Friday, March 13, 2009

Hungary Comes to Washington

Two interesting exhibition with a Hungarian flavor to them come to the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Lajos Vajda: Bridge Builder and Another Time —Another Place: Contemporary Hungarian Video Artists. Both exhibitions showcase Hungarian art and open to the public Tuesday, March 17, and close, Sunday, April 19.

Vajda Lajos: Bridge Builder is the first comprehensive survey in the United States of the work of Vajda Lajos. The exhibition presents collages, paintings and graphic works from Vajda’s Parisian photomontages to his late monumental charcoal drawings, culled from mainly European private and public collections.

Another Time—Another Place: Contemporary Hungarian Video Artists is a selection of photo installations and video by young contemporary Hungarian artists.

The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free. For more information call 202-885-ARTS (2787).

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