Killer Scene (2004), acrylic on canvas, 200 x 300cm.

István Nyári (b. 1952)
An apt introduction to Hungary’s new wave is István Nyári, a prolific and high-profile figure on the Budapest art scene. His cinematic, photorealist canvases often express playfully bizarre juxtapositions and droll commentary on contemporary culture — postmodern caprices fizzing with the tropes and artefacts of globalisation.

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