|2007 in facts and images|
A Selection from the Collection of the Ludwig Museum, No.2
from the website of the Ludwig Museum
Ludwig Museum, Budapest, presents its collection pertaining to the 1990s based on a new curatorial concept and complete with recent acquisitions, on view throughout this year in its 2nd-Floor exhibition space.
A choice of newly acquired artworks has provided the point of departure for the exhibition concept. The museum has recently purchased works from major young creators, all members of the generation of artists emerging during the 1990s (Emese Bencz˙r, Eike, Mariann Imre, and Dezs§ Szabˇ). Each of the four artists significantly contributed to the creation of a new vocabulary for contemporary Hungarian art, in order to be clearly distinguished from the art of the period prior to the political changes, along with its system of institutions, in more than one (not exclusively aesthetic) aspects. These endeavours paralleled that of other young Eastern European artists who are also featured in the present show. (...)
Divers, Ludwig Museum Budapest