The central attraction

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The central attraction | Central graphic second half of the 20th century and the authors book

14 November 2013 - 30 April 2014
The Museum of Modern Art | Gallery

Central European exhibition graphics second half of the 20th century, in addition to free work also includes examples from the collection of artists books, evokes a pair of big questions: Is there a middle Europe and its specific cultural tradition? And this can affect the affinity of specific artistic expressions given time period? The aim here is not to find definitive answers, but rather to present the breadth and diversity of themes, expressions and gestures copyright, with which can be shown in the Visegrad area meet.

Within the exhibition are presented works of Polish, Hungarian, Slovak and Czech artists. To name at least Jane Kraupe-Swiderski, Lajos Kaššák, Dor Maurer, Sándor Pinczehelyie, Milan Dobeš, Joseph Jankovic, Dezider Tóth, Zdenek Sykora, Vladimir Boudník, Karel Malich, Ales Vesely and Eva Bednar.

The exhibition consists of a variable part of the new permanent exhibition of art from the second half of the twentieth century and is accompanied by screenings of short video documentaries, prepared in the framework of Central European Art Database.

Photo Gallery
Sándor Pinczehelyi (1946)

Sardi (1) – Sickle (1), 1973, serigraph, paper, 595 mm×839 mm; 362 mm×783 mm, acquired 2004, Olomouc Museum of Art, No. G 13396

Zdeněk Sýkora (1920 Louny – 2011 Louny)

Black-and-white structure, 1970, serigraph, paper, 590 mm×420 mm, acquired 1996, Olomouc Museum of Art, No. G 13186

Dezider Tóth / MonogramistaT.D (1947 Výčapy-Opatovce)

Visual aids, TAB. I, 1976–1977  serigraph, paper, 500 mm×500 mm, acquired 2009, Olomouc Museum of Art, inv. no. G 13693


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