Adam Magyar

Born 1972, Hungary

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Stainless, Alexanderplatz, 3 channel video installation, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

2015
Kontinuum, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Kontinuum, Opiom Gallery, Opio, France
Kontinuum, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
Kontinuum, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
Kontinuum, Light Work, Syracuse, NY

2011
Underworld, BSA @ CHB, Berlin, Germany
Beyond Perspective, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong

2006
Comearound, Retorta Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2005
TaxiJam, Miro Photo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2002
Kashi Vishwanath Express, Miro Photo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Group Exhibitions

2017
Immanence, Pictura, Groningen, Netherlands
Accentuated Reality, Faur Zsofi Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2016
Envisioning the Future!, Saitamia Triennale 2016, Japan
Impact: Abstractions and Experiment in Hungarian Photography, Alma, New York, NY
Infinite Pause: Photography and Time, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX
Langoureusement, Association Light Matter, Metz, France

2015
Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photograph, New York Public Library,
New York, NY.
Laps, La Carreau de Cergy, Cergy, France
Night on Earth, BSA @ CHB, Berlin, Germany
Ideas City Conference, New Museum, New York, NY
Look3, Festival of the Photograph, Charlottesville, VA
Subway, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2014
UNKNOWN: Pictures of Strangers, Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH
Public Eye, New York Public Library, New York, NY
Urban Spirit, curated by Dr. Katia David and Ágnes Lőrincz, Galerie Wedding, Berlin, Germany
Megapolis, Eres Foundation, Munich, Germany
METRO, Reinier Gerritsen, Adam Magyar, David Molander, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Trailed Away, Gallery Soso, Seoul, South Korea
Lapse, curated by Djeff and Fanny Serain, Vasarely Foundation, Aix-en-Provence, France

2013
Hungarian Art Photography in the New Millennium, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Love Will Destroy Us In The End, BSA @ Art Suites Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Light of Day, Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH

2012
Breaking God’s Heart, BSA @ Liebkranz Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Helsinki Photography Biennial, Helsinki City Museum, Finland

2011
Life as it seems, Faur ZSofi Gallery, Budapest, Germany
Lens Culture International Exposure Awards:31 Contemporary Photographers, Gallery 291, San Francisco; Speos Gallery, Paris; VII Dumbo, New York, NY
Young European Landscape BSA @ CHB, Berlin; BSA @ Galerie Wolfsen, Aalborg, Denmark
Flashart, Whart, Toulouse, France

2010
Photographie Hongroise Contemporaine, Faur ZSofi Gallery - Institut Hongrois, Paris, France
Separated by Daily Life, Rhubarb East at Mailbox, Birmingham, AL

2009
Defining Urban Life, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong
Art Sunday, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong

2008
Jozsef Pecsi Scholarship Annual Exhibition,Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest, Hungary

2007
It depends on your point of view, Metro Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Bits, Bytes and Pixels, Island6, Shanghai, China
Jozsef Pecsi Photography Scholarship Winners Exhibition, Hungarian Academy, Rome, Italy

2006
Untitled Santa, Island6, Shanghai, China
I Love LEDs, Island6, Shanghai, China
Getting Along, Island6, Shanghai, China

2004
Press Photo Exhibition, Ethnographic Museum Budapest

Collections

Bank of Montreal, Toronto, Canada
Bidwell Projects, Peninsula, Canada
BNY Mellon, New York, NY
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Beachwood, OH
Deutsche Bank
Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong
Light Work, Syracuse, New York
Microsoft, Redmond, WA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
New York Public Library, New York, NY

Commissions

2016
Saitama Triennale 2016 commission by Saitama Triennale Executive Committee, Saitama, Japan
Lumiere London commission by Artichoke, London, UK

2010
Walking As One, Commissions in Newham, London and Birmingham, UK, to create new images for the Olympic Fence near Stratford Tube Station and the New Library of Birmingham Hoarding. Produced by Rhubarb Rhubarb.

Scholarships & Awards

2014
Artist-in-Residence, Gallery Soso, Seoul, South Korea

2010
Lens Culture International Exposure Awards, Honorable Mention

2009
International Photography Award, 1st place in Fine Art - Collage subcategory for Squares, 1st place in Special - Aerial subcategory for Squares

2006-2007
Jozsef Pecsi Scholarship

2004
Grand Prize, Hungarian Press Photo

Publications

2013 Contact Sheet 170: Adan Magyar, Light Work

Public Speaking Engagements

2014
TEDSalon Berlin, Bits of Knowledge, Adam Magyar: Photographing the Unfolding of Daily Life, Admiralspalast, Berlin, Germany

2014
TEDxGateway, Adam Magyar, Mumbai, India

2013
Pop Tech: Pop Casts, Adam Magyar: Photos of Time, Camden, ME

Reviews & Articles

Afterimage, June 2015
Collector Daily, March 2015
New York Times, March 2015
Brooklyn Rail, March 2015
Artsy, February 2015
The Creators Project, February 2015
The Brooklyn Rail, April 2014
The Wall Street Journal, March 2014
The Independent, February 2014
Matter (US), January 2013
PDN (US), March, 2012
Digital Camera Magazine (UK), February, 2012
Flash Art (Hungary), January, 2012
Muerto Magazine (Hungary), February, 2011
SvmMac (France), No232, 2010
Katalog (Denmark), 22.2, 2010
PQ Magazine (US), Number 99, 2010
Unit Magazine (Hungary), July, 2010
Discover Magazine (US), April, 2010
Popular Photography (US), April, 2010
Zoom Magazine (Hungary), December, 2009
LQ Magazine (Ukraine), October, 2009
British Journal Of Photography (UK), 23.09.09
am Post (Hong Kong), September, 2009
HK Magazine (Hong Kong), September 4., 2009
South China Morning Post, September 22., 2009
Octogon (Hungary) - 2009/2
Fotomuveszet (Hungary), 2008/2
Fotomozaik (Hungary), 2005/5

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