafactory,” Zsolnay-factory, Pécs (H)

"Undersized", Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)

"Technoreal?”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros (H)        

KUNST Köln 2004, Cologne (D)         

"Reflection",” Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)

XI. Hungarian Exhibition and Fair of Antiques, Palace of Art, Budapest (H)

2003  

ClipArt-The Fans of Photoshop, Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)

Painting Show sponsored by STRABAG, Museum of Contemporary Art-  Ludwig Museum Budapest, Budapest (H)         

KUNST Köln 2003, Cologne (D)          

Portrait, Erika Deák Gallery, Budapest (H)          

Inellastic Collision, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros (H)           

Metropolis, Várfok Gallery, Budapest (H)          

MEO Art Fair 2003, MEO, Budapest (H)          

Baroque, VAM-Design Gallery, Budapest (H)

2002  

KUNST Zürich 2002, Zurich, (CH)

Art Expo Fresh II., ArtMill, Szentendre (H)     

Palazzo dell’ex Macello Dolo, Dolo (I)

Europa in Fürth, Fürth (D)

MEO Art Fair 2002, MEO, Budapest (H)       

Decades of the Realistic Portrayal, Museum of Szombathely, (H) 

2001  

„Sharp,” Óbudai Társaskör Gallery, Budapest (H)

Climate, Kunsthalle, Budapest (H)         

Malice et Danube, Galerie de l’Ecole Supèrieure des Beaux Arts,Marseille (F)

Counterfeiting Nature, House of the Arts, Szombathely (H)         

Salon des Peintres-Salon des Artist, Paris (F)

2000  

„Free Fall”, Trafó Gallery, Budapest (H)

„Best of Illárium,” Illárium Gallery, Budapest (H)         

Art Expo Fresh, ArtMill, Szentendre (H)

 

Works in public collections:

Strabag Collection, Budapest, Hungary
Museum Kiscell - Municipal Picture Gallery, Budapest
private collections


Memberships:

2001   

Hungarian Artists’ Associatio

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GYŐRFFY, László

Bio
Periods
"he which is filthy, let him be filthy still" 7 Heads 10 Horns 9 Eyes Black Rainbow / Inauguration of the Worm My Pain Is Your Gain Miscellaneous Debris Facefuck The Death of Body Parts 12 Ideas for self-destruction Seven cardinal sins Pictures of corruption Clones, mutants Early works Paperworks
Awards:

2010

Raoul Wallenberg Association 1st prize

2005   

Raiffeisen Bank Prize         

Scholarship of  Hungarian Academy in Rome

Grant of the National Cultural Foundation

2003   

Painting Prize of STRABAG-the Main Prize

2002   

Grant of the National Cultural Foundation

1999   

Scholarship of the Municipal Government of Budafok-Tétény

1998   

Fine Arts Award of Prímagáz-SHV Corporation

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