2016. February 9. Tuesday
Had he not passed away unduly young, Zoltán Érmezei would be sixty years old now that we present this exhibition of his oeuvre. As a visual artist, he was intrigued by the idea of death from the start, and the idea found its ultimate manifestation in the last group of works, Corpuses, which he modelled after himself.
The exciting story of space travel is just waiting for you to discover. In Hall B at Millenáris now you may learn up close the items and tools that were of paramount importance in the galactic adventures for mankind. Even more, at the end of the exhibition you also find out what kind of astronaut you would turn out to be.
László Lajtha was a Kossuth-Prize-winning composer and folk music researcher, whose name is uttered with those of Bartók and Kodály as one of the three “great Hungarians”. This title was earned in view not only of his career, but also of the tireless work all three men undertook in collecting and evaluating all they could of the great wealth of Hungarian folk music.
One of the most important figures in twentieth-century Hungarian photography is Károly Hemző, who died three years ago (1928-2012). His retrospective exhibition can be seen at the Hungarian National Museum starting on 4 December 2015 onwards. The exhibition provides a comprehensive overview of Hemző's work from recent decades.
Writers. We are familiar with them from our studies, theatre, films, readings and from many other sources. But who they are, what did they look like and how did they live their daily life? The Petőfi Museum of Literature's exhibition opening mid December incites us to have a look inside their life and so to get to know them better.