Context & Identity in Contemporary Hungarian Art

Reimagining the near past and constructing local identities. A Fulbright project by Linnea West (2012-13)

Studio Visit with Andreas Fogarasi

On February 21, I stepped out into the clean streets of Vienna on a cold morning, and got only slightly lost before being welcomed into Andreas Fogarasi’s studio. Bright, light, … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Okwui Enwezor, Margins, and Nationalism at the Venice Biennial

Okwui Enwezor, a prominent art historian and curator, spoke at the lecture series on Theoretical and Critical Problems of the Margins Today at the Ludwig Museum on February 19th. This lecture series … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Utopias and fictions in architecture

“Architecture can say a lot about the reality – but also about the utopias – of a society. What stood out for me about these cultural centres was that these … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Negotiation of Public Space

“Established in the 18th century as an alternative to the secret processes of feudal hegemony and the formation of power, public space means both a specific place and the social … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Branding the State, as far back as the 1930s

“The conversion of quarters into entertainment modules of a differentiated urban adventure zone cannot be overlooked. Indeed the discussion of the future of cities in recent years has revolved primarily … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment