Spomen

Spomenik (monument) were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito from the late 1950s, till the 80s to commemorate sites where WWII battles...

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Das Fenster (2013-2014)

Das Fenster focuses on the view onto the world from Hitler’s house, the Berghof, situated in Obersalzberg. The house had that famous four-by-eight-meter large...

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Tautology(2012)

In the initial scene of the film, the images that are projected on three walls of a room issue from three digital projectors, rather than one...

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Ontology(2011)

The project “Ontology” is based on an empty film-loop, which is supported by spools to roll around a certain trajectory. The empty film passing...

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From Pigment to Light (2009)

The opening shot shows the segmented structure of a radiator from close up; then, through the continuing, slow movement of the zoom, the picture...

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The Colors of B & W (2008)

The basic idea for this project came from my earlier work based on the principle of camera obscura. Similarly to transparency the ciba-chrome...

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Constructed view (2004)

The principal stages of the latest casting technique of the reinforced concrete are as follows: two large temporary walls are constructed of wood...

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Permanent Daylight (2003)

When I first spotted the blindingly light greenhouses, sprawling to the size of an agricultural estate against a background like a landscape...

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Travelling Landscapes (2002)

The first train that left the station brought the static perception of images alive. The train’s window was the first adventure of the moving image...

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The Prora project (2002)

Prora is a geographical location on the isle of Rügen, at the northernmost point of Germany. The building built here was officially named...

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Liquid horizon (1998-2001)

The Atlantic Wall combines components of various kinds and functions, my attention was caught by the observation, control and command posts....

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On the edge (1996)

The confrontation of dimensions offers a number of possibilities; by selecting the dimensional boundary between the plane (2D) and the space (3D) for...

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The Picture of Light (1995)

I took a picture of a light bulb. This picture was projected in life size on a backlit film and installed in a gallery. The projection was made possible...

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Energy transform...(1994)

The light is the medium, which shows everything apart from itself, without becoming something else. As the formulas of silence rather than muteness...

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EXHIBITIONS

Selected solo exhibitions

2018

Spomen, Vintage Gallery, Budapest and Spomen, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris

2015

What do pictures want? Galerie Loevenbruck. Paris

2014

Das Fenster, Van der Grinten Gallery, Cologne

2013

Three by Three, Netwerk, Aalst and Three by Three, Ludwig-Contemporary Museum, Budapest

2013

Gallery Loevenbruck - Paris Photo, Los Angeles

2012

Das Fenster, Vintage Gallery, Budapest - Ontology at Loop, Barcelona - New works at Van der Grinten Gallery, Cologne

2010

From Pigment to Light/Blow-up, Vintage Gallery, Budapest - Blow-up, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris - Solo Presentation, Paris Photo, Paris - New Works, Galerie Willem van Zoetendaal, Amsterdam

2009

Colors of black & white, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris

2008

Echoes – with Yann Gross, Gallery WE Contenporary, London - Works, Museum Kranenburg

2007

Solo presentation Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam - Space Monochrome, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris

2006

Space Monochrome, Galerie Van der Grinten, Cologne - Camera Architectura, Gallery Quai 1. Images’06/ Vevey

2005

Constructed View (with Attila Csörgö), Galerie Willem van Zoetendaal, Amsterdam

2004

Permanent Daylight, Galerie Willem van Zoetendaal, Amsterdam - Liquid Horizon, Büro für Fotos, Cologne - Camera Architectura, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris

2003

The Prora Project, Büro für Fotos, Cologne - The Prora Project, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris - Liquid Horizon, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal

2002

Liquid Horizon, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague - Liquid Horizon with sculptures of Asger Jorn, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris - Liquid Horizon 2, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Nijmegen - The Prora Project, Galerie Willem van Zoetendaal, Amsterdam

2001

Liquid Horizon, Ludwig Museum, Budapest (cat.) - Liquid Horizon, CCC, Tours, Tours (cat.) - Liquid Horizon, Museum Schloß Moyland, Cleve (cat.)

2000

Landscapes of the Atlantic Wall, Vishal, Haarlem - Landscapes of the Atlantic Wall, Kunstraum Fuhrwerkswaage, Cologne (cat.)

1998

Wall Monochrome, Szt. István Király Múzeum, Székesfehérvár (cat.) - Tautologies, (Projections) Sala Do Resco, Lisbon (cat.)

1997

The Picture of Light, Liget Gallery, Budapest

1996

Wall Monochrome, Zichy Gallery, Leiden

1995

Reconstruction, Eveart Gallery, Budapest

1994

Pictures on the wall, Újlak Gallery, Budapest - Pictures on the wall, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York

1991

Pictures on the wall, Szt. István Király Múzeum, Székesfehérvár (cat.)

1990

Pictures on the wall, Studio Gallery, Budapest

1989

MM Gallery, Utrecht - Paper works, FMK Gallery, Budapest (cat.)

1988

Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts (cat.)

