Adam Magyar

Born 1972, Hungary

Solo Exhibitions

2020 CAM Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

2019 Stainless, Museo Casa Grande, Hidalgo, Mexico
Stainless, Midnight Moment, Times Square, NY

2018 Stainless, B24, Debrecen, Hungary

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

Kontinuum, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

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

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

Comearound, Retorta Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

TaxiJam, Miro Photo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Kashi Vishwanath Express, Miro Photo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Group Exhibitions

FIAV 2019, Casablanca, Morocco

Al Obour, Saudi Art Council, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Polylux, Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow, Germany
Preparing for Darkness, Selected Artists @ Kühlhaus Berlin

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

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
Photography and Film Constructs, Ringling College Willis Smith Gallery, Sarasota, FL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Press Photo Exhibition, Ethnographic Museum Budapest


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


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

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

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

Lens Culture International Exposure Awards, Honorable Mention

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

Jozsef Pecsi Scholarship

Grand Prize, Hungarian Press Photo


2013 Contact Sheet 170: Adam Magyar, Light Work

Public Speaking Engagements

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

TEDxGateway, Adam Magyar, Mumbai, India

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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