Svätopluk Mikyta

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Svätopluk Mikyta

SVÄTOPLUK MIKYTA (*1973 SK), graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, studied at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design, and awarded an DAAD grant from 2001 to 2002 at the UDK Berlin. In 2008, he won the Oskár Čepan Award for young Slovak artist, in 2009 he took part in a ISCP residency in New York, in 2011 he won the Strabag Art Award. He leads the Drawing studio at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Brno. His works are in the collections of the Slovak National Gallery, the Bratislava City Gallery, the Art Institute of Chicago, MUDAM Luxemburg and others institutions and private collections.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2017, PRESS, Krokus Gallery, SK
2016, ORNAMENTIANA, Fait Gallery, Brno, CZ

2016, MIKYTA EXPORT IMPORT / commodification, Divus London, London, UK

2015, Tichý vánok vietor prináša (with Imrich Vanek), NOVA Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2015, Homo Viator Sky, Brody ArtYard, Budapest, HU
2014, The Drapery and BEFEL, Třinec City Gallery, CZ
2014, Memory Cracks, annex14 -Raum für aktuelle Kunst, Zürich, CH
2014, Pomoderna and seven monochroms, Polansky Gallery, Prague, CZ
2014, Variabilita Turba, Krokus, Bratislava, SK
2013, Anticrystals, LETO Gallery, Warsaw, PL
2013, Svätopluk Mikyta – Moussa Kone, Follow the Line, Krokus Bratislava, SK
2012, Orange Human, Deák Erika Gallery, Budapest, HU
2012, Jerome Leuba – Svätopluk Mikyta, annex 14, Bern, CH
2012, The colours moving, The Goma, Madrid, ES
2012, Society, Utopie und Stilleben, Strabag Artlounge, Wien, AT
2010, Visit, Gallery ZPAF-IS-KA, Krakow, PL
2010, Unmitte, GALERIE DANA CHARKASI Wien, AT
2009, MIKYTA*1973 / VANEK*1931, Nitrianska galéria, Nitra, SK
2009, Dirty Memories, Galerie BKC, Brno, CZ
2009, By the way, Photoport Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2009, Ungewöhnliche Möglichkeiten, annex 14, Bern, CH
2009, MIKYTA- Drawings, PS 122 Gallery, New York
2009, NATUREHUMANCITY, Emmanuel Walderdorff Gallery, Cologne, DE
2008, Dirty Wall, The Brno House of Arts, Brno, CZ
2007, Tristo hrmených, Galéria Medium Bratislava, SK
2006, TRIDSAŤTRI, Emmanuel Walderdorff Gallery, Cologne, DE

GROUP SHOWS (selected):

2017, DOUBLE CODING, Mudam Luxembourg, LU
2017, Fear what’s coming, Východoslovenská Galéria, Košice, SK
2016, Slovak State in contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Bratislava ,SK

