MARIA BARTUSZOVÁ
Born 1936 in Prague, Czech Republic
Died 1996 in Košice, Slovakia
EDUCATION
1951-1955Higher School of Applied Arts Prague (Prof. Václav Šimek)
1956-1961Academy of Applied Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague (studio of Prof. Otto Eckerdt, Department of Ceramics and Porcelain)
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016Maria Bartuszova, Alison Jacques Gallery, London
2014Maria Bartuszova: Provisional Forms, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
Maria Bartuszova, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
2012Maria Bartuszova - Drawings / Anna Bartuszova - Recordings, Galéria Cypriána Majernika, Bratislava, Slovakia
2011Maria Bartuszova, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
Maria Bartuszova - Drawings / Anna Bartuszova - Recordings, Mestská galleria, Rimavská Sobota, Slovakia
2009Maria Bartuszova, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
Gino De Dominicis - Maria Bartuszova, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
2008Maria Bartuszova: Negative Volumes, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
2007Maria Bartuszova: A Selection of Sculptural Work, CC Centrum, Bratislava, Slovakia
2005Germination: The Path to Organic Sculpture, (reinstallation Banská Bysrica, Košice, Rimavská Sobota), Slovak National Gallery Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
1997Hommage a Mária (dedicated to Mária Bartuszová 1936-1996), VLM Košice, Slovakia
1988Sculpture Works I. 1962-1987, ZSVU exhibition hall, Košice, Slovakia
Sculpture Works, Kontajner Gallery, UN Theatre Prešov, Slovakia 1983 Maria Bartuszova: Transformations of Shape, Galéria Miloša Alexandra Bazovského, Trencin, Slovakia Sculpture Symposium II, Elementary School for the Blind, Levoča, Slovakia1981 Maria Bartuszova, Exhibition to mark the International Year of Invalids
1976Sculpture Symposium I, Elementary School for the Blind, Levoča, Slovakia
1967Sculptures & Drawings, Jalta café, Košice, Slovakia
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018Virginia Woolf, Tate St Ives, UK (forthcoming)
2017Disobedient Bodies: J.W.Anderson Curates The Hepworth Wakefield, The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire
2016Sochárky, East Slovak Gallery, Kosice, Slovakia
2015Organic Sculpture, Alison Jacques Gallery, London, UK
2014Matter & Memory, Alison Jacques Gallery, London, UK
Fritz Winter: The Interiro of Nature, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
KK-SK (Tribute to Stephen the Belgrade), Galéria Z, Zichyho palác, Bratislava
2013Happy Birthday! 20 Years of the Goetz Collection, The Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany
30th Council of Europe Exhibition - The Desire for Freedom: Art in Europe Since 1945, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
TRIKO - Triennial of the Contemporary Picture, Kunsthalle, Košice, Slovakia
Reprises: KUMU, Eesti Kunstimuuseum, Tallinn, Estonia; MOCAK - Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
2012Independent Scene, A Segment of Slovak Visual Art 1960-2000, a selection from the collection of the First Slovak Investment Group, Exhibition room of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic, 25 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, UK
The Desire for Freedom. Art in Europe since 1945, Deutsches historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany
2010Les promesses du passé, 1950 - 2010, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Mária Bartuszová, Agnieszka Brzezanska, Miriam Cahn, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY
Light in Art - Light in Us, Galéria mesta Bratislavy, Mirbachov palác, Bratislava, Slovakia
Gender Check, MUMOK - Museum of Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
Limits of Geometry. Geometric and Constructive Tendencies in Slovak Art from 1960 to the Present, Dom umenia, Bratislava, Slovakia
20091960 - the Present/ Slovak Art + Czech Guests, Dům U zlatého prstenu, Prague, Czech Republic
Slovak Picture (Anti-Picture) - 20th century in Slovak Art, exhibition of the Slovak National Gallery to mark the 90th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia, Jízdárna Pražského hradu, Prague, Czech Republic
Best of Austria - Eine Kunstsammlung, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria
From Plaster to Chewing Gum, Artist´s techniques and strategies, Nitrianska galéria, Nitra, Slovakia
Awkward Objects - Alina Szapocznikow, Maria Bartuszova, Pauline Boty, Louise Bourgeois, Eva Hesse, Paulina Ołowska, Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej, Warsaw, Poland
2008Kontakt: Works from the Art Collection of Erste Bank Group, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros, Hungary
Financial crisis: from our stock, Galerie Jiřího Švestku, Praha, Czech Republic
Cutting Realities Gender Strategies in Art, Austrian cultural forum, New York, NY
