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Boglarka Nagy

Born: 1990
Budapest
Hungary

member since: 2019

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Boglárka Nagy is a young painter who has earned a noted spot on the palette of Hungarian contemporary art. 

Besides individual and group exhibitions, she already attracts bids at various international auctions, e.g. at the Sotheby's London '20th Century Art - A different perspective' in 2016, where her work titled 'Summer Love' was sold alongside other names like Lajos Kassák, Endre Bálint or Judit Reigl. The number of her collectors have been continuously growing, not only in Hungary, but around the world. She is the first Hungarian painter and female artist who got into the LUMAS portfolio in 2017. 

Her works are expressive, lively and composed with clear, rich colors steeped with the spirit of the 21st century. Her portrayal of the human figure is particular and independent. Every piece of her series called 'SUN WATER AIR' is characterized with light, blue sky, freedom and life-affirmation. The latest pieces of the series came under the influence of Boglárka's travels in Southeast-Asia. One can find imprints of the unique world of Japan, wind-swept beaches of Vietnam, South China Sea, deep beauty of Cambodia, simple lives of buddhist monks and the clear-out philosophy of their religion. These paintings are about freedom, inner actions of the soul and divergence from the western consumptive culture. A deeper imagery of the characters overpoint Boglárka Nagy's foregoing lightsome, easy, sometimes frivolous and provocative intonation. Lately, not only the colors but also her subject matters  have become more sensitive and lyrical.

ART PRIZES, SCHOLARSHIPS, ARTIST RESIDENCIES:


2014 GUNDEL ART PRIZE special award in the category of 'Fine Arts'

2014  KULTURKONTAKT AUSTRIA ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE-PROGRAM - Vienna, Austria

2012  ERASMUS SCHOLARSHIP - Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2018 - 2019  PARIS ACADEMY OF ARTS - Paris, France

2013  ATELIER LÁSZLÓ GYÉMÁNT - Budapest, Hungary

2012  UNIVERSITY OF ART AND DESIGN IN CLUJ-NAPOCA - Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2009 - 2012  ESZTERHÁZY KÁROLY COLLEGE (Visual Representation - painting BA) - Eger, Hungary

2006 - 2009  ART LAVINA FINE ART STUDIO - Vác, Hungary

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:


2019 AR2DAY GALLERY AT KEMPINSKI HOTEL CORVINUS BUDAPEST - 'SUNSET BOULEVARD'
2018 GALLERY GODOT - 'DUNA ESPRESSO'
2018 TISZAVIRAG SZEGED - 'ASIA VIBES'
2017 STANTON CHASE PALAZZO DOROTTYA, BUDAPEST - 'HAIKU'
2016  AR2DAY GALLERY - KEMPINSKI HOTEL CORVINUS BUDAPEST - 'BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE'
2015 GALLERY ERDÉSZ, SZENTENDRE - 'HUNGARIAN MUSES' - BOGLÁRKA NAGY AND GYÖRGY TÓTH
2014 FONYOD MUSEUM, FONYÓD - 'SUN WATER AIR'
2014 BRODY ARTYARD, BUDAPEST - 'EYES WIDE OPEN' 
2013  ART.SALON:TARSALGO GALLERY, BUDAPEST - 'MASTER AND DISCIPLE'  -LÁSZLÓ GYÉMÁNT AND BOGLÁRKA NAGY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:


2017  LUMAS BUDAPEST - 'FEEL THE HEAT'
2016 SOTHEBY'S LONDON - 20TH CENTURY ART - A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE AUCTION
2015  ERNST FUCHS MUSEUM VIENNA - 'PHANTASTISCHER REALISMUS'
2015  ART.MARKET BUDAPEST, GALLERY ERDÉSZ
2014 VÁRKERT BAZÁR, BUDAPEST - 'WORLD HERITAGE - HUNGARIAN HERITAGE: HUNGARIAN ICONS'
2014  THE AUSTRIAN FEDERAL MINISTRY FOR EDUCATION, ARTS AND CULTURE - VIENNA
2013  K16 CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY, VÁC - 'YOUNG ARTISTS AT K16'
2012  TEMPLOM GALLERY, EGER - DIPLOMA EXHIBITION
2011  KÁLVIN-HÁZ, EGER
2011  ARTNER-PALACE, SOPRON - 'V. NATIONAL ART CONFERENCE OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS'
2011, 2012  MADÁCH IMRE CULTURAL CENTER, VÁC - 'WINTER SALON'
2011, 2012  ÉRTÉKTÁR, VÁC - 'K.É.K. – EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY VALUES'

 

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