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 viennacontemporary : Vienna’s international art fair from 2015 in Marx Halle

24 - 27 September 2015
Preview & vernissage: 23 September 2015

 Christian Jankowski appointed Chief Curator of Manifesta 11

 Faur Zsófi Gallery @ Contemporary Istanbul '14

artists exhibited 

 Kate Bryan announced as new ART15 fair director

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 GLAZ Gallery, Moscow @ Paris Photo


 ASYMETRIA, Warsaw @ Paris Photo

Stand: B35


 Vintage Gallery @ PARIS PHOTO

Stand: D37


 Galeria SABOT, Cluj @ ARTISSIMA

presenting works by Alex…

 Fundacja Profile, Warsaw @ ARTISSIMA

 presenting works by Alicja Karska & Aleksandra Went Booth ORANGE 1

 Polansky Gallery, Prague @ ARTISSIMA

presenting works by Vladimír Houdek & Hana Turečková, Roman Stetina


 Gregor Podnar Gallery, Berlin-Ljubljana @ ARTISSIMA

 presenting works by Irma Blank, Primož…

 Ani Molnár Gallery @ ARTISSIMA

exhibiting artists: Dénes Farkas, Péter Forgács and Marge Monko

 hunt kastner, Prague @ ARTISSIMA

presenting works by Dominik Lang, Zbynek Baladran, Daniel Pitin and Eva…


in the main section exhibiting: Jakub Woynarowski, Nicolas Grospierre and Sławomir…

 VILTIN Gallery, Budapest @ ARTISSIMA

in the main section exhibiting: Zsolt ASZTALOS and Attila KOVÁCS

 Le Guern Gallery Warsaw at ARTISSIMA

in the main section. Exhibiting artists: Tomek Baran, Jiri David, Pravdoliub…


A new contemporary art gallery, EASTWARDS PROSPECTUS opened on 10 of October in Bucharest, presenting two exhibitions. 

 Ivan Gallery @ Frieze Masters

with Horia Bernea at Stand 15 

 Galeria Plan B @ FIAC


 Stereo Gallery, Warsaw

@ Frieze London, Focus Section, Stand H 24 

 Raster Gallery, Warsaw

@ Frieze London, Focus Section,  Stand  G23

 Gregor Podnar Gallery, Berlin-Ljubljana

@ Frieze London Stand A14

 Plan B, Cluj

@ Frieze London Stand H5

 Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw

at Frieze London Stand F5


Book presentation and roundtable discussion @ tranzit.sk,

 Kontakt Collection @ VIENNAFAIR

The Art Collection of Erste Group and ERSTE Foundation @ booth C30 

 curated by_Olga Sviblova

CCC#3: Insignificant Alterations @ Krinzinger Projekte

 curated by_Maja & Reuben Fowkes

#underthestars @ Knoll Galerie Wien

 curated by_Alenka Gregorič

Points of View @ Galerie Ernst Hilger

 Ani Molnár Gallery Budapest @ Viennafair

artists exhibited at booth B3 Emese Benczúr, Szilárd Cseke, Dénes Farkas, György Szász

 International Gallery Prize

2014 of Viennafair is given to Galerie Zak Branicka Berlin Warsaw as it opens new perspectives for fair…

 LET'S CEE international film festival 2-11 Oct , Vienna

 80 exceptional productions from Central and Eastern Europe this year in Vienna 

 TRAPÉZ Gallery, Budapest @ Viennafair

TRAPÉZ brings the works of Damir Očko, Péter Puklus, László Lakner, Tomás Bárta to booth…

 SARIEV Contemporary @ Viennafair

The Bulgarian gallery from Varna exhibits at booth…

 Galerija Škuc Ljubljana @ Viennafair

Galerija Škuc exhibits Jasmina CIBIC at Stand:…

 Galeria Le Guern, Warsaw @ Viennafair

Leguern Gallery at Viennafair with a solo show by Tomek Baran, Stand:…

 curated by_vienna

The Century of the Bed opens on October 2 in all the participating galleries (6 - 9pm) in Vienna…


PARALELL VIENNA Oct 1-5 , 2014.
Altes Zollamt, Schnirgasse 9

 Independent Art from Serbia

BLOCKFREI appearas at the 10th VIENNAFAIR, by presenting the project Independent Art from

 ŻAK | BRANICKA @ Viennafair

with a dynamic booth – BOOTH F6 – with…


Second International Forum for doctoral candidates in East European art history

Author: ArtGuideEast

Published on: 12.12.2014

East European art history has recently been enjoying a surge of academic interest, however, within art historical research it remains a marginal area. Accordingly, there are only few suitable platforms for young academics to discuss issues focusing on this subject area. More

Interview with Hans Knoll

Author: Tina Kaplár

Published on: 10.12.2014

Knoll Gallery Budapest celebrated its 25th anniversary incredibly stylishly with a symposium held on Eastern European Collecting in the gallery. On this occasion we asked Hans Knoll about how the gallery was founded 25 years ago in the middle of the changes in the whole region, how the Eastern European art scene developed, the role of art fairs, his multi-faceted activity including the art tours and his new book to be published soon about Eastern European Collectors. More


Author: ArtGuideEast

Published on: 10.12.2014

The COAL Prize Art and Environment rewards each year a project by a contemporary artist involved in environmental issues. Its goals are to promote and support the vital role which art and creation play in raising awareness, supporting concrete solutions and encouraging a culture of ecology. The winner is selected out of ten short-listed entries by a jury of well- known specialists in art, research, ecology and sustainable development More

Interview with Ferhat Özgür

Author: Fani Zguro

Published on: 09.12.2014

Ferhat Özgür has been showing his works from the beginning of 2000 at different spaces around the world (from MoMA PS1 NYC to Berlin Biennale). He lives and works in Istanbul, producing various types of works (video, photographs, works on paper), traveling a lot to follow your exhibitions and in the same time you do other projects such as Mardin Biennale. More

Welcome on board Kinga Lendeczki!

