Buda Castle Kastély Vár

The Hungarian National Gallery (in Hungarian: Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) collections cover Hungarian art in all genres, including the works of many nineteenth- and twentieth-century Hungarian artists who worked in Paris and other locations in the West. The museum is located in Buda Castle in Budapest.

PERMANENT EXHIBITIONS

  • Church adornments – Gothic art in the Hungarian Kingdom,1300–1500
  • Late Gothic winged altarpieces
  • Art in the 19th century
  • Nude sculptures from the turn of the century
  • Munkácsy Mihály and the realism of the Fin-de-siècle
  • Modern times – Hungarian art between the 1896 and World War II
  • Shifts – Hungarian Art after 1945
  • Highlights from the Collection of International Art after 1800 of the Museum of Fine Arts

TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

Bacon, Freud and the Painting of the School of London
9 October 2018 – 13 January 2019

The new exhibition of the Hungarian National Gallery focuses on a defining trend of twentieth-century British figurative painting collectively referred to as the School of London. Visitors can see a rich selection of works by Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, and other painters of the School of London, each artist represented by highlighted masterpieces. The exhibition was realised in cooperation with Tate Britain, London.

Floating Infinity. Žilvinas Kempinas – Attila Csörgő – Miklós Erdély
from 14 December 2018

The exhibition of highlights from the Collection of International Art after 1800, housed in the refurbished halls of the Hungarian National Gallery, is divided into two distinct sections, resulting from the way in which the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts developed over time.

From the clearest springs. Tradtition and abstraction in the art of Dezső Korniss (1908 – 1984)
19 December 2018 – 7 April 2019

The exhibition is devoted to one of the most important and influential figures of modern Hungarian art: painter Dezső Korniss. The 110th anniversary of the artist’s birth provides a great opportunity for the museum to examine and present his art from a special perspective.

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Source: MNG.hu

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