2007 Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany
A Passion for Collecting: Slovak Fine Art 1957-1970, Galéria mesta Bratislavy, Mirbachov palác, Bratislava, Slovakia
Contemporary Slovak Fine Art 1960 - 2000: from the First Slovak Investment Group´s Collection, Mestna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
East Slovak Gallery in Košice - new additions 1995-2005, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
Contemporary Slovak Art from the collection of the First Slovak Investment Group, Sala de Expoziţii, Primăria Municipiului Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania
Out of the Town, Art in Nature, Galéria mesta Bratislavy, Mirbachov palác, Bratislava, Slovakia
Reprises, Muzeul Naţional de Artă Contemporană, Galeria Tetrul Naţional Bucureşti, Buchareşt, Romania
Contemporary Slovak Art from the Collection of the East Slovak Gallery in Košice, Galeria 72, Muzeum Narodowe, Chełm, Poland
2006Arta Slovakia: 1960 - 2000, The National Museum of Art of Romania, Buchareşt, Romania
Contemporary Slovak Art 1960-2000, Városi Művészeti Múzeum, Györ, Hungary
Retrospective X, Mestská galleria, Rimavská Sobot, Slovakia
2005Contemporary East Slovak Art from the collections of the East Slovak Gallery in Košice, BKG-Studio, Haus der Jugend Barmen, Wuppertal, Germany; travelling to Ernst Múzeum, Budapest, Hungary
2004Contemporary Slovak Art from the collection of the First Slovak Investment Group, Galeria Międzynarodowego Centrum Kultury, Kraków, Poland
2003Slovak Visual Art 1970-1985, Slovenská národná galéria, Bratislava, Slovakia
Contemporary Slovak Art from the collection of the First Slovak Investment Group, Gallery Art Factory, Václavské nám., Prague, Czech Republic
2002Slovak Visual Arts 1970-1985, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava
Eastern Slovak Gallery 1952-2002, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
2001Contemporary Slovak Art from the collection of the First Slovak Investment Group, Danubiana, Bratislava, Slovakia
200020th Century, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
1999Reprises: Klub konkrétistov, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
From the Work of East Slovak Artists of the 20th Century, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
1998Concretist Club, Galerie výtvarného umění v Ostravě, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Reprises, Oblastní galerie v Liberci, Liberec, Czech Republic
199760/90, the Soros Center for Contemporary Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia
Concretists' Club after 30 Years, Vysočina Regional Gallery, Jihlava
Hommage à Mária (dedicated to Mária Bartuszová 1936-1996), Múzeum Vojtecha Löfflera, Košice, Slovakia
Concretist Club after 30 Years, Oblastní galerie Vysočiny, Jihlava, Slovakia
60/90, IV. Annual Art Exhibition at the Soros Centre, Galéria Živa, Slovenská národná galéria, Bratislava, Slovakia
1995The Sixties in Slovak Art, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
Trenčín '95: A Selection of Contemporary Slovak Sculpture, Galéria Miloša Alexandra Bazovského, Trenčín, Slovakia
1994Views of Contemporary Slovak Art, Šarišská galéria, Prešov, Slovakia
1993Art Hamburg, International Fair of Eastern European Art, Hamburg, Germany
Power Station T, Tatra Gallery, Poprad, Slovakia
1992 Laboratory I - international art symposium, Prešov, Slovakia
Grey Brick 35/92, Gallery at the White Unicorn, Klatovy-Klenová, Czech Republic
Minisalon, Nová síň Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic; travelling to Museé des Beaux Arts, Mons; Art and Culture Center, Hollywood; Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati; Courtyard Gallery, New York; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis; Cultural Center of Iova, Rapids; Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago; Kissick Museum, Columbia; University Art Gallery, North Dartmouth, The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; Gallery of Fine Art, Forth Myers, Pražský hrad, Praha; Bibliotheque Royal de Belgique, Brusel; Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta; Museum Puri Lukisan, Ubud; Majapahit Mandarin Hotel, Surabaya; Centre tchèque Paris
1991 Oscillation, Danube Museum, Komárno; Mücsarnok, Budapest, Hungary 40 Artistes Tcheques et Slovaques (1960-1990), Galerie Art-Défense, Paris, France
Reprises, Műcsarnok, Budapest, Hungary
Contemporary Slovak Art and Photography, A General Czechoslovak Exhibition, Prague, Czech Republic
Interspaces, Bardejovské Kúpele, Slovakia
1990Women and Art, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
1989Exhibition of the Gerulata association of the Slovak Union of Artists, románsky kostolík, Bratislava, Slovakia
A Biennial of Contemporary Czechoslovak Small Statue, Oblastná galéria Miloša Alexandra Bazovského, Trenčín, Slovakia
Art Salon '89, Art Gallery, Prešov, Slovakia
