Archive of Exhibitions

Ján Vasilko – Hold The Line (Horizontal and Vertical)

exhibition opening: 28. 2. 2020 o 17:00 / H 27
duration: 29. 2. 2020 - 3. 3. 2020
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

Abstract paintings of Vasilko are not based on abstracting nature, countries or people. Its compositions are not a coded record, reference or concept either. They are in a way subconscious improvisation and work with chance, close to psychic... » more

Alex Selmeci and Tomáš Kocka Jusko – Idle Cruising

opening: 30.1.2020
duration: 31.1.2020 – 22.3.2020
curator: Erik Vilím
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

Coach * indicates a four-wheeled vehicle with opposite-facing seats drawn by horses • from the German word kotsche, from the Hungarian word kocsi: ‘coming from the village of Kocs, south of Komárno’

When, in the 16th century, coaches began to travel between Vienna... » more

Exhibition of finalists of the Oskár Čepan Award

opening: 8. 11. 2019 o 18:00
duration: 9. 11. 2019 - 1. 3. 2020
finalists : Jan Durina, Dávid Koronczi, Milan Mazúr, Erik Sikora, Gabriela Zigová
curator: Václav Janoščík
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

In the Oskár Čepan Award 2019’s final, five outstanding creative individualities with diverse approaches to the reflection on life and being meet. Some of... » more

Milota Havránková – TORSO / Laboratory of Eternal Returns

Milota Havránková – TORZO/ Laboratory of Eternal Returns
opening: 31. 10. 2019 at 18:00
duration: 1. 11. 2019 – 2. 2. 2020
curator: Anna Vartecká
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

Milota Havránková (1945) belongs to the first Czechoslovak generation of professional photographers with an academic degree, who at the end of the 1960s graduated in the field of art photography at FAMU in... » more

The Art of Subcarpathian Rus 1919 – 1938

opening: 2 October, 2019 o 18:00
duration: 3 October, 2019 – 23 February, 2020
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22
curator: Miroslav Kleban

This exhibition project features paintings and sculptures from the region of Ruthenia in the period from 1919 to 1938, focusing on this short period of 20 years when the region was a part of the newly established Czechoslovakia. The exhibition is preceded by scientific... » more

František Foltýn (1891–1976) – From Košice Modernism to Paris Abstraction

opening: 26 June 2019 at 6 p.m.
duration:27 June – 20 October 2019
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27
curators: Petr Ingerle, Ondřej Chrobák

František Foltýn was among the small number of Czech artists whose artwork was created and praised in the context of the international artistic scene. In 1924, at the age of 33, he left for Paris for 10 years and settled in the... » more

Košice Modernism – Man and the City / socio-critical wave

opening: 26 June 2019 at 6 p.m.
duration: 27 June – 20 October 2019
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27
curator: Miroslav Kleban

“A typical feature of the inhabitants of the city of Košice is their sense of urban belonging which has always been a part of their lifestyles, even if not explicitly demonstrated. This feature can also be linked to the intimacy... » more

Laco Teren – Wandering Souls

opening: June 15, 2019, 6 p.m.
duration: June 16, 2019 – September 22, 2019
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27
curator: Dorota Kenderová

Laco Teren (1960) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava. He is one of the most significant personalities of the 1980s generation and belongs to the group of artists who linked their work to the postmodern movement of neo-expressionist painting.... » more

At the Turn – Art from 1890 to 1918

opening: November 28, 2018, 6 p.m.
duration: November 29, 2018— May 26, 2019
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27
curators: Miroslav Kleban, Ján Kovačič

The region of Central Slovakia, and its individual mythologisation of national history, constituted in the art of the turn of the century an important artistic revolt. This revolution was initiated by the realistic ideas of Coubert and by impressionistic... » more

Mark Ther – Jesus Maria, Fire

opening: May 16, 2019, 6 p.m.
duration: May 17, 2019 – September 15, 2019
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27
curators: Ivana Komanická a Juliana Sokolová

Mark Ther’s exhibition “Jesus Maria, Fire” reconstructs and confronts the wiped out pre-war aesthetic experience and housing culture of the architectural style of Heimatstil and Heimatschutzarchitectur. The artist continues to confront historical and sexual taboos and materialize the... » more

