Address: 6300 Kalocsa, Szent István király út 76.
(also Miklos and Nicholas Schoffer), a famous representative of kinetic art
-- sculptured works that include motion as a significant dimension -- was born in Kalocsa in 1912
and died in Paris, France in 1992
. He donated a represerntative collection of his life's work to the city of Kalocsa in 1979, which is now displayed in a museum established at the artist's birthplace
Along with the permanent shows displaying Nicolas Schoeffer's kinetic art,
two-three temporary exhibitions are also held every year, showing the works of contemporary artists.
are organized every other year, with the participation of International artists, writers and musicians.
Address: 6300 Kalocsa, Szent István kir. u. 76.
: T - Su, 10.00 - 17.00
More on Nicolas Schoeffer on the Web: http://www.re-title.com/artists/nicolas-schoeffer.asp
The "Paprika Capital" of Hungary, Kalocsa is located on the left side of the Danube, 75 miles from Budapest.
The Archbishopric of Kalocsa was founded by St. Stephen in 1001
, and the city's first Archbishop, Bishop Astrid had the honor of bringing the Holy Crown to Saint Stephen
, founder of the Christian state of Hungary.
Image: Statue of Asztrik
on Kalocsa's Szt. Istvan Street