The ambition of the exhibition is to briefly demonstrate the presenceof fashion in the works of artists working in the breakthrough years of the 19th and 20th centuries and to present it in the context of the cultural and social background. The main theme of the exhibition is to understand the importance of taste and status of the aristocracy and bourgeoisie of that time, manifested by the clothing. Fashion trends of cosmopolitanism and bohemianism can be observed in the works of artists such as ako Elemír Halász-Hradil, Ernest Rákosi, Ákos Aranyossy, Maximilián Kurth, Július Éder, Konštantín Kövári-Kačmarik, Július Rudnay, Andrej Bača, Koloman Hažlinský, Ľudovít Čordák, Emil Alexay-Olexák, Leopold Horovitz, Július Török, István Csók, Dominik Skutezky, etc.

Artwork: Dominik Skutezky, Idyll in the Studio, 1900-1910, Central Slovak Gallery




Title of the exhibition: The Enchantment of Appearances

Curator: Štefánia Ďuricová

Artists: Ákos Aranyossy, Július Andorko, Andrej Bača, Eduard Ballo, Andor Borúth, Sándor Bihari , István Csók, Július Éder, Ferenc Eisenhut, Július Flache, František Gyurkovits, Jozef Hanula, Leopold Horovitz, Konštantín Kövári-Kačmarik, Ľudovít Kubányi, Jakub Obrovský, Karol Pongrácz, Ernest Rákosi, Dominik Skutezky, Július Štetka, Max Švabinský, Lajos Thain, Teodor Zemplényi, Ivan Žabota 

Organisers: Central Slovak Gallery and East Slovak Gallery

Venue: Bethlen´s house, Dolná 8, Banská Bystrica

duration of the exhibition:  June 29, 2023 – October 1, 2023

opening: June 28, 2023, 5 p.m.



The founder of the Central Slovak Gallery is the Banská Bystrica Self-Governing Region.