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Academy to Nature. Forms of Landscape Painting in Central Europe 1860 – 1890 Academy to Nature. Forms of Landscape Painting in Central Europe 1860 – 1890

This exhibition, organized jointly by the SNG and the Gallery of West Bohemia in Plzeň, is among the first efforts at concentrating on the work by art personalities who moved between the Danube Monarchy and that time’s visual art centres, responding to the attraction of the plein-air landscape. The “paysage intime” (intimate landscape) focused on live reality and domestic and country life, and helped transform the landscape toward modern art.

 

Current exhibitions

Artist´s (Heavy) Luggage. Arnold Peter Weisz-Kubínčan 1898 – 1945 Artist´s (Heavy) Luggage. Arnold Peter Weisz-Kubínčan 1898 – 1945 Esterházyho palác, Bratislava
Exhibition will last 84 days

Arnold Peter Weisz-Kubínčan (1898 - 1944) was born into a Jewish family in the town of Usch, Prussia. From 1913 to 1917 he studied sculpture at the School of Arts and Crafts in Budapest. After the war he continued in his studies in Berlin, most probably at a private academy. In Berlin of the 1920s he could be close to the expressionistic tendencies which suited his artistic nature. Weisz-Kubínčan is a unique figure in terms of our modern painting and drawing but also due to his mysticism.

Into the Wild Into the Wild Schaubmarov Mlyn v Pezinku, Pezinok-Cajla
Exhibition will last 256 days

The exhibition Into the Wild will present works of (mostly) contemporary Slovak artists focusing on the topic of wild nature. "Nature" or "wilderness" exist as constructs of human mind by which we oppose the "civilised", i.e. human-occupied and human-shaped environment.

Land behind the Map Amazing Art History with Professor Hamster Land behind the Map Amazing Art History with Professor Hamster Esterházyho palác, Bratislava
Permanent exposition

The mission of the experimental expositions is to present further content along with the collections in a wider cultural context and to provide a space for cultural experiments.

The Kornel and Naďa Földvári Library The Kornel and Naďa Földvári Library Esterházyho palác, Bratislava
Permanent exposition

The Kornel and Naďa Földvári Library is a project dedi- cated to Slovak writer, satirist, art and literary critic, book collector and translator, Kornel Földvári. Preparations started together with Peter Krištúfek, writer and director, who for a long time has searched for a method of preserv- ing Földvári's large collection of books.

 

Upcoming exhibitions

LACO TEREN / Nothing Will Stop Us LACO TEREN / Nothing Will Stop Us
Esterházyho palác, Bratislava
Exhibition starts in 17 days

The exhibition of Laco Teren (born in 1960 in Bratislava) at the Slovak National Gallery will present the key points of his artistic program and comprehensively capture his unique artistic and genuinely "versatile" personality.

Anna Daučíková Anna Daučíková
Esterházyho palác, Bratislava
Exhibition starts in 108 days

Anna Daučíková's solo exhibition is connected to the publication of her first monograph. This glass maker, jewelry maker and painter has also become a photographer, video-performer and video-artist.

   

SNG in the media

The suitcase reveals more than artwork
spectator.sme.sk
12. july 2019
„Katarina Curtis shares memories on relationship of her mother and Expressionist Arnold Peter Weisz-Kubínčan.“
Forgotten artist symbolically returns home
spectator.sme.sk
12. july 2019
„Expressionist Arnold Peter Weisz-Kubínčan was of European importance; he brought international thought to Slovak art.“
   
 

 
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