Works before 2003
Magántulajdonban
Magántulajdonban
Magántulajdonban
Magántulajdonban
Magántulajdonban
Magántulajdonban
Magántulajdonban
Magántulajdonban
Magántulajdonban
Magántulajdonban
Magántulajdonban

1954                        

Born in Budapest

 

Studies, activity

2002

Ph.D., HAFA, Budapest

2000

head of the Visual Design Studio of the Visual Communication Department, HAFA

1997 

becomes full-time lecturer of HAFA

1989   

starts teaching at the Visual Communication Department of HAFA

1980 - 1983   

Master of Arts (HAFA, Budapest)

1977 - 1980   

Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts (HAFA), Budapest, Department of Printing Art

1975 - 1977   

Academy of Fine Arts, Bratislava

 

Exhibitions, artistic actions, events

Since 1981: group and solo exhibitions in Europe, America and Asia
Since 1980: performances and installations in Europe, North and South America, Asia

Major solo productions
Exhibiting at the 8th Dokumenta International Festival, Kassel in 1987; solo exhibition in all halls of Ernst Museum, Budapest, together with the catalogue, 1992; exhibition and catalogue, Kiscelli Múzeum – Fõvárosi Képtár, Budapest, 1997; installation taking up the entire floor space of the first large hall in Mûcsarnok, Budapest, at the exhibition Vision in 1998; feature film Tabula Rasa, 2002; installation at the 30th Anniversary Exhibition of the Vajda Lajos Studio, Mûcsarnok, 2002; video installation Shame – Secret at the exhibition The Hidden Holocaust, Mûcsarnok, Budapest, 2004.

Most important solo exhibitions in the past few years

2017

2014

Pastose Self-Portrait, Emil Gallery, Tampere (FIN)

Midnight, Várfok Galéria, Várfok Project Room, Budapest (HUN)

Munkácsy Memorial House, Békéscsaba (HUN)

PRO/CONTRA, Pécsi m21 Galéria, Zsolnay Kulturális Negyed, Pécs (HUN)

2013

2012 

 Pastose Autoportrait, Várfok Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

2009  

January, February, The Summer Is Here!, Várfok Galéria –  XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

2008   

Budapest Winter, Prague Spring, Zagreb Summer, Mezőszemere Autumn, Vízivárosi Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

2006  

Click-clack, bang-bang, Fészek Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

2005 

Pluss, Várfok Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

2004

The Hidden Holocaust, Mûcsarnok, Budapest (Shame – Secret, video installation)
Island Festival 2004, Budapest (Shame – Secret, video installation)

2003

Metamorphosis of the Pattern, Várfok Galéria - XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

                          Portál Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

2001

Várfok Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

 X. Teresa Arte Actuale Mexico City (MEX)

 Kunsthalle, Bern

2000

Várfok Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Town Gallery of Szombathely, Szombathely (HUN)

Teresa Arte Actuale Mexico City (MEX)

1999

Várfok Galéria - XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

Spicchi dell'Est Galleria d'Arte, Roma (ITA)

Akademie Der Künste, Berlin (GER)

1998

Várfok Galéria – XO Terem / XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

Most Recent and Former Artworks, Várfok gallery (HUN)

Pastose Self-Portrait, Magyar Intézet / Hungarian Institute, Tallinn (EST)

 

 

Most important group exhibitions in the past few years

 

1999

Body art-east, Municipal Gallery, Ljubjana (SLO)

The Art of the Nineties, Akademie der Künste, Berlin (GER)

ARCO, Madrid (ESP)

Institut Hongrois [Magyar Intézet / Hungarian Institute], Paris (FRA)

Exhibition of the Szentendre Artist Colony, ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

Painting, ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

Motif, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest (HUN)

2000                

Porsche M5 –  Audi Trading, Budapest (HUN)

Innovation – Invention – Intention, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest (HUN)

Dialogue Painting at the Turn of the Millenium, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest (HUN)

House of Arts, Pécs (HUN)

Gebauer Galéria, Pécs (HUN)

Oil Canvas, travelling exhibition around Central-Europe

Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Ungarn, Contemporary Art from Hungary, Galerie der Stadt, Fellbach (GER)

Transpositions, Budapest Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

The Hungarian Art of the ’90s, House of Arts, Győr (HUN)

