Forsaken World - The Art of István Farkas (1887-1944)

Budapest, Magyar Nemzeti Galéria, 30 December 2019 - 01 March 2020
The temporary exhibition presents the oeuvre of István Farkas’ with unprecedented richness. The Forsaken Wold runs until early March, and comprises 170 works by the artist as well as those by his masters and contemporaries, from the collection of the Hungarian National Gallery, and from five foreign and eleven Hungarian collections.
The exhibition has a complementary chamber exhibition, titled Shoah, which pays a tribute to the victims of the Holocaust seventy-five years ago.
István Farkas is one of the most original artists of post-WWI Hungarian Modernism. Hungarian and French art criticism regards him as one of the foremost artists of the time, whose way of seeing, pictorial world, technical sophistication and skill as well as experimental spirit made him unique among his contemporaries.
(13 pictures)

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