Context & Identity in Contemporary Hungarian Art

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


Extended bibliography below (essay bibliography at bottom of Essay page).

In the Ludwig Museum Library (access their catalog here):

  • Timár, Katalin. Unmistakable Sentences. The Collection Revisited. Budapest: Ludwig Museum, 2011.
  • Modern and Contemporary Hungarian Art Bulletin, 1985-1990. Budapest: Soros Foundation, 1991.
  • Zwickl, András. “Five Years,” SCAA Bulletin 1991-1994. Budapest: Soros Center for Contemporary Arts, 1994.
  • Neray, Katalin. “The Past Five Years of Hungarian Visual Arts,” SCAA Bulletin 1991-1994. Budapest: Soros Center for Contemporary Arts, 1994.
  • Zwickl, András. “Incidental Consonance?,” Polyphony. Social Commentary in Contemporary Hungarian Art. Budapest: SCAA-Budapest, 1995.
  • Király, Erzsébet. “From a National Imagination to an Image-creating Nation: Ideas about the Origins of Hungarian Art,” Art and Nation: Image and Self-image / XIX. Nemzet es Muveszet: Kes es onkep. Budapest: Hungarian National Gallery /Magyar Nemzeti Galeria, 2010. (In connection with exhibition of same name held there November 5, 2010-April 3, 2011.)
  • Revesz, Emese. “Strengthening of National Identity in 19th Century Popular Graphic Arts,” Art and Nation: Image and Self-image / XIX. Nemzet es Muveszet: Kes es onkep. Budapest: Hungarian National Gallery /Magyar Nemzeti Galeria, 2010.
  • Essays by Vanessa Joan Muller and Soren Grammel. Andreas Fogarasi: Information. Eds. Andreas Fogarasi and Soren Grammel. CITY: Grazer Kunstverein, 2008.
  • Timar, Katalin, Ed. Andreas Fogararsi: Kultur and Freizeit. 2007. Publication realized for the 52nd Venice Biennale.
  • The New Arrivals: 8 Contemporary Artists from Hungary. Curated by Peter Forgacs as part of Hungary in Focus, 2011 EU Project, including intro essay by Forgacs and information on his project The Danube River Exodus.
  • András, Edit, Ed. Transitland: video art from Central and Eastern Europe, 1989-2009. Budapest: Ludwig Museum, 2009.
  • Hegyi, Dóra, Ed. Parallel Chronologies: “Other” Revolutionary Traditions: How Art Becomes Public: An exhibition in newspaper format. Budapest: Tranzit Hungary, 2011.
  • Szolnoki Jozsef: Homeopathic Reality/ Homeopatikus Valóság. Budapest: Ernst Museum, 2011.
  • Készman, József. “Therapeutic National Theme Park,” Szolnoki József: Homeopathic Reality. Budapest: Ernst Museum, 2011.

In the Central European University Library (access their catalog here):

  • Sugar, János. “Schrodinger’s Cat in the Art World,” East Art Map: Contemporary Art and Eastern Europe. Ed. IRWIN. London: Afterall Book, 2006.
  • Andras, Edit. “Transgressing Boundaries (Even those marked out by predecessors) in New Genre Conceptual Art,” Art after Conceptual Art. Eds. Alexander Alberro and Sabeth Buchmann. Vienna: Generali Foundation, 2006.
  • Megill, Allan. “Historical Representation, Identity, Allegiance,” Narrating the Nation: Representatives in History, Media, and the Arts. Eds. Stefan Berger, Linas Eriksonas, and Andrew Mycock. Berghan Books: New York and London, 2008.
  • Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.
  • Said, Edward. Orientalism. New York: Vintage Books, 1978.
  • Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. New York: Verso, 2006.
  • Rushdie, Salman. “Outside the Whale,” in Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism
  • Szentjóby, Tamás. “Centaur,” trans. Jim Tucker, Text and image in the 19-20th century art of Central Europe. Ed. Katalin Keserü and Zsuzsanna Szegedy-Maszák. Budapest: Eötvös University Press, 2010.
  • Andrási, Gábor and Zwickl, András. “Contemporary Art in the Nineties,” The History of Hungarian Art in the Twentieth Century. Ed. Gábor Andrási et al. Budapest : Corvina, 1999.
  • Clark, Toby. Art and Propaganda in the Twentieth Century : the Political Image in the Age of Mass Culture. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
  • Jordan, Mel and Miles, Malcom. Art and Theory after Socialism. Bristol, UK; Chicago: Intellect, 2008.
  • Henderon, Mae G. . Borders, Boundaries, and Frames : Essays in Cultural Criticism and Cultural Studies. New York: Routledge, 1995.
  • Alexander, Jeffrey C., Ed. Cultural Trauma and Collective Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.
  • Foucault, Michel. The Archaeology of Knowledge. Trans. A.M. Sheridan Smith. New York: Pantheon Books, 1972.

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Updated May 21, 2013.

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