1988Czech and Slovak Sculpture, Galeria Zwiazku Artystów Rzeźbiarzy, Warsaw, Poland
1987Exhibition of Košice artists from the collection of the East Slovak Gallery,
Miskolci galéria, Miskolc, Hungary
1986 Contemporary Graphics and Bijou Sculpture in East Slovakia, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
1985Contemporary Czechoslovak Bijou Sculpture, Galéria Miloša Alexandra Bazovského, Trenčín, Slovakia
1984Members' exhibition to mark the 40th anniversary of the SNP, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
Art Salon '84, Art Gallery, Prešov, Slovakia
1983A February Greeting from the collections of the East Slovak Gallery, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
Art Salon '83, Art Gallery, Prešov, Slovakia
For Peace and Life - a collective exhibition to mark the World Assembly for Peace and Life, Against Nuclear War, Dielo - predajňa KOZSVU, Košice, Slovakia
Reprises, Tatranská galéria, Poprad, Slovakia
Women Artists of East Slovakia, Galéria výtvarného umenia, Prešov, Slovakia
Sculpture in East Slovakia since 1945, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
1982 Art Salon '82, Art Gallery, Prešov, Slovakia
Art of the 19th and 20th Century in East Slovakia, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
Art of the 19th and 20th Century in East Slovakia, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
Slovak Art between the 14th and 16th Communist Party Congress, Slovenská národná galéria, Bratislava, Slovakia
1980Contemporary East Slovak Figures, Galéria výtvarného umenia, Prešov, Slovakia
1979Contemporary Sculpture Art in Eastern Slovakia, Eastern Slovak Gallery, Košice, Slovakia
1978Members' exhibition 1978, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
Art of the Victorious, Contemporary Art Museum, Prague, Czech Republic
1977Art Salon '77, Galéria výtvarného umenia, Prešov, Slovakia
International Sculpture Symposium ´77, Vyšné Ružbachy, Slovakia
1976Contemporary Slovak Art to mark the 15th Congress of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
Art Salon '76, Galéria výtvarného umenia, Prešov, Slovakia
197530 Free Years in the Works of Artists of East Slovakia, Dom Sztuki, Rzeszsów Poland
Members' exhibition 1975, regional branch of the Union of Slovak Artists - exhibition to mark the 30th anniversary of liberation of Czechoslovakia, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
East Slovak artists honour Transcarpathian Ruthenia to mark the 30th anniversary of liberation of Czechoslovakia by the Soviet army, Zakarpatské umelecké múzeum, Užgorod, Slovakia
1974Members' exhibition of East Slovak Artists, Tatranská galéria, Horný Smokovec, Slovakia
East Slovak artists mark the 30th anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
1973Angewandte Kunst aus der ČSSR, Neue Berliner Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Reprises, Kunsthalle, Rostock, Germany
Art Salon '73, Galéria výtvarného umenia, Prešov, Slovakia
Exhibition to honour the World Congress of Peace Forces in Moscow, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
Exhibition of East Slovak Artists, Zakarpatské múzeum, Užgorod, Ukraine
1970Reprises, Oblastní galerie výtvarního umění, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Exhibition of the Concretists' Club, House of Arts of the City of Brno, Brno, Czech Republic
1969Concretists' Club, Karlovy Vary, Olomouc, Bratislava, Slovakia
Moderne und naive Kunst aus der Slowakei, Biberach an der Riss, Germany
19671st Triennial of Slovakia Sculpture, Piešťany Sculpture Park, Piešťany, Slovakia
1966Exhibition of the Young, House of Art, Brno, Czech Republic
Drawings - Graphics - Sculptures, Regional Branch of ZSVU, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
1965 13th Exhibition, Regional Organisation of the ZSVVU to Mark the 20th Anniversary of the Foundation of Czechoslovakia, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
1964Reprises, Tatranská galleria v Hormom Smokovci, Poprad, Slovakia; travelling to Galéria výtvarného umenia, Prešov, Slovakia
12th Exhibition of Members of the Regional Organisation of the Slovak Union of Fine
Artists, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
1960Exhibition of Czechoslovak Pavilion from Brussels; Prague, Czech Republic. [Reinstallation of the Czechoslovakian pavilion at the World EXPO '58 exhibition in Brussels, Belgium]
1958World Exhibition EXPO '58, Brussels, Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
SELECTED REALISATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE
1986Fountain, Dargov departement store, Košice
1984Courtyard of the Student House, Košice
1982Two - piece plastic work, Košice, Crematory
Wall of an administrative building, VSŽ, Košice
1975Wall in the meeting room, South Slovak Paper Company, Štúrovo
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Tate, London, UK
Centre du Pompidou, Paris, France
Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia