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.
Presentation of Nandor Wagner Prizes on 20th of April was one of the events of the University Days at Partium Christian University in Oradea (Nagyvarad), Romania.
The topic for the competition was to design a medal to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the foundation of Sulyok István high school and 15th anniversary of the foundation Partium Christian University. All competing pieces were exhibited at the newly opened Gallery of Art Department.
Mr. Arnold Lungu
Ms. Kincső Kónya, Mr. Lehel Tóth and Mr. Attila Bende
Ms. Dorottya Bodnár
Mr. Botond Csiby-Gindele
Ms. Ramóna Kovács
1st prize Mr. Arnold Lungu
Mr. Attila Bende
Ms. Kincső Kónya
Mr. Lehel Tóth
More Recognized Works
Ms. Ildikó Balázs
Ms. Dorottya Bodnár
Mr. Botond Csiby-Gindele
Ms. Ramóna Kovács
The winners, acknowledged ones and their teacher Mr. Előd Izsák
This event was crowned by Mr. Vilmos Meleg actor who recited poems of Csokonai Vitéz Mihály, Horváth Imre andBabits Mihály. He just celebrated his 60th birthday and was decorated by the Hungarian Knowledge - Hungarian Mastery award. The medal and certificate of merit was presented by Mr. István Pintér president of the Foundation of the Partium Christian University.
Mr. Pintér, the Meleg couple and the reporter of Bihari Napló daily newspaper.
2016 spring exhibition combines Wagner Nandor's art pieces showing dancers and lotus the praised plant of East. It is a new initiative that art and history, taking care of lotus will be combined. The lotus expert of Utsunomiya Mr. Yōzō Innami will give a series of lectures. The exhibition will open from 15th of April and visitors can enjoy it until 15th of May.
Poster of the Exhibition with terracotta figurine of famous dancer Han Takehara
The lotus which woke up after 460 years later.
A group of enthusiastic lotus lovers headed by Mr.
Innami unearthed 80 seeds by research excavation from the old Lotus pond (hasuike) of Utsunomiya castle which was
filled in centuries ago. UtsunomiyaCastle Old Hasuike Revival Exploratory Committee made a fruitful harvest by picking the seeds from the enormous volume of old clay. It was possible to make bloom first flower by Mr. Innami who is passionate collector of lotus. He succeeded to germinate some seeds and brought them up to flowering plant after 3 years. It's
revealed that the lotus which bloomed is 1550-1850 time actually by dating by radiation. The lotus was named after him as Inami lotus.
Mr. Innami posing with flowering lotus named after him.
The front page of Newsletter of Utsunomiya Lotus Club showing the genetic heritage of Innami lotus and poster of Mashiko spring exhibition
Mr. Innami presented a white lotus to Mr. Nandor Wagner many years ago. It brings flowers since then.