Archive of Exhibitions

Štefan Papčo / Antigravity

Opening: 30. 11. 2023 at 6PM

Exhibition duration: 1. 12. 2023 – 30. 3. 2024
Guest of exhibition: Lucia Papčová
Exhibition space Q, Hlavná 27, Košice

The experience gained in the projects realised until now has focused primarily on the question of the interconnection of the physical and mental worlds of verticality (Citizens, Cardinality, Material/ Dewy/ Absolute, Where I have not been) guides... » more

Viktória Revická: How Much the Roots Twist under the Asphalt

Opening: 14. 12. 2023 at 6PM
Exhibition duration: 15. 12. 2023 – 21. 4. 2024
Curator: Štefánia Ďuricová
Space C, Hlavná 27, Košice

Viktória Revická's performance explores the interconnectedness of the human and non-human worlds, challenging the dichotomy between "nature" and "culture". The choreography, involving three performers, unfolds against the backdrop of a poetic text conceived by the author. This text guides the... » more

For All Other Women and Forever

Opening: 2. 11. 2023 at 6PM

Exhibition duration: 3. 11. 2023 – 30. 3. 2024
Curator: Michal Štofa
Exhibition space B, Hlavná 27, Košice

This exhibition presents a curated selection from the collection of the East Slovak Gallery, created exclusively by women.

The focus on the results of creative activities of only one gender arose from ongoing research during a reassessment of the gallery’s... » more

PURCHASES, TRANSFERS, DONATION – new acquisitions 2020 – 2023

Opening: 28. 9. 2023 at 6PM

Exhibition duration: 29. 9. 2023 – 4. 2. 2024
Curator: Miroslav Kleban
Exhibition space A, Hlavná 27, Košice

The exhibition named “Purchases, transfers, donation – new acquisitions 2020 – 2023” presents the latest additions to the collection of the East Slovak Gallery from the years 2020 – 2023. The name itself explains the means of acquiring... » more

Anna Lesznai- Fog Before Me, Fog Behind Me

Opening: 21. 6. 2023 o 19.00
Exhibition duration: 22. 6. 2023 – 10. 9. 2023
Curator: Štefánia Ďuricová
Space B, Hlavná 27, Košice

The monographic exhibition offers the audience a fragment of the work of a prominent Hungarian artist who was born in Budapest but who had strong ties to Nižný Hrušov. Anna Lesznai (1885 – 1966) was a significant female figure in the... » more

Power and Frailty

Opening: 24. 5. 2023 at 6PM
Exhibition duration: 25. 5. 2023 – 1. 10. 2023
Curators: Monica Holmen, Rikke Komissar
Artists: Karrar Al-Azzawi, Bente Sommerfeldt-Colberg, Olia Fedorova, Audun Jansen Haga, Celina Kanunnikava, Anna Konik, LesiaVasylchenko
Alžbetina 22, Košice

Herbert Hoover once said “Older men declare war, but it is youth that must fight and die.” 

The quote may seem banal and obvious, but it reflects the reality of who is actually required to fight in wars and other conflicts. With few... » more

Maroš Kontroš a Peter Maščák: Till the End of the World

Opening: 18. 4. 2023 at 6PM
Exhibition duration: 19. 4. 2023 – 25. 6. 2023
Curators: Miroslav Kleban, Adam Macko
Space Q, Hlavná 27, Košice

The joint exhibition of two contemporary visual artists Maroš Kontroš and Peter Maščák currently presents the formal and stylistic affinities of the artists of the younger generation. The union of the artists creates a confrontational dialogue between form and... » more

Radovan Čerevka: Acts of Resurgence – Facts of Scepticism

Opening: 16. 2. 2023
Exhibition duration: 17. 2. 2023 – 14. 5. 2023
Space B, Hlavná 27, Košice

A series of drawings, objects and situations opens up the possibilities of romanticism, mythology and even politics, which are based on the predispositions of inanimate entities with their immanent value, which the author has chosen to respect. The artist's latest project follows the recent... » more

Elemir Halasz-Hradil 1873 – 1948

Opening: 9. 3. 2023 at 6 PM
Exhibition duration: 10. 3. 2023 - 10. 9. 2023
Curator: Miroslav Kleban
Exhibition space A, Hlavná 27, Košice

This exhibition project is the outcome of two years of scientific research activities dealing with the life and work of the Košice artist Elemír Halász-Hradil. The exhibition is a continuation of the established research strategy, which gradually monographically... » more

Refik Anadol – Winds of Košice

Opening: 13. 12. 2022 at 6 PM
Exhibition duration: 14. 12. 2022 - 23. 11. 2023
Zánik planéty, Hlavná 27, Košice

