All posts in "Art"

Healthy People for Fun

By Petra Tkalcec / 2014-02-06

Documentary directed, written, shot and edited by Karpo Aćimović Godina. Nations and ethnic groups in the province of Vojvodina live(d) in harmonious coexistence. However, members of the same ethnic groups paint facades of their houses the same color — Croats red, Hungarians green, and Slovaks blue… The film delighted audiences at the premiere and won […]


Prague, the city of weird statues

By János Gömöri / 2014-01-13

What’s the best known place with weird statues and art? Probably the Vigeland park in Norway or the Denver airport. In Eastern Europe, Prague offers a lot of diverse weird statues, all thanks to one man, David Černý. This is not to say that there are no other weird Eastern European statues. There is a […]


Russian mobsters toombstones

By Petra Tkalcec / 2014-01-02

Russian photographer Denis Tarasov’s Essences series consists of photos of Russian mobsters of the 90’s taken at cemeteries in Russia and Ukraine. Images: Denis Tarasov, Untitled (from the Essence Series), 2013


Boya drawing tool

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-12-18

Boya are crayons of a sort. What is so special about crayons, you must be asking yourself…Well, first of all, they are Croatian made, which in itself is a bit plus in my book. On a serious note though, BOYA is really cool. It started with a concept by Maja Mesić, Croatian product designer. Maja’s […]


Come to VERNISSAGE at Theatre on the Roof

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-10-07

New English language theatre premier is on this Friday at THEATRE ON THE ROOF (TETŐ SZÍNHÁZ), Budapest, Hungary! Read about the director in our Summer Interview with Oliver Micevski. VERNISSAGE by Vaclav Havel Premiere 11 October 2013, 20.00 Thalia Szinhaz Nagymező u. 22-24., Budapest, Hungary, 1065 WHO ARE YOU WHEN NO ONE’S WATCHING? MHM? Director: […]


Partial Nudity by Eli Cortiñas at Mélycsarnok Budapest

By Adorjan Ficzere / 2013-09-11

Partial Nudity explores human relationships and dreamlike atmospheres through video manipulation, it is exposing an intimate view of the artist’s thoughts and through her eyes we witness selections of videos reworked into something totally her own creation. By this method of appropriation, Eli Cortiñas transforms feature films from the 1950’s to the 80’s into smaller […]


Inspiration Belgrade with Mats Staub

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-08-05

The Cultural Center Grad, together with the CULTURESCAPES Balkans 2013 festival from Basel, is organizing a program called Inspiration Belgrade, which is hosting the Swiss artist Mats Staub.Before Staub four artists have been guests of the program – Swedish artist Jacob Dahlgren, Austrian writer Josef Kleindienst, German cinematographer Niclas Reed Middleton and French multimedia artist Marianne […]


Marina Abramović crashes Jay-Z’s performance marathon

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-07-11

Marina Abramović, Serbian born ‘grandmother of performance art’ as she likes to call herself, showed up at Pace gallery NY yesterday, to join Jay Z in his 6 hour long performance of  Picasso Baby from his Magna carta Holy Grail album. Check out the up close Vine clips from Complex Art+ Design editor Cedar Pasori […]


Helmut Newton exhibition in Budapest

By Adorjan Ficzere / 2013-07-01

Retrospective exhibition on the creative output of Berlin born photographer Helmut Newton on display at The Museum Of Fine Arts in Budapest. Considered an icon in fashion photography, Helmut Newton’s work has a distinctive feel and his influence is felt in any modern magazine of our time. The variant themes of fame, luxury, sexuality, and […]

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