14 September 2017 - 08 October 2017
The idea for this exhibition project was prompted by the fact that barely a hundred of the works in the Hungarian National Gallery’s rich collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century sculpture (out of a total of almost 5,000 items) are regularly on public display. Our aim is to breathe new life into some of these museum sculptures, and to make them more visible with the help of some contemporary sculptors and other artists who work in three dimensions.
22 June 2017 - 03 September 2017
The exhibition presents a special side of art historian Peter Meller (1923–2008) that is familiar for only a few people. Besides his scientific career, Meller was a passionate draughtsman and made prints with a technique he invented himself. The show displays his most beautiful graphic works, a selection of some seventy pieces from his estate and from private collections.
01 April 2017 - 02 July 2017
The exhibition featuring Georg Baselitz, one of the most famous and sought-after contemporary German artists, will open on 1 April 2017. The show, staged by the Museum of Fine Arts – Hungarian National Gallery in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut in Budapest, will comprise more than eighty works selected from international and Hungarian public and private collections, while eight lesser-known large-format paintings and a sculpture will arrive directly from the artist’s studio.
17 December 2016 - 01 May 2017
Continuing the series featuring prominent Hungarian artists, an œuvre exhibition of Lili Ország (1926–1978), a prominent figure of modern Hungarian painting, will be held at the Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, from 16 December 2016.
04 December 2016 - 16 April 2017
The collection of modern Hungarian drawings once owned by György Gombosi was purchased from the art historian’s family in 2016 by the Museum of Fine Arts – Hungarian National Gallery. In recent decades, the Hungarian National Gallery has directed its collecting policy towards obtaining important collections of drawings assembled between the two world wars – these include parts of the collections of Rudolf Bedő and Béla Radnai, and the entire collection of Sándor Frankl.
29 June 2016 - 02 October 2016
On view at the Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, from 29 June until 2 October, this Modigliani retrospective is the first major overview in Hungary of the Italian painter’s œuvre. Several of the world’s leading museums and private collections lent works for this exhibition, which features over eighty works, sixty-one of them by Modigliani himself.
24 June 2016 - 18 September 2016
Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, IBM AT and XT, Commodore 64 – these were the computers predominantly used to make computer art works in the second half of the 1980s. Hungarian Artists and the Computer hosted by the Hungarian National Gallery provides a comprehensive picture of the history of Hungarian computer art before the democratic change through the reconstruction of the first group exhibition in 1990 of the medium’s Hungarian representatives.
22 April 2016 - 01 October 2016
When Pablo Picasso and his fellow artists first encountered sculptures from Africa and Oceania, treasures of tribal art, at the beginning of the twentieth century, they obviously considered them as artworks.
22 April 2016 - 28 August 2016
An exhibition dedicated to one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, organised by the Museum of Fine Arts - Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest in partnership with the Musée national Picasso-Paris.