Winds of Košice. Data Paintings is a site-specific work that turns the invisible wind patterns in and around Košice into a series of poetic data paintings within a digital canvas. By using a one-year data set collected from Košice, Refik Anadol... » more


Exhibition duration: 10 November 2022 – 29 January 2023

Drawn exclusively from VSG’s own collection, the exhibition #DieloTyzdnaVSG (Art of the Week) is a reflection of the successful format of the social network Instagram. This format is a participatory project of engagement with the public in an online space, providing an expanded view of the work, as well as a perception and presentation of... » more

ROZETA. Ružomberok Art Circle 1995 – 2022

Opening: 6 October 2022 at 6 pm
Exhibition duration: 7 October 2022 – 8 January 2023
Curators: Richard Gregor, Dorota Kenderová

Exhibiting artists: Peter Abonyi, Milan Adamčiak, Rastislav Biarinec, Marta Bošelová, Róbert Cyprich, Zuzana Hrušková, Richard Kalmár, Vavrinec Kendera, Boris Kudlička, Ján Kudlička, Štefan Papčo, Lucia Papčová, Mira Podmanická, Pavol Rusko, Monika Zmoray

A considerable number of artistic associations have always been linked by the place of their activity. In our case, it is Ružomberok, while the founding of the ROZETA association dates back to the period when art stood in strict... » more

Oto Hudec – Earthrise!

Opening: 15. 12. 2022 at 6 pm
Exhibition duration: 16. 12. 2022 – 4. 5. 2023 (extended)
Curators: Lenka Kukurová, Verena Tintelnot
Alžbetina 22, Košice

The exhibition Earthrise! is an artistic commentary on the relationship between people and the environment and, simultaneously, an appeal for change. Košice artist Oto Hudec, as a resident of the planet Earth, presents in the exhibition works created over... » more

Dreaming of a Museum

Opening: 20. 10. 2022 at 6 pm
Exhibition duration: 21. 10. 2022 - 26. 3. 2023 (extended)
Curator: Mira Sikorová-Putišová
Exhibition space Q, Hlavná 27, Košice

A slowly and gradually composed story that talks about art since the year 1989. Sixteen works from the Intermedia and Media Art Collection from the period 1993 – 2017 form a special part of the collection of the... » more

Sea of Possibilities

Opening: 13. 9. 2022 at 6 pm
Exhibition duration: 14. 9. 2022 - 26. 3. 2023
Curators: Petra Filipiaková, Viera Ballasch Dandárová
Exhibition space C, Hlavná 27, Košice

The educational exhibition project “Sea of Possibilities” addresses environmental issues through selected artworks of the East Slovak Gallery, which are complemented by several objects from the East Slovak Museum. This project does not feature a... » more

Boris Vaitovič – 2D and a half

Opening: 30. 6. 2022 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 1 July 2022 - 11 September 2022
Curator: Peter Megyesi
Alžbetina 22, Košice

The exhibition features elements of the author’s painterly, object, and intermedial work, highlighting the phenomenon of illusion, the plausibility of mediated information, and the limits of visual media. Vaitovič’s paintings often create a sense of questioning the confidence in the certainty of... » more

Schiller – Foltyn 1920 – 1924: (In)formal affinities

Opening: 23. 6. 2022 at 6pm
Exhibition duration: 24. 6. 2022 - 9. 10. 2022
Curator: Miroslav Kleban
Space B, Hlavná 27, Košice

This exhibition of two key representatives of Košice Modernism – the Czech painter František Foltýn and the Hungarian painter Gejza Schiller – is an intimate exposition consisting of a selection of works created in eastern Slovakia between 1920 and 1924.... » more

András Cséfalvay – Darwiniana: the concept of competition in nature and its origin in the language of capitalism

Opening: 2. 6. 2022 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 3. 6. 2022 – 28. 8. 2022
Hlavná 27, Košice

Understanding power and dominance, the importance of biodiversity niches, and the birth of competition are all bound up in the history of evolution. It is natural to compete. All animals do it. Or so we say and draw conclusion for our social behavior, mirroring... » more

Jozef Kornucik – Situations

Opening: 5. 5. 2022 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 6. 5. 2022 - 28. 8. 2022
Curator: Miroslav Kleban
Space C, Hlavná 27, Košice

This small-scale presentation of the works of Jozef Kornucik (1938 – 1977) is an exhibition intervention or an exhibition experiment within the dramaturgy of the East Slovak Gallery. The exhibition is a response to a solo exhibition of Ján Vasilko,... » more

Jan Vasilko – Internal Waves

Opening: 5. 5. 2022 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 6. 5. 2022 - 18. 9. 2022
Curator: Miroslav Kleban
Space Q, Hlavná 27, Košice

