The colony considered and considers the lowland painting a value creating and animating tradition, an artistic ambition waiting for renewal, rethinking, further development, enrichment.
The world of County Hajdú and Hortobágy always means some exotism for the natives and foreigners, too. The locust-trees wearied in drying wind, burning radiance of the sun, endlessness of the great puszta, the big life giving cultivated fields, the natives with their particular character have already been the inspirers of art for a long time. Depths, complicated human richness, typical natural endowments of this world are presented in the best works. With the help of the sculptures by Ferenc Medgyessy, the pictures by Miklós Káplár, László Holló and others this land is present in Hungarian culture an stimulates, inspires to creation today, too.
The painters of the workroom in Böszörmény are the depositaries and realizers of an artistic duty, the essence of which is to create a painting, that uses the progressive inheritance of past, painting of the land, while creates an up-to-date, typical, reflecting our vision art, too. Of course this art is determined not by the land, but by that intellectual, artistic position, in which the theme, this human, social milieu, the objective environment created by work and natural surroundings, play a great part. All those, that inspire to the pictorial formulation of experiences, the representation of emotional, intellectual contents.
According to the evidence of the closing exhibitions the pictures horn here speak not about sight-painting. Though the artists start from reality, from its experience, respectively, it forms into a picture according to the laws of art, which guarantee content variety and richness, too. Of course the inner relation, connecting land, man and world, is perceptible in the works well. It gives its inner authenticity. It is a fact that a piece of Hungarian reality, our present awareness of life, humanity, anguish, belief and confidence are transferred – the proper artistic transformation of motives – to the works born of inspired here. Objects and phenomena of reality mean such substantial contents and extent for the creators, that are the bearers of feelings and thoughts actually.