Boris Sirka – From Pleasure to Anxiety and Back

opening: February 28, 2019, 6 p.m.
duration: March 1, 2019 – April 28, 2019
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27, Košice
curator: Peter Tajkov

If there is anything that could generally characterize the artwork of Boris Sirka, then it is diversity – a varied and wide repertoire of artistic forms, genres and media. He works in time cycles while employing various types of artistic... » more

Saved – Restored artworks damaged by fire

opening: April 16, 2019, 6 p.m.
duration: April 17, 2019 – September 1, 2019
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22
restorer: Ludmila Zozuľáková
curators: Katarína Nádaská, Miroslav Kleban

The exhibition presents the project of restoring pieces of art of the East Slovak Gallery in the period from 2017 to 2018. The gallery has successfully completed stages three and four of the restoration of the artworks from their collection.... » more

Richard Roháč – The Ego in the Web

exhibition opening: March 7, 2019 / 6 p.m.
duration: March 8, 2019 – March 31, 2019
East Slovak Gallery, 27 Hlavná 27

The format of short-term exhibitions of art in the East Slovak Gallery is available for those artists who received a grant from the Fund for Arts Support. Richard Roháč is a graduate of the Faculty of Arts in Košice,... » more

Radovan Čerevka – Power in the Museum

guest: MARTIN PIAČEK / It is like a small version of paradise, povedala
opening: November 15, 2018 / 6 p.m.
duration: November 16, 2018 – March 31, 2019
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27
curator: Ivana Moncoľová

This exhibition by Radovan Čerevka, an important sculptor and artist from the middle generation, brings viewers works with multiple meanings. As the author of a post-production... » more

Tatiana Takáčová – The Guardians

opening : 7.11.2018 o 18:00
duration: 8.11.2018 - 3.2.2019
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

The visual artist Tatiana Takáčová presented a collection of photographs from museums and galleries at the exhibition, where the focus was always on the guards of exhibitions - living beings, in sterile and impersonal architectures. This specific social group is often overlooked, but it represents... » more

Katarína Poliačiková – The Fire of Things

opening: December 6, 2018 / 6 p.m.
duration: 7.12.2018 – 31.3.2019
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22

The exhibition “The Fire of Things” speaks about the changing relationship between human and geological (or astronomical) scale, about merging of subjective stories with large narratives of the Earth and time. It also speaks about photography and language as media that capture reality, their... » more

Jozef Haščák – Double Transposition

opening: 26. 6. 2018 , 18.00
duration: 27. 6. – 21. 10. 2018
curator: Gabriela Haščáková
Východoslovenská galéria, Hlavná 27

This exhibition in the East Slovak Gallery introduces a selection from the extensive work of a greatly productive artist, whose artistic career was typical of the exploration of several genres: graphics, illustrations, painting and scenography. In his work he employed the combinations and... » more

František Veselý – Landscape of a New Kind

opening: 26. 6. 2018 , 18.00
duration: 27. 6. – 21. 10. 2018
curator: Miroslav Kleban
Východoslovenská galéria, Hlavná 27

František Veselý's artistic journey (1938 - 2001) begins in the mid-1950s, when he intensively captures the nooks and crannies of the changing hometown of Stropkov. The documentation of the city and its surroundings is also his hobby and preparation for university studies (Higher... » more

Ján Vasilko Abstract paintings vol. 1

opening: 11. 9. 2018 / 18:00
duration: 11. 9. – 14. 10. 2018
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

Pop up exhibition Ján Vasilek Abstract paintings vol. 1 follows the selection of Vasilko latest works. The format of short-term exhibitions and presentations at VSG provides a platform for artists who have received a scholarship from the Slovak Arts Council.