“I don’t feel like a true abstract geometrist, I feel more like a classical painter. I don’t claim to see the world geometrically or abstractly, I just fell in love with the form. There is no logical explanation for it.... » more

Jana Zatvarnická – Defragmentation of Future Tales

Opening: 18. 1. 2022 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 19. 1. 2022 - 24. 4. 2022
Curator: Štefánia Ďuricová
Exhibition space Q, East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27, Košice

The complex relationship between contemporary art and anthropology, a theme that has been frequently addressed by artists, curators and scientists since the 1990s, shapes the narrative of the exhibition Defragmentation of Future Tales. This solo exhibition... » more

Graphic Art – Single Medium

Opening: 19. 10. 2021 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 14. 10. 2021 - 1. 5. 2022 (extended)
Curator: Michal Štofa
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22, Košice

Exhibiting artists:
Rudolf Altrichter, Emanuel Andrássy, Ákos Aranyossy, Margita Balšianková-Lacková, Blažej Baláž, Andrej Barčík, Štefan Belohradský, František Blažo, Marko Blažo, Viera Bombová, Albín Brunovský, Stano Bubán, Alexander Bortnyik, Alexander Bugan, Július Bukovinský, Milan Dobeš, Andrej Doboš, Lucia Dovičáková,... » more

Imrich Vanek – Private and public

Exhibition opening with an introduction by the curator: 29 June 2021 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 30 June 2021 – 12 September 2021
Curators: Zuzana Bodnárová and Svätopluk Mikyta
Exhibition Space C, 27 Hlavná Street, Košice

The exhibition Imrich Vanek: Private and Public presents possible reflections and interpretations of a rich artistic life and its work, anchored in private as well as public space... » more

Quantum Fields / The Intermedia Studio FAMU

Opening: 21. 9. 2021 o 18:00
Duration: 22. 9. 2021 - 3. 10. 2021
Experimentál pop-up space, Alžbetina 22, Košice

Exhibiting artists: Veronika Čechmánková, Alexander Rossa, Eugene Martikainen, Adam Mička

A selection of student works from the Master’s programme of the Department of Photography at FAMU in Prague is based on a joint examination of the issues of the Anthropocene. The installation freely... » more

Quantum fields

Vernisáž: 21. 9. 2021 o 18:00
Trvanie výstavy: 22. 9. 2021 - 28. 11. 2021
Kurátorky: Tereza Záchová, Mariana Serranová
Výstavný priestor Q, Hlavná 27, Košice

Exhibiting artists: Jakub Choma, Radovan Čerevka, Hikaru Fujii, Nicolas Grum, Petra Herotová, Juliana Höschlová, Karen Kramer, Veronika Lukášová, Agáta Marzecová and Hanna Husberg, Mykola Ridnyi, Susan Schuppli, Adéla Součková

This exhibition project responds to the issue of nuclear physics in connection... » more

Poetry about cells and seeds

Opening: 21. 9. 2021 at 18:00  
Duration: 22. 9. – 13. 2. 2022 (extended)
Curator: Alexandra Tamásová 
Exhibition space C, Hlavná 27, Košice

The joint exhibition project of Monika Pascoe Mikyšková and Janja Prokić introduces the latest work of the two artists, who have come together specifically for this occasion. The exhibited works are loosely linked by the motif of plants or, more specifically, growth.

Monika’s small-format... » more

Dávid Demjanovič – Concrete and incense

opening: 31. 8. 2021 o18: 00
duration: 1. 9. - 11. 9. 2021
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22

The exhibition Concrete and Incense is an attempt at a materialised "mood board" of the author. Concrete in his works metaphorically symbolises something solid and physical, incense spirituality and transience. During the exhibition, the gallery is transformed into a workshop, studio or model of... » more

The Klimkovics – Stories Across Three Generations

exhibition opening: 24. 6. 2021  6pm  
duration: 25. 6. – 30. 1. 2022 
curators: Štefánia Ďuricová, Miroslav Kleban 
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

The exhibition The Klimkovics - Stories Across Three Generations is dedicated to the artistic legacy of the Klimkovics family. The activities of this family date back to the 18th century. The founders of the family tradition were Florián Klimkovics Sr., who was based in Smolník, and his son Ignác,... » more

Flowers and Monsters

exhibition opening: 8. 6. 2021
duration: 9. 6. 2021 - 1. 7. 2021
curator: Nikolas Bernath
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22

Exhibiting artists: Nikolett Balázs (HU), Tomáš Bryscejn (CZ), Kanrec Sakul (SK), Tamara Spalajković (RS)

Hold onto your inner child. They used to say.
From my point of view, it could mean perceiving everything - the visually unknown or abstract as some kind of... » more