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Iparművészeti Múzeum Talking map

19 November Wednesday

  • 17.00-19.00 (advanced booking required)

Welcoming speeches by
Dr. Zsombor Jékely, Director of Collections (Museum of Applied Arts)
Dr. József Sisa, Director (Institute of Art History, Research Center for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Ödön Lechner commemorative coin will be issued by
Dr. László Mádi, Director of Cash Logistics (Magyar Nemzeti Bank)

The exhibition Lechner, A Creative Genius will be opened by
Dr. Miklós Réthelyi, President, Hungarian National Commission of the UNESCO

Opening lecture of the conference:
Dr. Katalin Keserü (Department of Art History, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest: The oeuvre of Ödön Lechner and the Lechner researches


20 November Thursday

  • 9.00 Keynote speaker: Stefan Muthesius (University of East Anglia, Norwich) Authenticity : A concept for the late nineteenth-century European applied arts museum

Applied Arts – Museums of Applied Arts, chair: József Sisa

  • 9.30 Matthias Boeckl (University of Applied Arts, Vienna) Crafts reform, Ringstraße, early modernism in Vienna
  • 10.00 Roland Prügel (Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg) Spreading good taste by displaying objects. The “Bayerisches Gewerbemuseum” in Nuremberg and the applied arts movement (1869–1896)

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

  • 11.00 Piotr Kopszak (National Museum in Warsaw) - Andrzej Szczerski (Jagiellonian University in Kraków) Designing modernity - The Museum of Technology and Industry in Kraków
  • 11.30 Michaela Marek (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) The Berlin Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum of Applied Arts): Everyday aesthetics and economic promotion between common welfare and social segregation

Architecture, architecture as art, engineering architecture, chair: András Hadik

  • 12.00 Barry Bergdoll (Columbia University, New York) Fames of color: the emergence of the polychromatic city in Third Republic Paris
  • 12.30 József Sisa (Institute of Art History, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences) The role of the Berlin Bauakademie on the training of Ödön Lechner and other Hungarian architects, and the opportunities and limitations of historicism

13.00-14.00 Lunch break

  • 14.00 József Rozsnyai (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest) The neo-Baroque, as predecessor to the Secession, in the œuvres of turn-of-the- century Hungarian architects
  • 14.30 Gyula Dávid Innovation or experiment? The public lobby of the Hungarian Royal Post Office Savings Bank

Industry, Applied Arts, Museums in Hungary, chair: Ilona Sármány-Parsons

  • 15.00 Magdolna Lichner (Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest) Words, objects and strategies. The beginnings of the collection of applied arts in the Monarchy
  • 15.30 Jenő Murádin The Museum of Industry in Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca) and its collections
  • 16.00 Miklós Székely (Institute of Art History, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest) From oriental inspirations to eastern markets. On an aspect of the collections in Hungarian museums of industry

16.30-17.00 Coffee break

Orientalism and ornament, chair: Katalin Keserü

  • 17.00 Gábor Klaniczay (Central European University, Budapest) The consciousness of eastern origins in nineteenth-century Hungary
  • 17.30 Ádám Bollók (Institute of Archaeologyes, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest) Under the spell of national ornamentation. Turn-of-the-century debates on the origins of decorative art from the time of the Hungarian Conquest


21 November Friday

  • 9.00 Keynote speaker: Ilona Sármány-Parsons (Central European University, Budapest) The genesis of Lechner’s style in an international context

Orientalism and ornament, chair: Katalin Keserü

  • 9.30 Jeremy Howard (University of St Andrews) Orientalist presence and absence in architecture around 1900
  • 10.00 Szántó Iván (Department of Iranian Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest) The Islamic collection of the Museum of Applied Arts at the end of the nineteenth century, and the “Damascene Room”
  • 10.30 Magdalena Długosz (Maria Curie Skłodowska University, Lublin) Sarmatism in Polish applied arts and architecture at the turn of the nineteenth century

11.00-11.30 Coffee break

  • 11.30 Éva Csenkey The trend-setting cooperation between Ödön Lechner and the Zsolnay factory
  • 12.00 Ibolya Gerelyes (Hungarian National Museum, Budapest) Miklós Zsolnay’s collection of Ottoman wall tiles, in the context of European collections
  • 12.30 Júlia Katona (Museum of Fine Arts - Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest) Eastern architecture and decorative art in architecture training and drawing instruction

13.00-14.00 Lunch break

Ödön Lechner – ‘Father figure’ of the modern Hungarian architecture. Followers, criticism and reception of Lechner in the first half of the 20th century, chair: Csáki Tamás

  • 14.00 Béla Kerékgyártó (Budapest University of Technology and Economics) Otto Wagner and Ödön Lechner: similarities and differences
  • 14.30 Herman van Bergeijk (Delft University of Technology) Soul, mind and the ratio. Dutch architecture around 1900
  • 15.00 Ladislav Zikmund-Lender (Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, Prague) Jan Kotěra between the evolution and revolution of the modernist idea
  • 15.30 Róka Enikő (Museum of Fine Arts - Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest) Excerpts from the reception to Lechner’s works

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break

  • 16.30 Réka Várallyay (Gyula Forster National Centre for Cultural Heritage Management) “We joined forces so that Lechner’s teachings might triumph…” : The architecture of Marcell Komor and Dezső Jakab
  • 17.00 Hadik András Lechner and Medgyaszay
  • 17.30 Anthony Gall (Szent István University, Budapest) Towards a “National Art” – an individual style or a collective effort?


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