Ján Vasilko completed his art... » more

Argišt Alaverdyan, Jozef Mrva ml. – Opaque Dimension

opening: June 14, 2018 / 6 p.m.
duration: June 15, 2018 — October 4, 2018
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27
curator: Jiří Ptáček

The exhibition Opaque Dimension represents one of the first attempts of confronting the works of two young Czech visual artists, the painter Argišt Alaverdyan and the intermedia artist Jozef Mrva Jr. Both artists introduce their most current works, which... » more

XIX. – 19th Century Art in Eastern Slovakia

opening: 22. 2. 2018 o 18:00
duration: 23. 2. 2018 – 19. 8. 2018
curators: Miroslav Kleban, Ján Kovačič
Východoslovenská galéria, Alžbetina 22

The East Slovakian Gallery was founded in 1952 and is the oldest regional gallery. The first exhibited project was an inventive exhibition named East Slovakian Painters of the 19th century. This event was held in the building of the East Slovakian Museum,... » more

Lucia Sceranková – Table Museum

opening: 1. 8. 2018 / 18:00
duration: 1. 8. 2018 – 12. 8. 2018
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

Lucie Sceranková's pop-up exhibition entitled Table museum follows up on a selection of her latest works on the topic of triumphalism and heroism. The format of short-term exhibitions and presentations at VSG supports artists who have received a scholarship from Slovak Arts Council..... » more

Sculpture, Spirit, Picture, Light – The Story of the Collection of Old Art in the East Slovak Gallery

accessing: July 17, 2018 / 10:00 a.m.
duration: July 17, 2018 – October 14, 2018
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27
curators: Miroslav Kleban, Katarína Nádaská

The exhibition Sculpture, Spirit, Picture, Light introduces the art of the Gothic and Baroque period from the collection of the East Slovak Gallery. The gallery was established at the turn of 1951/52 as the oldest regional gallery in Slovakia and... » more

Peter Demek – Status II

opening: 5. 4. 2018 o 18.00 hod.
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27
duration: 6. 4. 2018 - 3. 6. 2018

The word status refers to the state of things or events at a certain moment. Based on our vision, knowledge or needs, the situation can be definitive at a given moment. However, over time, it immediately becomes the basis, the precondition... » more

Jaro Varga – Situation after the arrival of the alarm patrol

otvorenie výstavy: 6. 12. 2017 , 6 p.m.
trvanie výstavy: 7. 12. 2017 - 4. 3. 2018
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

The enemy is someone whose story we haven't heard. ”(Wendy Brown)

The situation after the arrival of the alarm patrol is a visual essay, an artistic creation of the topography of violence on the Czechoslovak border, its actors and especially... » more

The Theme of Gypsies in the 19 th and 20 th Century Slovak Fine Art

opening: 12. 10.2017 o 18:00
duration: 13. 10. 2017 – 28. 1. 2018
curators: Ján Kovačič, Miroslav Kleban
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22

Through the work of visual artists, another thematic exhibition of the East Slovak Gallery will try to introduce the public to the way of life of Gypsies in the observed period context of the 19th and 20th centuries. The... » more

Thaw – 60s from the collections of the Klatovy / Klenová Gallery

opening: 14. 9. 2017, 6 p.m.
duration: 15. 9. – 26. 11. 2017
curators: Lucie Šiklová, Michal Lazorčík
Východoslovenská galéria, Hlavná 27

Today, the 1960s are often referred to as "golden", but the release of these years, however appealing it may be, is not seen as taken out of historical context. They are framed by two important milestones at the end of the... » more

Anna Hulačová – Genesis and other germplasms

opening: 7. 9. 2017 o 6 p.m.
duration: 8. 9. 2017. - 26. 11. 2017
curator: Michal Novotný
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

The natural world as an artistic problem. Thus, perhaps it would be possible, in a paraphrase of the famous book by Jan Patočka, to simply summarize the work of Anna Hulačová. It was, together with others, Patočka who convincingly showed... » more

Alexander Eckerdt – Game with the Moon (painting / drawing / graphics)

opening: 14. 9. 2017, 18.00
duration: 15. 9. – 19. 11. 2017
curator: Peter Markovič
Východoslovenská galéria, Hlavná 27

Painter, graphic artist and draftsman Alexander Eckerdt is an important figure in Slovak fine art of the second half of the 20th century. In the years 1952-1958 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava at the Department of Book Graphics and... » more