Hungarian Tapestry Art: Curator’s Biography

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Edit András is an art historian and art critic, holding a PhD from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. Since 1987 she has been affiliated with the Institute of Art History, Research Centre of Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, recently as a senior research fellow. She lives in Long Island and Budapest.

András’ main interest concerns modern and contemporary Eastern and Central European art, gender issues, tapestry art, public  art, conceptual art, socially engaged art and art theory in the time of transition in the post-socialist countries. She has published numerous essays in different languages on issues of contemporary art and theory in journals, volumes of collected essays, and catalogues and has participated in different international conferences. She was the co-curator of the Kárpit exhibitions with Ildikó Dobrányi in 2001 and 2005.