2016, Intermarium, Futura Gallery, Prague, CZ
2015, Moving Image Department, 2nd Chapter: The Eclipse of an Innocent Eye, National Gallery, Trade Fair Palace, Prague, CZ
2015, Glass – sculpture, object, painting, drawing, and photography, Nedbalka Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2015, some of my stories I know. some I listen to. some i see., Krokus, Bratislava, SK
2015, Tekutá múza, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2014, This Can´t Possibly Be True, Emil Filla´s Gallery, Ústí nad Labem, CZ
2014, Turning points, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, HU
2014, Two Landscapes, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2014, Summer exhibition 2014, Krokus, Bratislava, SK
2014, Slowakische Mythologien, Galerie für Zeitgenösissche Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig, DE
2014, Haunting Monumentality II, Club Electroputere Craiova, Bucharest, RO
2014, Circular Ruins, MeetFactory Gallery, Prague, CZ
2013, Pan Much, Richard Adam Gallery, Brno, CZ
2013, Reminiscences of the Future II., The Brno House of Arts, CZ
2013, Podozrivý voľný čas, Open Gallery Bratislava, SK
2012, Apropriation III./ Aneignung – Soziokulturelle Prägungen, Fotogalerie Wien, AT
2012, Haunting Monumentality, Galeria Plan B, Berlin, DE
2012, Delete, Slovak National Gallery Bratislava, SK
2012, Interview II, Nitra gallery, Nitra, Slovak Republic
2011, Reworking Memories, Svätopluk Mikyta, Agneska Polska, Nika Neelowa, Federica Schiavo Gallery Rome, IT
2011, Flashbulb memory, STUDIO Gallery, Budapest, HU
2011, PASSION OF AN ORNITHOLOGIST. ON MYTH MAKING, BWA Sokol Gallery, Nowy Sacz, PL
2011, Formats of Transformation 89.09, MUSA, Vienna, AT
2011, Barricade of Dreams, Trafo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2011, Young European Landscape, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Germany
2010, There Has Been No Future, There Will Be No Past, ISCP New York, USA
2009, Sehnsucht nach dem Abbild, Kunsthalle Krems, AT
2009, Nenápadné médium, Museum of Art Zilina, SK
2009, PRAGUE BIENNALE 4, Prague, CZ
2009, Contact/ Kontakt, City Hall Gallery, Oslo, NOR
2009, Open studios, ISCP, New York, USA
2008, Nič než národ, with Radko Mačuha and Marek Piaček, Open Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2008, Slovak Image (Anti-image), Slovak visual art of 20th. century, NG Prague, CZ
2008, The Oskár Čepan Award 2008 – finalists, Medium Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2008, 23rd International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno 2008, Moravian Gallery, Brno, CZ
2008, Politische Ikonografie, Gallery Jette Rudolph, Berlin, DE
2007, Slovak Myth, Moravian Gallery, Brno, CZ
2006, Autopoesis, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2006, 22 minutes 50,28 seconds, Gallery Art Factory, Prague, CZ
2006, Man, hero, spirit, machine, Medium Gallery, Bratislava
2006, Les beaux ideals, Synagogue – Centre of Contemporary Art, GJK, Trnava, CZ
2005, Slovak Myth, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2005, Permanent Romanticism, City Gallery Bratislava, SK
2005, NYBÜEVITT, Synagogue – Centre of Contemporary Art, GJK, Trnava, SK

COLLECTIONS

Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Zabludowicz Collection, London, GB
Museum of Applied Arts, Prague, CZ
Slovak National Gallery, SK
MUDAM Luxemburg, LU
Nitrianska Gallery, Nitra, SK
Central Slovakian Gallery, Banská Bystrica, SK
M.A. Bazovsky Gallery, SK
The Municipal Museum, Pezinok, SK
The Orawa Gallery, Dolný Kubín, SK
Private collections in Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, USA, Austria, Italy, Great Britain, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, JapanArt

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Tomáš Pospiszyl: An Associative History of Art. Tranzit.cz Praha 2014. (In Czech Language)
Áron Fenyvesi: The Svätopluk Universe. In: The Room, No. 16, 2013.
Svätopluk Mikyta – rozhovor. In: Časopis X, No. 1, 2013.
Petra Noll, Gabriele Jutz: Aneignung/ Apropriation. Fotogalerie Wien 2012.
Hans-Peter Wipplinger, Daniela Gregori, August Ruhs, Edith Fuscher: Das Portrait im
Wandel der Zeit. Hans-Peter Wipplinger 2009.
Visuelle Stereotypen. Thomas Petersen / Clemens Schwender – Herbert von Halem Verlag 2009.
Petra Hanáková: Pre-Kressby / Re-Drawings. Svätopluk Mikyta a HIKHOK Culture 2006.
Zora Rusinová: Autopoesis. Slovenská národná galéria Bratislava 2006.
Alena Vrbanová, Johannes Schlichting, Thomas Traherne: Svätopluk Mikyta & Johannes
Schlichting – Dies Natalis. Svätopluk Mikyta 2005.
Europa für Szenegänger. Manfred Eichel – Parthas Verlag 2005.
Slovenský mýtus. SNG Bratislava 2005.