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Dezider Tóth

Monogramista T.D

1947 born on March 13th in Výčapy–Opatovce as Dezider Tóth
1966 – 1972 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design (prof. Matejka)
1970 while still a student he was invited to participate in I. Open Atelier of Rudo Sikora
1977 organizes residential performance and residential construction in homage to M. Laky. ŠTB (the state police) finds him suspicious and begins to make his life troublesome.
1978 becomes the guardian of the violin of the Great Toll-collector in the Kingdom of Argilia
1980 becomes an envoy of Argilia on the Asteroid no. 329, the fifth planet of the Little Prince
1991 co-founds the association A-R
1997 officially adopts his new name Monogramista T.D
2002 appointed as a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague                                                                                             He Lives and works in Židenice near Brno, Czech Republic

Solo exhibitions (selection)

1976 Depozit, Bratislava
1978 Pictures for colouring, graphics, scores, the Youth Gallery, Brno
1989 Flickering Out Into the Light, Sovinec
1994 EX, the State Gallery, Banská Bystrica
2004 Monogramist T. D: Moving and Emergency Getaways), Morava Gallery, Brno
2007 Monogramista T. D – No Word Neither Thing, Gallery of Ján Koniarek, Trnava
2009 -RE- Partitúry (Scores), Soga, Bratislava and Soga Prague
2010 Tothalita, Gallery of Art, Nové Zámky                                                                                                                                            2011 –RE- Partitúry (Scores), Leoš Janáček Memorial, Brno                                                                                                           2012 Seventeentwentysixand nine Banalities, Roman Fecik Gallery, Bratislava                                                                               2014 Quiescence of Metaphors, Gallery 19, Bratislava                                                                                                                    2017 - 2018 Fragment T.D, Muzeum umění, Olomouc

Collective exhibitions selections

1970 I. Open Atelier, Bratislava
1972 Slovak Graphics, Dům pánů z Kunštátu, Brno
1975 12 Tschechoslowakische Kunstler, EP Galerie, Berlin
1985 Primera bienal internacional de poesia visual, Mexico City
1990 Hommage a Chalupecký, The Library Dr. Vacko, Prague
1991 Oscillations, Budapest
1993 Reservart 1991 - ?, Art Cologne, Koln
1994 Czech + Slovak Photography, The Boston Athenaeum, Boston
2004 Contemporary Slovakian Art, Miedzynarodove centrum kultury, Krakow
2007 Out of the City, GHMB, Bratislava
2008 Between Concept and Action, Galleria Sonia Rosso, Torino
2009 Out of the City, Western Bohemia Gallery, Pilsen
2010 Out of the City, Moscow                                                                                                                                                             2012 Blood, the Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava                                                                                                                          2015 The Soft Codes, Conceptual tendencies in Slovak art, Wroclav Contemporary Museum, Poland                                           2015 Conceptual art and Communism 1965 – 1989, Gallery BBLA, New York, USA                                                                        2016 The XXL views of Contemporary Slovak Art, GASK, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic

Appears in following collections: the Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava; the Collection of the First Slovak Investment Group; the National Gallery, Prague; Kassák elmék múzeum, Budapest; Fondatione Morra Greco, Turin; Galeria Rottlof, Karlsruhe, Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh

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