Stano Filko


STANO FILKO - biography

1937 born on June 15th in Veľká Hradná (born for the first time, as he says since being born two more times after survival of clinical death)
1959 – 1965 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava
1981 – 1990 emigrated and lived in Germany, Canada, and USA
2015 23. 10. died in Bratislava.

Solo exhibitions (selection)
1958 Pictures - Graphics, Cultural Center, Bánovce nad Bebravou
1962 Pictures, Reduta, Bratislava
1967 Stano Filko. Dweling of Present and Reality, Gallery at the Charles Square, Prague
1967 Graphics, Gallery of Václav Špála, Prague
1969 Stanislav Filko. Environnement Universel und Grafik, Gallery Ursula Wendtorf- Kunstverein, Oldenburg - Dusseldorf
1974 White Space within White Space, The House of Art, Brno (with Miloš Laky and Ján Zavarský)
1977 Stano Filko - Miloš Laky - Ján Zavarský, Fiatal muvészek klubja, Budapest
1978 Stanislav Filko. Emotion - 1977, Gallery LDK Labyrint, Lublin
1979 Transcendence 1978. Stano Filko, Gallery GN ZPAF, Gdansk
1980 -Stanislav Filko. Transcendence I.-II.  1978-1979, the Small Gallery PSP - ZPAF, Plac Zamkowy, Warsaw
1984 Stano Filko. Exhibit of Painting, North Arlinghton Public Library, North Arlinghton, New Jersey
1986 FYLKO Special Exhibit of Recent Work 1983-1985, P. S. l - The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, NewYork
1987 Stano Fylko,The Donnell Library Center, NewYork City
1993 Stano Filko – Work Selection, I. Red Energy from series Probes, the Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava
1994 Selection from the Three Energies, Mánes, Prague
- Work Selection (Red Biological Energy, the Third Dimension/Blue Cosmological Energy, the Fourth Dimension/White Metaphysical Energy, the Fifth Dimension), the Slovak National Gallery, Zvolen Castle
1995 the Fifth Dimension, Gallery of Cyprián Majerník, Bratislava
2001 Stanislav Filko. Scheherazade – Woman – Venus, Gallery Slov. Sp., Banská Bystrica
2008 Priáda – piata – štvrtá – d (dimenzia), the Slovak Institute, Prague
2008 Filko’s Ark and Altars of the Present, GHMB, Bratislava
2011 Maps Women Rockets, Gallery Linea, Bratislava

2012 TRANZSCENDENTEAOQ..., Gallery Emanuel Layr, Wien

2015 FILKO – FYLKO – PHYLKO, Zacheta, National Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

2015 STANO FILKO BIELA ONTOLOGIA TRANSCENDENCIA METAFYZIKA, Art Capital Gallery, Bratislava

2016 Stano Filko: Poetry about Space – Cosmos, SNG, Bratislava

2017 Stano Filko Reality of Cosmos, Mayor Gallery, London

2018 Stano Filko: From Earth to Pluto, SODA Gallery, Bratislava


Collective exhibitions (selection)
1964 5. Filko - L. Gajdoš - A. Mlynárčik, journal Smena, Bratislava
1964 Exhibition of the Youth, Morava Gallery, Brno
1968 The New Sensitivity, Brno, Karlovy Vary, Prague
1968 Cinétisme - Spectacle - Environnement, Maison de la culture, Grenoble, France
1968 Danuvius, The House of Art, Bratislava
1969 Vier Aspekte der zeitgenôssischen Kunst, Kunstverein Oldenburg, Germany
1969 Environnement lumino-cinétique, La Place de Chatelct, Centre National ďArt Contemporain, Paris
1969 Arte contemporanea in Cecoslovacchia, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome
1969 Biennale de Paris 1969, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
1969 Plane und Projekte als Kunst, Kunsthalle Bern, Aktionsraum Munchen
1970 Polymusic Space), Kúpeľný ostrov, Piešťany
1970 Slovak Visual Art, Valdštejn Riding Hall, Palác Kinských, Mánes, Prague
1970 Conternporary trends (Le dynamisme du présent), EXPO, Museum of Fine Arts, Osaka
1970 International Festival of Contemp. Art, Municipal Art Museum, Yokohama
1970 Art Concepts from Europe, Bonino Gallery, NewYork
1970 Happening & Fluxus, Materialien, Kolnischer Kunstverein, Koln
1971 Arte de sistemas, Centro de Arte y Communicatión en el Museo de Arte Moderno de la Ciudad, Buenos Aires
1979 Time, Gallery Kitano Circus, Kobe
1982 Bilder aus der Slowakei 1965-1980. Fila, Filko, Sikora, Galerie Pragxis, Essen-Kettwig
1982 Documenta 7, Kassel
1985 Eastern Europeans in New York, La Galérie en El Bohio, NewYork
1986 Off the Wall, Kamikadze Gallery, NewYork
1986 Undercurrents in the Visual Arts, Wiesner Gallery, NewYork
1987 Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, NewYork
1990 Art Against Totality, exhibition accompanying the Ethics and Politics symposium, Bratislava
1991 Action Art, Mánes, Prague
1995 The Sixties, the Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava
1997 60/90, VI., annual exhibition SCCA Slovakia, Bratislava
1998 Archetype – Myth – Utopia, the State Gallery, Banská Bystrica
1999 - Global Conceptualism - Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s, Queens Museum of Art, NewYork
1999 Aspekte - Positionen. 50 Jahre Kunst aus Mitteleuropa 1949-1999 Museum moderner Kunst, Vienna
1999 Slovak Art for Free, Biennale di Venezia, Venetia
2000 Samizdat. Alternative Kultur in Zentral und Osteuropa. Die 60er bis 80er Jahre, Akadémie der Kunste, Berlin
2001 Action Art 1965-1980, the Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava
2001 Sloviakische Träume, Museum moderner Kunst, Passau
2005 La Biennale di Venezia, Venetia                                                                                                                                               2008 From the Slovak Conceptual Art, Slovak Institute, Budapest                                                                                                    2014 Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module, New Museum, New York, USA

2015 Ludwig Goes Pop (The East Side Story), Ludwig Museum Budapest

2015 Conceptual art and Communism 1965 – 1989, Gallery BBLA, New York, USA

2016 Slovak Conceptualism, Art Capital Gallery, Bratislava

2017 About the Fear that will Come, East Slovakia Gallery (VSG), Košice

2017 - 2018 CS Conceptual Art of the 70s, Fait Gallry, Brno

 

Appears in following collections – the Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava; the Collection of the First Slovak Investment Group; the National Gallery Prague; Contact, The Art Collection of Erste Bank Group, Wien, and numerous other private and public collections in Slovakia and in the world 


Related links

http://www.e-flux.com/journal/world-as-medium-on-the-work-of-stano-filko/

https://www.webumenia.sk/en/autor/2592

http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/contemporary-east-l16117/lot.302.html