Art Today 2018-10-24T23:35:43+00:00

The view from an armchair: on the brink of a season that never existed
József Pinczés’s Solo Exhibition at Villa Lívia

február 12, 2019|Categories: Art Today|Tags: , , |

Tayler Patrick Nicholas
Due to the personal iconography of Pinczés (that he has been consistent with in the years), there is always a conversation between the discernible temporal layers. A giraffe, a balloon, a magpie can appear as a symbol of the artist's presence: connecting the oeuvre not only on stylistic grounds but also symbolically. In the painting Master and Student (2018), Pinczés depicts a robot mouse – the exact object that served as the starting point for Zsigmond Károlyi's painterly investigations in 2005 - in the company of a slightly asymmetrical, playful toy monkey.

2016. 08. 11. –
Zita Dávid’s solo exhibition

december 19, 2018|Categories: Art Today, ONLINE|Tags: , |

Patrick Nicholas Tayler
Zita Dávid’s paintings provide poetic images that give the viewer an inter-subjective experience. The barriers of the self are questioned as the observer is driven to look through the artist’s eyes, becoming personally involved.

UNSEEN CREATURES
Mira Dalma Makai’s Solo Exhibition

december 4, 2018|Categories: Art Today, ONLINE|Tags: , , |

Tayler Patrick Nicholas
There is a type of beauty at play here similar to the aesthetics of scientific photographs, which alienate and disembody the observed object. This is the “sea change” of the close-up: when what is in front of us turns into “something rich and strange” just by the sheer fact of our proximity. The dichotomy of strangeness and familiarity is also at stake in Makai’s personal iconography, letting every element become identified as something similar to claws, leaves, shells or gems, but never precisely named and thus remaining ambivalent: somewhere between the unknown and the materialised.

DLA INTRO VI.
Doctor of Liberal Arts students of the University of Pécs

november 3, 2018|Categories: Art Today, ONLINE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Patrick Nicholas Tayler
DLA INTRO is an annually organised exhibition with the aim of introducing the new Doctor of Liberal Arts students of the University of Pécs, and to exhibit the latest developments in the ongoing endeavours of the upper-graders. DLA INTRO is also an event that hosts the concert of the doctorate institution’s music department, further enriching the exhibition’s scope. As a group exhibition that displays diverse artistic practices, it creates a space of discourse for the question of what art is, its expansive nature - and thus its ungraspable definitions.

TECHNO, TECHNE
four paintings by David Utcai

október 24, 2018|Categories: Art Today, ONLINE|Tags: , , |

Tayler Patrick Nicholas
Temporality plays a key role in the work of Dávid Utcai. Drawn to the sonic structures of techno and electronic music in general, Utcai investigates how materials create an ambient of visual signs. According to József A. Tillmann techno is one of the contemporary forms of the sublime[1] – that is: an overpowering presence, a loss of self-definition, a combination of beauty and fear.

BLUE SUNDAY
Florian Lang & Klára Petra Szabó’s exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum Budapest

október 5, 2018|Categories: Art Today, ONLINE|Tags: , , , , , |

Patrick Tayler
The exhibition of Florian Lang and Klára Petra Szabó is currently on display at the Austrian Cultural Forum Budapest. Titled Blue Sunday the collaboration presents an intricate combination of traditional and unorthodox painterly methods, video- and light installations and a migration of motifs between images that use diverse strategies to establish and break illusions.