Years of Disarray - a spectacular book on avant-garde art

The best exhibition of the year 2018 is travelling through Central Europe, it was displayed in Poland and Slovakia already and now it is coming to Hungary. Eventhough - you can get the best of the avant-garde art by our selves! Just by the book Years of Disarray in our e-shop. 

Its twelve chapters are describing the breaking two decades of the modern and avant-garde art in Central Europe. The book brings a deep view into history of Austrian-Hungarian Empire and the new states established after its breakup in 1918. The readers will find out new details about central European visual art, scupltures, typography, photography, film and scene making - all that explained on examples of more than hundred authors from expresioninsm of 1908 till abstraction of 1928.   

Not only well known artists as Emil Filla, František Kupka, Max Oppenheimer, Oskar Kokoschka, László Moholy-Nagy, Władysław Strzemiński or Anton Jaszusch are presented; there are many other artists who took part on the exciting art scene of this moving period. The complex presentation of this period comes together with almost forty period magazines and almanacs which were connecting Central European centers of art as Budapest, Vienna, Prague, Cracow, Zagreb, Belgrade, Košice, Lvov, Warsaw, Vilnius or Novi Sad. The book is written by more than twenty international professionals from al the countries of the Central Europe and from the USA; and it took them several years to finish such a vast and unique professional publication which has never been published before in such a bride scope. 

 

 

Years of Disarray 1908-1928. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe
Years of Disarray 1908-1928
Years of Disarray 1908-1928. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe
Years of Disarray 1908-1928. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe
Years of Disarray 1908-1928. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe
Years of Disarray 1908-1928. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe
Years of Disarray 1908-1928. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe
Years of Disarray 1908-1928. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe

The last re-run of the exhibition Years of Disarray to be opened in Hungary 

The best Czech exhibition of the year 2018 is starting its third re-run in two days. 

After having been presented in Krakow (Poland) and Bratislava (Slovakia), the exhibition comes to Pécs (Hungary) to be opened at the Janus Pannonius Museum on Friday, December 13. The exposition is not as vast as it was in Olomouc, but it displays more artworks by Hungarian avant-garde artists.

The Hungarian re-run contains 12 chapters, as the original exhibition in Olomouc did, too. The chapters present the period of dramatic changes in the modern and avant-garde art in Central Europe from 1908 to 1928. The visitors will get the chance to admire the sculptures, graphics, typographies, magazines, film scripts and photography experiments.   

The exhibition was prepared in cooperation with the curators from Olomouc Museum of Art Šárka Belšíková, Anežka Šimková a Gina Renotière. 

The exhibition Years of Disarray 1908 – 1928 was running in Olomouc Museum of Art form september 2018 till January 2019 and was visited by more than thirteen thousand visitors. It won the second prize of the public of the Olomouc region, and mainly, it won the prestigious first prize awarded by Gloria musaealis for the best exhibition of the year 2018. 

 


The Years of Disarray saw more than thirteen thousand people

The just concluded exhibition Years of Disarray 1908 - 1928 became the most successful exhibition project of the Museum of Modern Art for the past five years. From last September to the end of January 2019, over 13,000 people visited it.

 

Visitors of the ‘Years of Disarray 1908–1928. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe’ exhibition can choose artworks of their heart

Years of Disarray 1908–1928’ exhibition present over 400 paintings, sculptures, magazines, books and posters lent out from six dozens institutions based in ten European countries. But which painting, sculpture or poster of this rich collection is the most beloved artwork of your heart? Express your opinion and accept the challenge which will uncover favourite artworks of our visitors.

 

Proffessor of the University of Pécs György Várkonyi lectured in Olomouc

How did the art in south Europe in 1908 - 1928 look like? On Thursday afternoon, the professor of the University of Pécs György Várkonyi gave a lecture where he introduced the work of the famoust Serbian artist Petar Dorović. Read MORE.

 

Lecutrers and studets from four countries met in Kroměříž

The ArtCoMe international educational programme officially started at the weekend of 22-24 September 2018 in the beautiful surroundings of Archbishop’s Chateau in Kroměříž. The programme is connecting students from Olomouc, Cracow, Bratislava and Pécs. The first meeting was intended for museum lecturers and teachers who will work with selected students within the program over the next three years. Read MORE.

 

The exhibition Years of Disarray was opened by the grandious concert by

Krzysztof Penderecki

The world legend and a Grammy Award holder, Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki, conducted a grandious concert in the fulled Church of Our Lady of the Snows in Olomouc. The concert opened the exhibiton Years of Disarray1908–1928. Read MORE.

 

Years of Disarray 1908–1928. An entirely unique exhibition in whole Europe.

More than 400 paintings, sculptures, magazines, books and posters from about 60 institutions of Europe - this is the unique exhibition Years of Disarray 1908- 1928 | Avant-gardes of Central Europe starting on September 20, 2018  in Olomouc Museum of Art. Read MORE.

 

V Kroměříži začala konference Zrod soudobého Středoevropana

Dlouhé období mezi lety 1848 a 2018 zhodnotí mezinárodní umělecko-historická konference Zrod soudobého Středoevropana, kterou na Arcibiskupském zámku v Kroměříži pořádají ode dneška až do pátku Národní památkový ústav, Univerzita Palackého, Muzeum umění Olomouc a město Kroměříž. Více ZDE.