Szilárd Cseke

Szilárd Cseke (HUN, 1967) is an acknowledged representative of the Hungarian contemporary art scene, with a versatile oeuvre, which consists of mobile sculptures and conceptual paintings. He obtained his master’s degree at the University of Pécs in 1995. In 1997 he was awarded the Art Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy in Rome and the Derkovits State Fine Art Scholarship. He received the Munkácsy Prize, the most significant Hungarian prize for artists in 2014. He represented Hungary at the 56th Venice Biennale of 2015. His works have been shown internationally in Berlin, Vienna, Stuttgart, Frankfurt and at prestigious contemporary art fairs including Artissima, ARCOmadrid, Art Brussels and The Armory Show in New York. In 2015, he was invited by the curator for a group exhibition entitled  “Siliconvalse – Hungarian Reality”, which provided an overview of Hungarian art in the last 20 years and was held in Brno, Czech Republic.

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Szilárd Cseke: Face
2015, enamel, acrylic medium on canvas,
130x90 cm

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Szilárd Cseke: Illusion of Progress
2012, tire, polystyrene balls, electric fans, fluorescent tubes, electric control,
95x95x30 (x11) cm
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