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Collegium Hungaricum Shows Best of Esterházy Art Award in Berlin

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.07.10.

An exhibition featuring winners of the prestigious Esterházy Art Award given to young Hungarian contemporary artists is on display in the Collegium Hungaricum cultural centre in Berlin, the centre said on Friday.

The exhibition entitled The Island of Luck – Best of Esterházy Art Award shows titles by six artists reflecting on how “we all became isolated as an island” during the long months of the coronavirus pandemic, it said in a statement.

Esterházy Palace in Tata Awaits Visitors in its Former Glory
Esterházy Palace in Tata Awaits Visitors in its Former Glory

The previous owners of the palace, the Esterházy family, were a prominent Hungarian noble family who became perhaps the most significant landowners of the Habsburg-ruled Kingdom of Hungary in the 17th century.Continue reading

Their artworks are also an illustration of “the positive aspect of self-isolation during the pandemic’s last months and the prospects of happiness”, it said.

The featured young artists include József Csató, Mira Dalma Makai, Imre Nagy, Márton Nemes, Péter Puklus and Kata Tranker.

The exhibition will run until August 19.

Featured photo illustration via esterhazy-now.at