Miklos Gaál is a visual artist, born in Finland, living and working in Amsterdam and Helsinki.


Gaál studied at the University of Art & Design Helsinki, 2004, and also attended the School of Photography at Gothenburg University. From 2008 until 2009 Gaál was a resident artist at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam. He obtained a Research Master in the University of Amsterdam in 2015. Since 2019 Gaál is a doctoral researcher in the University of Arts, Helsinki, studying aesthetically and textually German romantic irony compared with criticism of contemporary art.


Gaál’s work has been exhibited in institutions, galleries and in publications since 2000 in, among others, Aperture Gallery in New York, Kunsthalle in Emden, Kunstverein Göttingen, Huis Marseille in Amsterdam, La Casa Encendida in Madrid, Casino Luxembourg Forum d’art contemporain and Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki.


Gaál’s work is represented in public collections at Musée de l’Elysée, Kiasma Museum for Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle in Emden, FNAC, DZ Bank Collection and Calder Foundation.