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

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

2016

Baroque Office, hunt kastner, Prague, CZ

2013

Traps, Charim Gallery, Vienna, AU

2012

Cover Story, BMOCA – Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Bolder Colorado, USA
KUNSTWERKE, hunt kastner, Prague, CZ
Daniel Pitín – solo show, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angelos, 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, CZ
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, CZ
Art Decoration, National Gallery at the Veletržní Palace, Prague, CZ

1999

Picture and Screens, Academy of Fine Arts gallery, Prague, CZ

group exhibitions:

2016

Reason and Resistance, Contemporary slovak and czech art from the collection of Doňák, curator Gabriela Kisová, Košice, Slovakia, SK
A Question of Perspective, curated by Jane Neal, Grimm Gallery,
with: Farah Atassi, Ali Banisadr, Matthias Bitzer, Constant, René Daniëls, Christian Hidaka, Vicken Parsons, Daniel Pitín, Daniel Richter, Caroline Walker, Suling Wang, Matthias Weischer, 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, CN
The Importance of Being A (Moving) Image, curated by Adam Budak and Jan Kratochvil, Prague National Gallery at the Veletržní Palace, Prague, CZ
Hommage to Otto Gutfreund, curated by Pavel Banka, Rabasova galerie, Rakovnik, CZ

2014

Pocitová Teplota, curated by Caroline Krzyszton, Bohnice Pradelna, Prague, CZ
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, CZ
The Butterfly Effect? The Image as a Multifaceted Deconstruction of a Whole, curated by Petr Vanouš, Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ

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, CZ
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, CZ
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, CZ
Spectator Novus, Galeria Kritiku, Prague, CZ
Something of Myself, hunt kastner, Prague, CZ
PAF Film Festival of Animated Films, Olomouc, CZ

2008

Resetting / New Ways to Reality, curated by Petr Vanouš, Prague City Gallery at the Municipal Library, Prague, CZ
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, CZ
Eccentric Paths, Caminhos Excêntricos, Berardo Museum, Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon

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, CZ
Need of Touch, Word DV film festival, Prague, CZ

2002

Academy of Fine Arts exhibition at the National Gallery, Veletržní Palace, Prague, CZ

2001

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

2000

4 + 4 days in Motion Festival, Prague, CZ

1999

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

1997

Art Gallery U prstenu, Prague, CZ

1996

Academy of Fine Arts students exhibition, Mánes, Prague, CZ

1993

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