PÉTER KORNISS - CONTINUING MEMORIES

29 September 2017 - 7 January 2018

Péter Korniss is one of the greatest masters of contemporary Hungarian photography, a recipient of the “Artist of the Nation” award, the Kossuth Prize and the Joseph Pulitzer Memorial Prize. His work centres on documenting the disappearing lifestyle of peasants in Hungary and Transylvania. The series of images that are featured in this exhibition at the Hungarian National Gallery, titled Continuous Memory, concentrate on the most important aspects of his entire career.

PASSION AND IRONY - PETER MELLER AND THE GRAPHIC IMAGINATION

Hungarian National Gallery, 22 June - 3 September 2017

29 June 2017 - 3 September 2017

The exhibition presents a special side of art historian Peter Meller (1923–2008). 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.

Masterpieces from Budapest

Musée du Luxembourg, Paris

9 March 2016 - 10 July 2016

As Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, the famous Szépmüvészeti Múzeum, embarks on a major programme of renovation work requiring it to close its doors, the most outstanding masterpieces on which its reputation is based are to go on display at the Musée du Luxembourg.