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André Kertész Exhibition to Open in Charleroi

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.09.25.

An exhibition of photos by renowned Hungarian-born photographer André Kertész will open in the Charleroi Museum of Photography in Belgium on Saturday.

The exhibition will show a collection of images Kertész took between 1929 and 1936 during his stay in Paris before moving to New York. Pictures taken in other French cities with his hand-held Leica camera and a series of photos taken in Budapest will also be shown.

National Gallery Opens Exhibition on Surrealists
National Gallery Opens Exhibition on Surrealists

An exhibition featuring some 120 works by surrealist artists from the beginning of the 20th century opened at the Hungarian National Gallery (MNG) in Budapest on Wednesday. The exhibition is running until October 20. The show focuses on the year 1929 when several events shaped Surrealism to become one of the longest-living and widest spread […]Continue reading

Cedric de Veigy, the curator, said on the occasion of the opening that several generations of his colleagues used Kertesz’s photos as a point of reference and since then many historians have regarded him “as the father of 24x36mm photography”.

Organised in partnership with the Liszt Institute and the Hungarian Cultural Centre in Brussels, the exhibition will run until January 16, 2022.

Featured photo illustration by Zoltán Balogh/MTI