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V4 in Focus at Budapest Art Market

The Visegrad Group countries of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia will be in special focus at this year’s Art Market international contemporary art fair in Budapest between October 11-14, the founder and director of the event said.

The event will highlight sculptor Lukas Rittstein from the Czech Republic, photographer Anikó Robitz from Hungary, painter Tomek Baran from Poland and media artist Erik Sikora from Slovakia, Attila Ledényi told a press conference.

British photographers Jimmy Nelson and Thomas Hodges will personally attend the event, as well as the French artist Michel Platnic who lives in Israel.

Coinciding with the fair Budapest will host a Visegrad Contemporary art festival and a New Visegrad Photography exhibition presenting the works of the new generation of V4 photographers, he said.

The Art Market fair will this year show works by some 500 artists from four continents in the Millenáris cultural centre, he said.

via MTI
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