Architecture of independence in Central Europe

The end of World War I brought freedom to many nations of Central Europe, while for others it meant profound changes in their political and economic life. In the following decades war destruction, shifting borders and confrontation with the new post-war political reality made a profound impact on the development of culture and the shape of architecture in this part of Europe. »


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Frida Kahlo: masterpieces from the Museo Dolores Olmedo, Mexico City

More than thirty paintings and other works by Frieda Kahlo are being brought on loan to Budapest. The selection – which not only features the artist’s hallmark self‑portraits, but also includes such major works as her very first canvas, painted in 1927, as well as paintings and portraits inspired by the events in her life, works suffused with symbolism, drawings, and even photographs – offers a glimpse inside the inner world of Frida Kahlo, and shows us the mythical reality that she experienced and recreated. »


The Sixties in Croatia – Myth and Reality

It is the central exhibition of the Museum of Arts and Crafts in 2018 offering an overview of one of the key periods of recent Croatian history from 1958 to 1971. Then a constituent republic of the communist‑ruled Yugoslav federation, Croatia enjoyed an unprecedented economic boom in the 1960s.  »


28th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno 2018

The 28th Brno Biennial opens a democratic platform to represent the complete scope of graphic design with all of its different meanderings and characteristics. In all sections of the exhibition, the curators intend to rely on support from experts in the individual disciplines and together create a stimulating and substantial whole to showcase graphic design in all of its forms. In addition, they wish to organise an event of relevance to all professions and disciplines closely tied with the graphic design phenomenon. »


Istanbul. Two Worlds, One City

The exhibition is made up of unique archival photographs from the extensive collection of over 7000 photos from the Istanbul Research Institute (İstanbul Araştırmaları Enstitüsü, IRI ) and the Pera Museum (Pera Müzesi, PM) in Istanbul, showing both the transformation of the city at the turn of the 20th century and the dynamic development of photography, displaying photographs by leading 19th‑century Istanbul photographers.  »


Zoran Mušič. Poetry of Silence

Zoran Mušič (1909–2005) had already been an established Slovenian artist by the time he was deported to the Dachau concentration camp for several months in late 1944. The drawings he created there are harrowing documents of that time.  »


Otto Wagner

Otto Wagner (1841–1918) is one of the most significant architects of the turn of the 20th century. His building projects – among them the Vienna city railway (Wiener Stadtbahn), the Postal Savings Bank (Postsparkasse), and the Kirche am Steinhof church – are regarded as milestones on the path from historicism to modernism. »