Edit András

is an art historian and critic. She holds a PhD in Art History from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest and is since 2002 a senior research fellow at the Institute of Art History, Research Centre for the Humanities at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest. She has written extensively on Eastern and Central European art, with a focus on gender issues and social engagement, as well as the post-socialist condition and nationalism in this region.



"They are so very different from us"

Who is the stranger, who is the Other in Hungary's (art)scene?

Art is suffering in Hungary’s oppressively nationalist climate, writes Edit András. Criticism of the state-supported cultural system is weakened by a gradual acceptance of the new configuration; and due to general exhaustion, the protest movement among artists has also lost its vigour.

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