This year is the 20th anniversary of passing away of sculptor Nándor Wagner. All programs in 2017 will be devoted to his life and art. The Wagner Nándor Art Gallery will show his creating activity with quite a few items which were not on display so far.
Poster of Spring Exhibition
The exhibition space in Pentagon Gallery will be given to Inui Tsuyoshi (乾 剛) photo artist`s new collection titled "Four seasons in the garden of Wagner Nándor". Here you can see some of his photos.
The Spring Exhibition is open from 15th of April to 15th of May, 2017 except all Mondays.
The Day of Hungarian Paintings' prize giving ceremony's accompanying exhibition is
a collection of selected copper engravings of Csaba Rékassy (1937-1989). See more
The 2016 Supka Magdolna Prize has been granted to Gábor Atlasz painter
Day of Hungarian Paintings autumn festival has been celebrated in every October since 2002 (October 18th is the day for Saint Luke the patron of artist). T-Art Foundation and Mr. József Csáki collector established the Supka Magdolna Prize in 2006 commemorating the famous Hungarian art critic and historian. Academia Humana Foundation joined as operator and supporter in 2015 after Mr. Csáki passed away. The prize medallion was designed by sculptor Márta Csikai. Prize giving ceremony has been held at Józsefvárosi Galéria since 2013.
The Supka Magdolna Prize
Magdolna Supka (1914-2005) has been one of the most recognized authority on contemporary graphics and paintings. Due to her books, lectures and writings unknown and underprivileged Hungarian painters were introduced to art life such as Vilmos Aba-Novák, Kálmán Csohány, Jenő Gadányi, György Kohán, Zoltán Perei, János Pirk, Csaba Rékassy, Vladimir Szabó, Lajos Szalay, László Tenk and Menyhért Tóth. Her book on Mihály Zichy is a classic.
List of Supka Magdolna Prize winners:
2016 Gábor Atlasz
2015 György Verebes
2014 Gabriella and Timor Shah
2013 Gabriella Sulyok
2012 István Márkus
2011 Flórián Kugler
2010 József Gaál
2009 János Gulyás
2008 Mihály Sípos
2007 Tibor Wehner
2006 Tibor Bráda
Supka Magdolna Prize operators: Eszter Bényi, Sándor Kiss, László Tenk, Erzsébet Szabó
It was 167 years ago when 13 Hungarian generals were executed in Arad by the order of Austrian general Julius Jacob von Haynau. They are known as Martyrs of Arad. Prime Minister Count Lajos Batthyány was executed the same day in Pest. 6th of October has been a national day of mourning since long in Hungary.
Due to rain yesterday a silent remembering ceremony took place at Nándor Wagner's Corpus Hungaricum in Székesfehérvár. After the national anthem had played wrenches of city Székesfehérvár, the local military regiment, civil organizations, Academia Humana Foundation, a Polish group and civilians were placed at live martial music.
Silent ceremony without words in rain
Placing the wrench of Academia Humana Foundation
The program remembering and recalling of the 1849 sorrowful events was performed by the theater company and choir of the II. Rákóczi Ferenc elementary school inside at their gymnasium.
Full attention of school children
School theater company performed the program
For sake of memory: Sándor Kiss, Sándor Kálmán, László Szundy
The autumn exhibition will focus on the statues of Wagner Nandor. The accompanying exhibition in the Pentagon Gallery will show the art pieces of Mr. Takehiko Kikuchi painter. He was born in Ashikaga, Tochigi-Prefecture and at present he is professor at Tama University of Arts. It will open on 15th of October and last day of the exhibition is 15th of November. On all Mondays are closed for visitors.
The poster of the exhibition
Location: Mashiko, Mashiko, Haga District, Tochigi Prefecture 321-4217, Japán
Paul Nagy has been living in Paris since 1956. He had been researching at French libraries for ten years in order to collect correspondences and texts of Hungarian royals and famous ones written in French to royals, politicians, high ranking military officers, artists, writers, institutions, friends and so on. That unique collection has been published in French titled "Une francophonie millénaire" by Honoré Champion publisher. The anthology covers the period from sixteenth century to early twentieth century. The book was published with the support of our foundation.
Paul Nagy writer, translator of literary and poetic works. He and Tibor Papp founded magazine Magyar Műhely in 1962 and sister magazine L'Atelier in 1972 respectively. His second anthology covering the texts of twentieth century writings and correspondences already has been in preparation.