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Jun 27, 2019

National Gallery launches surrealism exhibition

Paintings, statues, films, photos and other works by artists such as Dalí, Magritte, de Chirico, Picasso, Miro and Giacometti are featured at the exhibition. Works by Hungarian photographers Brassai and Andre Kertesz are also shown.

An exhibition featuring 120 works by surrealist artists from the beginning of the 20th century has opened at the Hungarian National Gallery (MNG). The exhibition will run until October 20th.

Didier Ottinger, a curator of the show and deputy director of Paris’s Pompidou Centre, said the exhibition focuses on the year 1929, when several events shaped surrealism to become one of the longest-living and widest spread artistic movements of the century.

According to MTI, paintings, statues, films, photos and other works by artists such as Dalí, Magritte, de Chirico, Picasso, Miro and Giacometti are featured at the exhibition. Works by Hungarian photographers Brassai and Andre Kertesz are also shown.

Photo credit: mng.hu