The Birth of Modern Hungarian Fine Arts Masterpieces from the Antal-Lusztig Collection
05 November - 07 February 2010
The most beautiful works of the modern Hungarian fine arts, evolving from the middle of the 19th Century, were selected by Péter Antal, art collector, who created new quality and perspective in the sphere of inland art collection in the last few years with his huge, international-standard collection. This is a unique selection as currently no exhibition can be seen, where through classical artworks, one of the most important period of our recent past, the birth of modern Hungarian fine arts outlines in a traceable way for everyone. Among others, the visitors can admire paintings from Paál, Munkácsy, Szinyei Merse, Csontváry, Rippl-Rónai, Gulácsy, Aba-Novák, Derkovits, Moholy-Nagy and Kondor, some of them has never been exhibited in Hungary. The exhibition reveals the most important schools, dominant works from the artists of the School of Nagybánya, The Eight and the activists participate, as well as works from the members of Gresham-circle or the School of Szentendre. Besides the representative paintings and sculptures, a diverse selection of graphic works from the second half of the 19th Century to the middle of 20th Century can also be viewed.