Author: Tina Kaplár

Published on: 08.12.2014

Kinga Lendeczki joined ArtGuideEast team as our correspondent from Moldova. Kinga studied aesthetics and communication and media studies at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest and she spent a year in Moldova as a volunteer in the Center for Contemporary Art [ksa: k], where she will return in January to collaborate with Oberliht Young Artists Association. She will contribute to ArtGuideEast on a regular basis but before her first article we wanted to introduce her as well. More

I Can’t Sing but I Do, I Can’t Dance but I Do, I Can’t Paint but I Do by JUGOSLAV MITEVSKI

Author: ArtGuideEast

Published on: 28.11.2014

Ana Cristea Gallery presents the gallery’s first solo exhibition with Jugoslav Mitevski. Mitevski's choice of concrete as a medium literally manifests the transitive operation of documentation that is characteristic of creation. Despite its rigidity, concrete is an exceedingly responsive material. More

Interview with Mihai Nicodim

Author: Gabriela Mateescu

Published on: 26.11.2014

An interview with Mihai Nicodim one of the most important and internationally acknowledged art dealers from Romania. He is well-known for his gallery in L.A., where he represents young Eastern European artists and makes Romanian art become more visible. Upon his graduatation from The Art University in Bucharest in the 80s' he was offered a chance to go to Stuttgart before the fall of communism. He now lives and works in Los Angeles and in October 2012 he opened Nicodim Gallery in Bucharest where he is promoting emerging young artists. We talked about his international experience and about how the high standard of this newly opened gallery stimulates the local contemporary art market . More

The glory of MAN?

Author: Barbara Dudás

Published on: 26.11.2014

interview with Adrian Kiss

Adrian Kiss is a young and ambitious contemporary artist of Hungarian-Romanian origin who studied at Central Saint Martins in London. The opening event of his most recent show ≡MAN≡ was hosted by ArtGuideEast and here you can read some of his thoughts about the new works. More
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Mihai Nicodim Gallery, L.A.- Bucharest @ NADA Miami Beach

Q & A series with CEE galleries participating in Miami

Author: Ruxanda Renita

Published on: 19.12.2014

In the hectic yet fascinating world of NADA Miami, Mihai Nicodim - the godfather of the Romanian contemporary art has ‘deconstructed’ ideas about art, artists, art world, art fairs with Art Guide East. Find out what the success behind being a good artist is, how the geographic ‘limitation’ can be surpassed,… More


David Nolan Gallery, New York @ Art Basel Miami Beach

Q & A series with CEE related galleries participating in Miami Beach

Author: Ruxanda Renita

Published on: 14.12.2014

At Art Basel Miami Beach, David Nolan Gallery have chosen to feature the collaborative installation of Şerban Savu and Ciprian Mureşan. Alongside David Nolan Gallery, both artists are represented by Gallery Plan B, Cluj/Berlin and Mihai Nicodim, Los Angeles. George Newall, a representative of David… More


Viennacontemporary : Vienna’s international art fair from 2015 in Marx Halle

Author: ArtGuideEast

Published on: 12.12.2014

Under a new name and in a new location VF Betriebgesellschaft mbH will organize Vienna’s international art fair at the gateway between East and West: viennacontemporary. The first edition of viennacontemporay to be held 24 - 27 September 2015is a major step forward in strengthening Vienna as an international… More


Faur Zsófi Gallery, Budapest @ SCOPE

Q & A series with CEE galleries participating in Miami Beach

Author: Ruxanda Renita

Published on: 07.12.2014

Faur Zsófi Gallery has done several art fairs this year on three different continents promoting the CEE region's emerging contemporary artists. We had a nice talk with Zsófi Faur gallery owner and director at SCOPE Miami Beach about how successful her strategies on the international art market have… More


Bastejs Gallery, Riga @ SCOPE

Q & A series with CEE galleries participating in Miami Beach

Author: Ruxanda Renita

Published on: 07.12.2014

Bastejs Gallery focuses on the cultural exchange between the Baltic States, representing artists from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The gallery works closely with its represented artists, providing artworks for the collectors and institutions. We talked with Baiba Morkane gallery director, about her… More


NextArt Gallery, Budapest @ SCOPE

Q & A series with CEE galleries participating in Miami Beach

Author: Ruxanda Renita

Published on: 06.12.2014

NextArt Gallery represents the Hungarian contemporary art, produced by the young talents. The gallery started in 2007 with a group exhibition of the latest generation of domestic contemporary art. Alongside with paintings, other forms of contemporary art are also introduced, such as animation, graphics,… More