acb Contemporary Art Gallery
VI., Király u. 76. (+36-1 413-7608, www.acbgaleria.hu) Tue-Fri 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Sat 12 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Over the last few years, numerous furniture and interior design shops, restaurants, cafés and galleries have opened, of which the acb Gallery is defi nitely worth visiting. Exciting and progressive contemporary works of art, created by artists who like experimenting with the borders of different genres, can be found here.
Boulevard & Brezsnyev Gallery
VI., Király u. 39. (+36-30 944-5778, www.bbgaleria.hu) Mon-Sun 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
The aim of the gallery is to smuggle the arts into our everyday lives. The works of art can be taken home, because they can be purchased. Contemporary works and gifts: drawings, water-colour paintings, graphics, sculptures, photos, jewels and children’s drawings at one place.
V., Falk Miksa u. 3. (+36-20 922-5282, www.bumbum.hu), can be visited by prior appointment.
The BUMBUM Gallery, which is the offspring of the MEO and Blitz galleries, is one of the largest galleries in Budapest. One of its aims is to introduce fresh and new faces, and its main profi le is Hungary’s arts in the sixties and seventies.
Deák Erika Gallery
VI., Mozsár u. 1. (+36-1 201-3740, www.deakgaleria.hu) Wed-Fri 12 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sat 12 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Erika Deák, who arrived home from New York in 1998, founded a private gallery in Budapest to introduce the works of several generations of contemporary Hungarian and international artists to Hungarian and international amateur collectors.
V., Galamb u. 6. (+36-1 318-3673, www.dovingaleria.hu)
Tue-Fri 12 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sat 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The gallery exhibits the works of young painters and sculptors, and it has been taking part in the creation of the Hungarian contemporary arts trade since 1988 with the intention of making Hungarian artists well-known in other countries as well. It is a perfect supplementary activity after a walk in the city centre.
V., Király u. 34. II. em. 4. (+36-1 413-1960, +36-70 316-4472, www.indagaleria.hu), Tue-Fri 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
The gallery, which can be found in a middle-class flat in a marvellous old house in Király
Street, introduces the new trends in contemporary arts at its exhibitions.
Judit Virág Gallery
V, Falk Miksa u. 30. (+36-1 312-2071, www.viragjuditgaleria.hu) Mon-Fri: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sat: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The gallery, which was founded by art historian Judit Virág, became famous in 1998 due to a record: József Rippl-Rónai’s painting was purchased at a price of HUF 21 million. The main profile of the gallery is the display of Hungarian paintings from the 19th and the 20th century, which is also supplemented with an excellent offer of contemporary paintings.
V., Alkotmány u. 18. (+36-1 472-0000, www.karton.hu) Mon-Fri 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Sat at a previously agreed date.
The kArton Museum and Gallery is special because of its unique collection of caricatures and cartoons.
Kieselbach Gallery and Auction House
V., Szent István körút 5. (+36-1 269-3148, www.kieselbach.hu)
Mon-Fri 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The first Kieselbach Gallery, the owner of which was the art historian Tamás Kieselbach, opened in 1994 in Falk Miksa Street. The gallery moved to the corner of Falk Miksa Street and Szent István Boulevard – where the Luxor Café used to stand – in December 1996. It mainly exhibits classical modern Hungarian paintings, but the constantly changing offer also includes antique and contemporary paintings, as well as paintings from the 19th century. The gallery’s activities also include auctions. The first auction was in September 1997, and since then it organises four large auctions for paintings every year at the Vígszínház.
V., Képíró u. 5. (+36-1 267-0522, www.kisterem.hu) Tue-Fri: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
It is an intimate and friendly place due to its well-designed lighting.
VI., Liszt Ferenc tér 10. (+36-1 267-3842, www.knollgalerie.at)
Tue-Fri: 2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Sat: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Knoll Gallery opened in 1989 as the first private gallery in Central Eastern Europe dealing
with contemporary arts.
I., Táncsics Mihály u. 5. (Tel 356 9208, www.kollergaleria.hu),
Open: Every day 10-18
Located in the beautiful historic castle district of Budapest, we have been working since 1953 as the oldest private fine art gallery in Hungary.
We welcome our visitors and customers in our three storey atelier-house and beautiful sculpture garden, with a homely and warm atmosphere. We show works of the best modern and contemporary Hungarian painters, sculptors and etchers. The managing director of the gallery provides professional advise in art historical questions and gives background information about the represented artworks and artists.
On the top floor of the Koller Gallery the atelier apartment of the Hungarian-Italian sculptor Amerigo Tot can be found. In his honour and remembrance a permanent memorial room as been installed. Beside his private objects, sculptural instruments, numerous artworks and documentations are exhibited. Enter the world of an internationally recognised sculptor, who not only belonged to the Pope’s circle of friends, but also participated in the movie „The Godfather”.
We advise our guests in fluent English, German, French and Italian. See and read more on our website www.kollergallery.com.
Várfok Studio and XO Studio
I., Várfok u. 14. (+36-1 213-5155, www.varfok-galeria.hu) Tue-Sat: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
It was founded as one of the first private galleries to introduce contemporary artefacts, and
it is still continuously expanding.
IX., Ráday u. 56. (www.videospace.c3.hu, +36-30 870-1414) Wed-Fri: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Sat: 11
a.m. – 3 p.m.
Its main profile includes media arts and broadly interpreted electronic arts.
V., Széchenyi u. 3, (+36-1 787-5866, www.viltin.hu) Tue-Fri: 12 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
It is a subjective cross-section of contemporary Hungarian arts, focusing especially on figurative
V., Magyar u. 26. (+36-1 337-0584, www.vintage.hu) Tue-Fri: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Hungarian photos taken between the two world wars and the conceptual arts
from the middle of the sixties to the end of the eighties are in focus.