Selection of group shows

2018

Expérience photographique, Topographie de l’art, Paris

2016

Pencil of Culture, 10 years of acquisitions from the Centre Pompidou at Paris Photo, curated by Clément Chéroux and Karolina Ziebinska-Lewandowska

2016

Memory Lab: The Sentimental Turn. Photography Challenges History, MUSA, Vienna

2015

Memory Lab: The Sentimental Turn. Photography Challenges History, MUDAM, Luxembourg

2014

The Prehistory of the Image, Artefact festival, STUK, Leuven - On the move, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam - Memory Lab: The Sentimental Turn. Photography Challenges History“, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin

2013

Hungarian Art Photography in the New Millennium, National Gallery, Budapest Still, MODEM, Modern Museum Debrecen

2012

Habita(n)t, Rabo Art Zone, Rabobank Collection, Utrecht Cinematic, Voorkamer, Lier

2011

Radical Autonomy 2’ curator: Arno van Roosmalen, Netwerk, Aalst - Photo 3.0’. Eindhoven - Van Spaarnwoude naar Dreef’, Provinciehuis, Haarlem

2010

diep, festival de cote d’albatre- les impressionnistes, Diep - Panorama Kijkduin, Stroom, Den Haag - Focus Lódz Biennale 2010

2009

Amsterdam, Groupshow at Ron Mandos Galerie, Amsterdam - Raum sichten – Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn

2008-09

Nature as Artifice. New Dutch Landscape in Photography and Video Art; Kröller-Möller Museum, Otterlo; - Pinakothek der Moderne, München; Aperture Gallery, NY; George Eastman House, NY

2008

Bouw in Beeld (Building in Image) Travelling award show: The Hague, Municipal Center; Amsterdam, - Music Gebouw; Eindhoven, Municipal Center

2007

Mosaïque Programme Awards, Luxembourg

2006

Tiefebene Hochkant, Aktuelle Kunst aus Ungarn, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

2005-06

Dutch Photography, Seoul

2005

Munch Revisited, Ausstellungshalle Dortmund

2005

Constructed Moment, K4, Den Bosch

2005

Confrontation, FOAM, Amsterdam

2004

Confrontation, Le mois de la photo á Paris - Institut Néerlandais, Paris

2003

Entracte, Büro für Fotos, Cologne

2002-03

Link, a proposal for Municipal Acquisitions; Photography, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

2003

Art from a Natural Source, Kaap Helder

2003

Biennale Le mois de la Photo á Montréale

2001

‘naturea’, Ruhrlandmuseum Essen/ Kunsthaus Essen

1996

Vide-Cultura, Haarlem

1996

Jenseits von Kunst, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

1992

Kunst und Zeit – Ungarn, München/ Bonn

1988

Young Artist Festival, Moscow

1985

Drei Generationen in der ungarischen Kunst, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz

Works in public collections

Centre Pompidou, Paris – Fonds National d’Art Contemporain (FNAC) – Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris – Frances Fondation – FOAM-Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam – Musée de la Roche sur Yon – Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam – AkzoNobel Art Foundation – Frac Franche-Conté – Gemeentemuseum The Hague – Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest – Modern Múzeum, Pécs – Museum Schloss Moyland – Achmea Kunstcollectie - Rabo Bank Collection

2013: Three by Three, MER, paper kunsthalle,

text by the artist.

2006: Camera Architectura, Monografik Éditions, Blou,

text by the artist. The book is two parts: work and manual.

2001: The Liquid Horizon, Büro für Fotos, Cologne and Ludwig Múzeum Budapest,

text by Maria Tappeiner, Gábor Ösz

2000: Die Meereslandschaften des Atlantikwalls, Fuhrwerkswaage-Kunstraum, Cologne,

text by Sigrid Schneider

1998: Tautologies (Projections), Sala Do Risco, Lissabon,

text by Gábor Ösz

1998: Wall Monochrome, István Király Múzeum, Székesfehérvár,

text by Attila Csörgö, Willem Elias, Gábor Ösz.

1995: Associations, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam,

text by Anna Best, Walter van der Cruijsen, Jozef van der Heijden, Gábor Ösz, Herman Pitz, Georgina Starr, Stefan Zeyen.

1991: Pictures on the Wall, István Király Múzeum,

text by Gábor Ösz.

FILMS

2014: Das Fenster,

multi-layered installation with looped color single channel HD projection & analogue16mm film loops


2012: Tautology,

looped color single channel HD projection 1080 x 1980, sound, 6’52”


2011: Ontology,

looped color single channel HD projection 1080 x 1980, sound, 6’56”


2010: Blow-Up,

Blow-Up, color and b&w single channel HD projection 1080 x 1980, sound, 8’02”


2009: From Pigment to Light,

color and b&w single channel HD projection 1080x1980, sound, 5’23”


2005: Traveling Landscapes,

looped color single channel projection 576 x 720 PAL progressive video, sound, 31’


2003: Liquid Horizon,

documentary dvd, color, 22’, Gábor Ösz


2003: The Prora Project,

documentary dvd, color, 22’30”, by Maria Tappeiner, Gábor Ösz.