Areas of interest

Philosophy of Art; Theory of Art History; Modern and Contemporary Art; Modern and Contemporary Photography; Design Culture


Art History MA, ELTE
Aesthetics PhD, ELTE


Attila Horányi is the director of the Institute for Theoretical Studies at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design. Dr. Horányi was a Fulbright scholar at the Cultural Anthropology Department at Northwestern University. He was the recipient of the Németh Lajos Prize and was awarded the Art Critic Prize by the Horváth Art Foundation. He was the member of the Photography Board of the National Cultural Fund, which he also led for two years. Besides teaching and researching he enjoys writing reviews for various art magazines. Presently he serves as the president of the Hungarian Section of AICA, the International Association of Art Critics.

Courses taught:

Survey of American Art; Socially Engaged Art