É.S. Exhibition, Vízivárosi Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

2001               

German and Hungarian Contemporary Art Exhibition, Kassák Múzeum, Budapest (HUN)

Summer exhibition, MűvészetMalom / ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

Anniversary Exhibition of the Artist Colony, Szentendre (HUN)

VAM Design Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

2002              

30th Anniversary Exhibition of the Vajda Lajos Studio, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest (HUN)

Real Image – Open Space, Hatvany Lajos Múzeum, Hatvan (HUN)

MAMŰ Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Translators’ House, Siófok (HUN)

Kunsthalle, Budapest (HUN)

KunstKöln- Várfok Galéria, Köln (GER)

Hungarian National Gallery – permanent exhibition, Budapest (HUN)

Dialogue, Austrian and Hungarian Contemporary Art Exhibition, Budapest Galéria, Budapest(HUN)

2003            

Vajda Lajos Stúdió, Szentendre (HUN)

Little Hungarian Performance Festival, Szentendre (HUN)

The Winter’s Tale, Várfok Galéria – XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

2004           

The Hidden Holocaust, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest (HUN)

Europe frieze, UngArt, Collegium Hungaricum, Wien (AUT)

Red and White, Várfok Galéria – XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

Mediafactory, Zsolnay Gyár / Zsolnay Factory, Pécs (HUN) 

Exhibition of Vajda Lajos Studio, Székesfehérvár Art Weeks, MÉM. Bőrgyár, Székesfehérvár (HUN)

Green-mania, Várfok Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Open Space, Hatvany Lajos Múzeum, Hatvan (HUN)

Le Lieu Centre en Art Actuel, Québec (CAN)

Reflection, Várfok Galéria (XO Hall) – Kieselbach Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Drawing, MűvészetMalom / ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

2005         

Sacrifice Conciliation, Magyar Zsidó Múzeum / Hungarian Jewish Museum, Budapest (HUN)

After Ten Years, Francia Intézet / French Institute, Budapest (HUN)

2006        

Re:mbrandt  Hungarian Contemporary Artists Are Replying, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest (HUN)

Hommage à Mulasics László, Várfok Galéria – XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

Vajda Lajos Stúdió, Szentendre (HUN)

Little Hungarian Performance Festival, Szentendre (HUN)

Open Space, Hatvany Lajos Múzeum, Hatvan (HUN)

2007      

Open Space, exhibition of the Mezőszemere Artists’ Colony, Eger (HUN)

Bucarest – Budapest Bridge, Bartók '32 Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Artinact – Selection from the collection of the Paks Art Gallery, Paksi Képtár / Art Gallery, Paks (HUN

Budapest Art Fair – Várfok Galéria, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest (HUN)

Hungarian Institute, Bruxelles (BEL)

2008    

Open Space, Exhibition of the Mezőszemere Workshop, City Gallery - Deák Collection, Székesfehérvár (HUN)

All that Cinema: A Selection of works from the Ludwig Museum's video and film collection, Ludwig Múzeum, Budapest (HUN)

Picture in Picture, Várfok Galéria – XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

Ice Cubes, Várfok Galéria – Várfok Hall, Budapest (HUN)

Space-collage, ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

The Second Generation, 2B Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Fraternity, Szlovák Intézet / Slovakian Institute, Budapest (HUN)

Fraternity (Big Family), NextArt Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

The Day After Yesterday,  Anniversary Exhibition, Várfok Galéria – XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

2009   

Nude, girls, Várfok Galéria –  Várfok Hall, Budapest (HUN)

A Little Hungarian Pornography, Modem, Debrecen (HUN)

Hommage à El Kazovszkij, Várfok Galéria –  XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

Austrian and Hungarian selection of Péter Szép’s Contemporary Collection, Csók István Képtár / Csók István Gallery, Székesfehérvár (HUN)

Open Space, Small Synagogue Contemporary Gallery, Eger (HUN)

Affinity, ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

Negative Slide, Vajda Lajos Stúdió Galéria, Szentendre (HUN)

2010  

Art Blokk Galéria, Corvin Plaza, Budapest (HUN)

Budapest Art Fair – Várfok Galéria, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest (HUN)

Szentendre in the Gödör, Gödör Klub, Budapest (HUN)

Watchable-Unwatchable, ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

Open Space, Small Synagogue Contemporary Gallery, Eger (HUN)

