Tuesday, 7th. June, 2022, 17.00
Location: Gallery Z, Bratislava
The exhibition is open from 8th. June, 2022 until 27th. July, 2022
between 11.00 an 18.00 from Tuesday to Friday.
Anna Nemes (1989, Budapest) completed her studies at The Hungarian University of Fine Arts in 2014 as a student of Imre Bukta and became the youngest artist to join the Várfok Gallery permanently in 2016. She has taken part in several highly successful solo and group exhibitions in Hungary and abroad. In 2019 she exhibited in Stuttgart, Warsaw and Regensburg. Her paintings are in many significant private collections internationally and can also be found in MOCAK, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow.
In addition to her painting, Anna Nemes also works in film. Her film Gentle, co-produced with László Csuja, received the Grand Prize of the Sam Spiegel International Film Lab, one of the most prestigious international screenwriting workshops, in 2019 and was the first Hungarian feature film to be included in the competition programme of the Sundance International Film Festival.
Anna Nemes’ work predominantly focusses on the appearance of the human body which she presents naked in an exceptional way. The people in Nemes’ paintings, depicted in sometimes sensual, sometimes bizarre positions, carry a special intimacy, but they do not reveal their secrets, they retain their mystery. The exhibition in Bratislava evokes the artist’s first ‘white’ period, characterised by dissolving acrylic paint and applying it to the snow-white canvas with an unprecedented and eminent sensuality. It will also present the most recent works dominated by the colour black. Abstract splashes of paint, delicate details painted in oil and their subtle interconnections make up the compositions: the paintings offer visitors an insight into a unique dialogue between organic abstraction and figurative representation.