Márton Orosz


Márton Orosz is the Curator of the Collection of Photography and Media Arts he founded in 2012 at the Museum of Fine Arts–Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest. Since 2014 he serves as the Director of the Vasarely Museum affiliated with the same institution. Over the last decade, he curated a handful of exhibitions, such as the (Film) Experiments Brought to Life. The First Cinema of the Avant-Garde (2014); Alan Sonfist: Time Landscape (2014), and Moon Museum 1969. Art and Space (2019). He curated Meeting Picasso. Twenty-nine Photographs by Jean Cocteau (Vaszary Villa, 2015); LanguAges of Light (Kepes Institute, 2015) and Vasarely. The Birth of Op Art (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, 2018), and Light Revolution (Light Art Museum Budapest, 2022).

Orosz studied graphic design and art history in Budapest and earned his Ph.D. in Art History in 2014. During his studies, he was a Terra Fellow at Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington D.C., a György Kepes Fellow for Advanced Studies and Transdisciplinary Research at MIT, an Institute for Cultural Inquiry Post-Doctoral Fellow in Berlin, a Centre for Contemporary Art Curator-In-Residence in Singapore and a Getty Research Institute Grantee in Los Angeles. He has been publishing widely on new media, kinetic and concrete art, photography, and film history.