The main objective of the FOLK-LORE exhibition is to map and critically reevaluate, with regard to the present day, various representative pieces by both male and female artists of the 20th and 21st centuries who reflect upon the specific phenomenon of folklore which has had a rather large impact on the development of our culture.
* Due to the global pandemic, even our gallery has realised the online space is full of endless possibilities of presentation, valorisation and popularisation of our collection’s inventory which belongs to the Nitra Gallery’s public collection fund. The gallery’s third online exposition is based on surrealism, enchantment, playfulness and incompatibility we have to face as part of our everyday lives. CLICK HERE to view it. Want to know more? Download the press release.
ARTWORK OF THE MONTH
Edmund Gwerk was an important interwar and postwar representative of Slovak modernism. Besides painting portraits, he also worked on landscape painting which was later supplemented with figural motives as well. His early landscapes feature perfect painting techniques, luminous transitions…
Šimon Chovan is a visual artist and designer who belongs to the youngest generation of artists at the contemporary art scene. His work critically reflects upon our growing addiction to new and sophisticated technologies that define these times. He is interested in the way society, nature and the world work and our place in it, but also in our interaction with entities outside of the human realm.
Nitra Gallery has reintegrated one of its long term projects back into its portfolio - an exposition dedicated to an artist whose life and work is linked with the region itself.