The 20th Century Styles – 20th Century Artists is a lecture series by art historian Péter Gimesy at the Ybl Buda Creative House. The very objective of the lecture series is to discuss the dominant styles of 20th century art history through the oeuvre of some outstanding masters in an easy-to-understand and exciting manner.
Art historian and philosopher Péter Gimesy has been dealing with 20th century styles and artists for decades. He pays special attention to the transitions between the specific eras of art history: it often represents a great challange to classify artists and works of art related to such periods.
In his lecture series he introduces the dominant styles of 20th century art history through the oeuvre of some outstanding masters. He brings the various schools and styles of 20th century often approached with qualm and aversion closer to the public, and makes this topic understandable and interesting even for those who had no interest whatsoever in moder art before.
The very objective of the program series is to share the knowledge with the general public in an easy-to-understand and exciting manner, and to generate interest towards the highly exciting world of arts. Listeners of the lecture series can get closer to contemporary art as well, the foundations of which were laid by the masters of the 20th century.