Protagonist of the Hungarian Neo-Avant-Garde
Conceptual Art from the 1970/80s
Géza Perneczky is a protagonist of Hungarian conceptual art and part of the Hungarian Neo-Avant-Garde. In 1970 the artist, art historian, art critic and author emigrated to Cologne, where he lives and works until today.
Géza Perneczky’s works can be found in collections such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), The Museum of Modern Art (New York), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Centre Pompidou (Paris) and Ludwig Museum (Budapest).
The Art of Reflection –
Conceptual Photography 1970–75
Mirrors – Conceptual Photography from the 1970s
Latest exhibitions, publications and more
Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin
Magyar Neo-Avantgarde in den 1960er/1970er Jahren
Exhibition – 11.11.2022 - 27.01.2023
Paris Foto with Vintage Galeria (Budapest, Switzerland)
ART FAIR – 10 - 13.11.2022
Artissima with Annex14 (Zürich, Switzerland)
ART FAIR – 04 - 06.11.2022
Annex14, Zürich, Switzerland
Le Saule Contemple à L'envers L'image Du Héron
Exhibition – 03.09.2022 - 15.10.2022
L'Image et son double / The Twofold Image (Publisher: Spector Books) Catalog of the exhibition at Center Pompidou
Publication – SPECTOR Books
LÁ Art Museum, Iceland
Are you glad if you can ask something? - Networking between East and North
Exhibition – 06.04.2022 - 02.09.2022
Tallinn Print Triennial
Exhibition – 22.01.2022 - 27.03.2022
Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst
Das Wort steht im Raum – Skulpturale Poesie
Exhibition – 26.03.2022 - 14.08.2022
Ludwig Museum Budapest – Time Machine
Exhibition – until 12.2022
Centre Pompidou – L'Image et son double
Exhibition – 15.09 - 13.12.2021
Group of works 1970–80s
The Five Books are the starting point and “blueprint” of the artist’s conceptual practice. In terms of both form and content the Five Books anticipate much of what Perneczky will create in Cologne in the coming years.
Géza Perneczky's best know group of work from the early 70s. Almost all photographic works are realized as series as it was typical for the Hungarian neo-avantgard.
Just recently the 16mm and 8mm films of Perneczky were rediscovered and now part of the ongoing research.
Rubber Stamp Art
Géza Perneczky's Rubber Stamp Art are series of graphics influenced by Mail Art, the movement where Perneczky play a major role internationally.
Also know as "The Story of the Colorful Ribbons", Perneczky created these mixed media object as "silent music pieces", since they are based on compositions and mathematics as well.