hunt kastner

Born 1977, Prague, Czechoslovakia

 

Education

1994-2001

Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, classical painting studio of Zbyněk Beran & the conceptual media studio of Miloš Šejn

Awards & Stipends:

2009

Best Animated Film (Lost Architect, 2008) at 2009 PAF Festival for Animated Films in Olomouc

2007

Mattoni Award for the best new young artist at the Prague Biennale3

2005

Video, Europa Spot Prize

2004 - 2005

Kulturkontakt Austria – artist’s residency Vienna, AU

2004

Henkel prize, Vienna, AU

2001

Nuova Academia Milan, IT

1996 and 1999

Academy prize for the best student work of the year

Solo exhibitions:

2017

Daniel Pitín, The Mechanical Flowers, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2016

Baroque Office, hunt kastner, Prague

2013

Traps, Charim Gallery, Vienna, AU

2012

Cover Story, BMOCA – Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Bolder Colorado, USA
KUNSTWERKE, hunt kastner, Prague
Daniel Pitín – solo show, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2011

Garrison’s Landing, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, N.Y., USA

2010

Private Ceremony, Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp, BE
Mrs. Roberts is Gonna Be Late (with Tomáš Svoboda), curated by_Vienna 2010, Charim Galerie, Vienna, AU

2009

Men in the Garden, hunt kastner, Prague
Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2008

Lost Architect, Charim Ungar Contemporary (CUC), Berlin, DE
Daniel Pitin: Painter on a Stage, Guekins & De Vil, Antwerp, BE

2007

Adaption II, Charim Gallery, Vienna, AU

2006

Adaption, Futura gallery, Prague, CZ
Charim Gallery (with Wolfgang Wirth), Vienna, AU

2003

Motion Picture, Futura project room, Prague
Art Decoration, National Gallery at the Veletržní Palace, Prague

1999

Picture and Screens, Academy of Fine Arts gallery, Prague

group exhibitions:

2017

a painter’s doubt: painting & phenomenology, curated by seamus kealy, Salzburger Kunstverein, AU

2016

Reason and Resistance, Contemporary slovak and czech art from the collection of Milan Dobňák, curator Gabriela Kisová, Košice City Gallery, Slovakia, SK
A Question of Perspective, curated by Jane Neal, Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

2015

The Mass Ornament, Glimpses from the Bible of Visuality, Nitrianska galeria, Slovakia, SK

Art From Heart, curated by Miroslav Ambroz, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China, China
The Importance of Being A (Moving) Image, curated by Adam Budak and Jan Kratochvil, Prague National Gallery at the Veletržní Palace, Prague
Hommage to Otto Gutfreund, curated by Pavel Banka, Rabasova galerie, Rakovnik

2014

Pocitová Teplota, curated by Caroline Krzyszton, Bohnice Pradelna, Prague
This Side of Paradise, curated by Jane Neal, Sotheby’s #S2, London, UK

2013

Nightfall, New Tendencies in Figurative Painting, curated by Jane Neal, Rudolfinum, Prague
The Butterfly Effect? The Image as a Multifaceted Deconstruction of a Whole, curated by Petr Vanouš, Rudolfinum, Prague

2012

Film. Directed by Artists, Nitrianska galerie, SK
Nightfall, New Tendencies in Figurative Painting, curated by Jane Neal, MODEM, Debrecin, HU
Citation and Interpretation II – Painting, curated by Jiří Machalicky, NoD gallery, Prague, CZ
Making Familiar, curated by Robert Armstrong and James Merrigan,Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, IR
Point of Entry, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2011

Mutating Medium: Photography in Czech Art 1990-2010, curated by Pavel Vančat, Rudolfinum, Prague
Through A Glass Darkly, curated by Jane Neal, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
East ex East, curated by Jane Neal, Brand New Gallery, Milano, IT
SKUTR III, Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Vladimir Beskid, Koppel Villa, Jan Koniarek Regional Gallery, Trnava, SK
To Deceive Death, To Swallow the Night: Martin Gerboc, Jiří Petrbok, Daniel Pitín, Nitrianska Regional Gallery, Nitra, SK
Memoria Variable, curated by Gigliola Foschi and Carla Pellegrini, Galleria Milano, Milano, IT

2010

After the Fall, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, USA
The Cassini Cruise II, Ardi Poels Project, Maastrict, NL
Re-Romantic 2, Galerie Šternberk, Šternberk
Bad Industry, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Year One and In Standard Time, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2009

Der Innere Blick, Kunsthalle, Tubungen, DE
Eccentric Paths II / The Arsenāls, The Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, LT
After Velvet, curated by Sandra Baborovska, long-term exhibition at the Prague City Gallery at the House of
the Golden Ring, Prague
Spectator Novus, Galeria Kritiku, Prague
Something of Myself, hunt kastner, Prague
PAF Film Festival of Animated Films, Olomouc

2008

Resetting / New Ways to Reality, curated by Petr Vanouš, Prague City Gallery at the Municipal Library, Prague
Eccentric Paths: Young Artists from Central and Eastern Europe, Barardo Colllection Museum, Lisbon, PT

2007

Expanded Painting, Prague Biennale3, curated by Helena Kontova, Karlin Hall, Prague

2006

Sovereign European Art Prize Finalists – London, UK

2005

Daniel Pitín und Markus Krottendorfer, Charim galerie, Neue Heimat, Vienna, AU

2004

Kulturkontakt exibition, Vienna, AU

2003

Martinů Reloaded, Prague Academy of Performing Arts gallery, Prague
Need of Touch, Word DV film festival, Prague

2002

Academy of Fine Arts graduates exhibition, National Gallery, Veletržní Palace, Prague

2001

Student exhibition, Lima, Peru
Academy of Fine Arts exhibition, Mánes, Prague

2000

4 + 4 days in Motion Festival, Prague

1999

Kolín Czech Paintings, Art gallery U prstenu, Prague
People of the XX.century, Prague City Center
Art Gallery of Young Artists, Olomouc

1997

Art Gallery U prstenu, Prague

1996

Academy of Fine Arts students exhibition, Mánes, Prague

1993

Music-pictures show, Alterna Komotovka, Prague
Biennale of the Young, Altkirch, FR