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 Adrian Ghenie with a solo painting exhibition will represent Romania at the Venice Biennale: Adrian Ghenie – Darwin’s Room

 Ciprian Mureşan - Your survival is guaranteed by treaty

January 16, 2015 - March 22, 2015. @ Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

 Adeline Ooi , the new director Asia of Art Basel

Adeline Ooi has become director Asia of Art Basel, who for the past two years acted as Art Basel’s VIP relations manager for Southeast Asia.

 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…



Author: ArtGuideEast

Published on: 25.01.2015

Accumulation of Matter features artistic projects that open up an interplay between intrinsic organic formations and interested human agents. The once neutral ‘earth-old things’ newly re-framed as national heritage, tourist site, battlefield, ethnic land, destination of group pilgrimage or party emblem easily conform to institutionalized geomythologies. Contemporary artists - taken up the role of social interaction designers - infuse their praxes to survey the socio-spatial terrain. More


Author: ArtGuideEast

Published on: 15.01.2015

Apsolutno's work selected for the exhibition at MSUV Novi Sad reflects on the respective present of a state in transition and allows us to look at it like through a magnifying glass. The exhibition consists of three consecutive exhibition setups (or 'chapters' if you will) within a month. By focusing on the topics of Death, Confusion and Sale, the exhibition puts an emphasis on Apsolutno's analysis of the present of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/Serbia and the radical changes in the political, social and economic context formulated in their artistic work over the past two decades. More

Interview with Ákos Bánki

Author: Kinga Lendeczki

Published on: 14.01.2015

The Budapest based painter and curator Ákos Bánki is spending six months in the Moldavian capital city to complete his research and to discover the Eastern side of Europe. We asked him about his impression of the art scene of Chisinau, his collaboration with local art students and their common exhibition Pulse - New vision as well as about his ongoing artistic and curatorial projects and his plans for the future. More

Interview with Marcus Graf

Author: Fani Zguro

Published on: 13.01.2015

The 9th edition of Contemporary Istanbul art fair was held from 12 to 16 November 2014 with 108 contemporary art galleries from 23 countries. The exhibitions of the galleries and the various programs attracted 77,000 art lovers to Istanbul. We talked with Marcus Graf, program director about all the already established programs and about the new initiatives of the fair. More

Interview with Olivia Niţiş

Author: Gabriela Mateescu

Published on: 12.01.2015

The 6th edition of the International Experimental Engraving Biennial (IEEB), Romania’s premier international experimental printmaking art festival opened recently. The biennial gives the Romanian community new ways of looking at the world and new ways of seeing and understanding the art of printmaking in contemporary society. Each exhibition enlivens the public spaces with contemporary art and encourages dynamic curatorial practices. We`ve contacted Olivia Nițiș, one of the founders of this event, to share some background information. More


Author: ArtGuideEast

Published on: 10.01.2015

The first exhibition of 2015 at the Gallery Vernon presents an original multi-spectral show ELEMENTS OVER THE CITIES. There is a connecting line in art of Laura Victoria Delgado, Linda Čihařová and Petra Gupta Valentová lying in a nature and living environment. More

Interview with Ulrich Loock

Author: Jan Elantkowski

Published on: 09.01.2015

The exhibition DE. FI. CIEN. CY, at the Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk in Poznan is curated by Ulrich Loock and it displays works by Andrzej Wróblewski together with those by René Daniëls and Luc Tuymans. In our interview we talked about the exhibition which is part of his ongoing examination of the condition of the image in contemporary art. More

Interview with Anu Allas

Author: Jan Elantkowski

Published on: 08.01.2015

Anu Allas is a curator at Art Museum of Estonia and is an associated postdoctoral researcher at graduate school "InterArt" at Freie Universität Berlin. During the “East European Art Seen from Global Perspectives: Past and Present” conference in Lublin she presented her paper “Our Imaginings Unite with Reality. Ideological Encounters in the East European Neo-Avant-Garde" of which we asked her in this interview. More
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Galerie Iragui, Moscow @ ARTE FIERA

Author: Tina Kaplár

Published on: 24.01.2015

Moscow based Galerie Iragui originates from Paris as a nomad-gallery directed by curator Ekatherina Iragui, it then stepped forward as a show-room in the Marais quarter, they travelled over France and Russia through a fusion of exhibitions, installations and special events in art institutions and non-traditional… More


SODA Gallery, Bratislava - San Francisco @ Arte Fiera

Author: Tina Kaplár

Published on: 23.01.2015

SODA Gallery is based in Bratislava and San Francisco and represents 12 artists dealing exclusively in critically acclaimed, important works of contemporary art produced by very young, emerging and high-caliber artists from the Austria, Germany, Czech and the Slovakia. Since opening its doors in 2009,… More


amt_project, Bratislava @ ARTE FIERA

Author: Tina Kaplár

Published on: 22.01.2015

The amt _ project is a contemporary art gallery based in Bratislava established in April 2010. The gallery concentrates on contemporary young artists from the Central and Eastern European region and specifies their importance within the international art scene. The current program of the gallery is focused… More


Krokus Gallery, Bratislava @ ARTE FIERA

Author: Tina Kaplár

Published on: 21.01.2015

Krokus Gallery was founded in 2008, in the centre of Bratislava, operating in two exhibition spaces. From the beginning they have been working as a private gallery, working very closely with the Slovak artists Lucia Dovičáková, Erik Sille, Rastislav Podoba, Jana Farmanová, Lucia Nimcová, Svätopluk Mikyta,… More


ZAHORIAN&co Gallery, Bratislava @ ARTE FIERA

Author: Tina Kaplár

Published on: 20.01.2015

ZAHORIAN&co GALLERY was founded in 2011. It represents young and established artists mostly from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. One of them Jiri David is going represent the Pavilion of Czech Republic and Slovak Republic at Venice Biennale this year. In addition to its vigorous exhibiting activity… More


SABOT, Cluj @ NADA Miami Beach

Author: Ruxanda Renita

Published on: 19.01.2015

SABOT is the Romanian gallery which aims at promoting conceptual art specifically multimedia art and installations, therefore breaking the idea of Cluj School as a painting hub. Daria Dumitrescu, the head of SABOT discussed with ART GUIDE EAST at NADA Miami 2014 about challenges and fulfilments as a… More