Contemporary Chinese Art
15 December 2013 – 30 March 2014
Political pop and cynical realism. These two slogans, that also created art schools, symbolised the sudden emergence of Chinese contemporary art at the time when the attention of Western countries turned to the East at the end of the millennium. The contemporary scene is naturally more abundant than these schools, however, without them China (besides the economical) wouldn’t be such a great power of fine arts.
Naturalism and Humanism in the Early 21st Century
17 November 2013 – 16 February 2014
In the group show of Deathly Nature, saturated by the influence of horror and psycho thriller, more than 60 works of 14 artists can be seen, presenting what in-between and hybrid creatures fill the Hungarian universe of fine arts. A part of the artworks reflects to our own fears and suppressed anxieties, the others react to the social problems of our present time.
The Walls of Lili Ország
18 August 2013 – 19 January 2014
The oeuvre of Lili Ország, with her peculiar private mythology, is unique in the 20th-century Hungarian fine arts. MODEM now ventures to introduce this lonely career of feminine and Jewish roots. The exhibition features works from various Hungarian public and private collections, spanning every important period of the artist. Thus, the visitors will gain a comprehensive insight into this outstanding and mysterious oeuvre that can rarely be seen in its entirety.