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bem rakpart 16-19
Budapest  h-1011
Hungary  

telephone: +36 (0) 1 487 9487
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LAT: 47.502888 LONG: 19.039457
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art'otel budapest features exclusive style and original artwork

Nestled along the bank of the Danube River, art’otel budapest boasts modern accommodation with age-old charm. Embellished with more than 600 artworks by American painter Donald Sultan, the hotel features bold colours and contemporary decor. This hotel in Budapest features convenient amenities for business and leisure travellers, including free high-speed Wi-Fi, valet parking and a fitness centre with a sauna.

Guests also enjoy the hotel's spectacular castle and Danube River views, plus hotel rooms that feature cutting-edge amenities. If you want to enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner, make your way to the hotel's exceptional Drawing Room Restaurant or art'bistrobar. Reserve your stay at the sophisticated art'otel budapest to enjoy the fusion of art, travel and design at one of the top hotels in Budapest.

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art'otel budapest, by park plaza

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Learn more about Donald Sultan at this Budapest art hotel
Born in 1951, Donald Sultan was the son of a tyre dealer in Asheville, North Carolina. After completing his studies in art while living in Chicago, Sultan moved to New York in order to start his career as an artist. In those days, young artists were often advised not to get involved in painting, purportedly an outmoded form of representation.

Defiantly, Sultan still chose to paint, and he got involved in the ongoing controversy surrounding painting. A group of abstract expressionists headed by Jackson Pollock advocated largely abstract, personal and spontaneous painting; for another group known as minimalists, painting had to do with canvas and colour—it could not refer to things beyond them. In their rigorously composed colour-field paintings, they stressed the object and character of their works.

Within this field of tension, Donald Sultan began to forge his own way, searching for opportunities to combine the demands of the minimalists with traditional painting. Using typical off-the-shelf linoleum tiles, he discovered a material that was congenial to the realisation of his ideas. He abandoned the traditional canvas, glued the standard-sized tiles to plywood, covered them with a layer of tar and cut forms out of this tough black mass, which he then filled with colour.

In the collection at art'otel budapest, you can see artworks from his three central thematic fields: the 'Industrials,' the 'Naturals' and the 'Artificials.'