Fresh Air, Gallery of Miskolc, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miskolc (HUN)

Hommage à Puskás Öcsi,Boscolo New York Palace, Home Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Crescendo, Várfok Galéria – XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

On Paper, Várfok Galéria –  Várfok Hall Budapest (HUN)

Paradogma, Várfok Galéria – XO Hall, Budapest (HUN)

Impulso, Várfok Galéria – Várfok Hall, Budapest (HUN)

Art Fanatics – Private Contemporary Art Collections 2, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest (HUN)

Crop Rotation, Várfok Galéria – Várfok Hall, Budapest (HUN)

2011 

The Fészek Gallery is 30 years old, Fészek Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Art Market Budapest – Várfok Galéria, Millenáris, Budapest (HUN)

Artist Colony of the Ironworks, MissionArt Galéria, Miskolc (HUN)

Szentendre in the Gödör 2, Gödör Klub, Budapest (HUN)

Lucid Dream, Hommage à Rozsda, Várfok Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Processes IV. Social Media, Videospace Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Factory Festival, Vasgyár, Miskolc (HUN)

Test Run, Várfok Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

In the Blink of an Eye, Várfok Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

2012

Eighth Stunt – Jungle, Műút-exhibitions, Gallery of Miskolc, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miskolc (HUN)

Farfetched Ideas [Erőltetett ötletek], Espace Cinéma, St. Denis (FRA)

Couples, Gallery of Miskolc Museum of Contemporary Art, Miskolc (HUN)

Künstler Salon Murid Bosh, Berlin (GER)

Szentendre in the Palace, Palatul Culturii, Târgu Mureș (ROU)

Green land, MAMŰ Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Colourful Statues of Szentendre, City Gallery of Szentendre, Szentendre (HUN)

Face to Face – 30 Years of Hungarian Art,  French Institute, Budapest (HUN)

What is Hungarian?, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest (HUN)

Local Colour 2012 [Helyi szín 2012], MűvészetMalom / ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

Contemporary Private Collections XVIIKároly Gerendai, Godot Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

 2013

Art Market Budapest - Várfok Galéria, Millenáris, Budapest (HUN)

Dipping, New Budapest Gallery, Bálna, Budapest (HUN)

Segment 9, 53 Art Museum, Guangzhou (CHN)

WhatTheBlazes, 40+1 years anniversary of the Vajda Lajos Studio, ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

 Diving Lines, Várfok Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

XII Art Colony Mezőszemere, Godot Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

 2014

Angles, Várfok Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

…tiny irritation…/ exhibition of Vajda Lajos Studio members, MAMŰ Galéria, Budapest (HUN)

Colorful Factors, Abgail Gallery and Auction House, Millenium Center, Budapest (HUN)

Art Market Budapest, Várfok Gallery, Millenáris, Budapest (HUN)

 2015

Interpretation of Ornament in Fine Arts Today, Várfok Gallery, Budapest (HUN)

Pure Light, Vasarely Museum of the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest (HUN)

Art Market Budapest, Várfok Gallery, Millenáris, Budapest (HUN)

Timebase, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest (HUN)

Várfok Gallery's 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Várfok Gallery, Budapest (HUN)

 2016

The Center of the World, ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

Tribute to the Founders, MANK Gallery of the Old Artists' Colony, Szentendre (HUN)

Antilogic, Vajda Lajos Stodio Art Media Exhibition, Mediawave Festival, Komárom (HUN)

Beyond the Beyondness, Vajda Lajos Studio Cellar Gallery, Szentendre (HUN)

GEM / GAMEclip, Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen (HUN)

Dadaism 100th Anniversary, Vajda Lajos Studio Cellar Gallery, Szentendre (HUN)

Antiinstrument, Vajda Lajos Studio Cellar Gallery, Szentendre (HUN)

2017

2017

Levitation, Ferenczy Art Center - ArtMill, Szentendre (HUN)

 

 

Antilogic - Contemporary Hungarian Gallery , Dunaszerdahely (SLO)

 

 

                    

            

 

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SZIRTES, János

Bio
Periods
Works before 2003 80s 90s Midnight Lying tree The Metamorphosis of a Pattern Pluss Voronoi-Diagram Newest works Pastose autoportrait
Awards

1990

Munkácsy Prize

1999

Széchenyi Professors’ Prize

1990

Széchenyi István Scholarship

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