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Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava

Exhibitions are held at Esterházy Palace by the river, the SNG’s only gallery space at the moment. This Neo-Renaissance residential house from the 19th century was reconstructed for the Gallery’s needs and was originally designated for short-term exhibitions. At the Berlinka gallery cafe you can attend presentations of the works of contemporary artists, exhibition openings, book launches, film screenings and literary festivals while sipping coffee or enjoying a good meal. The Ex Libris bookshop offers a wide selection of art-history books, quality Slovak fiction, children’s books and sundries.

 

Expositions and exhibitions

Artist´s (Heavy) Luggage. Arnold Peter Weisz-Kubínčan 1898 – 1945 Artist´s (Heavy) Luggage. Arnold Peter Weisz-Kubínčan 1898 – 1945 Esterházyho palác
Exhibition will last 24 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.

Laco Teren. Nothing Can Stop Us! Laco Teren. Nothing Can Stop Us! Esterházyho palác
Exhibition will last 87 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.

 
Land behind the Map Amazing Art History with Professor Hamster Land behind the Map Amazing Art History with Professor Hamster Esterházyho palác
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
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

Anna Daučíková Anna Daučíková
Esterházyho palác
Exhibition starts in 48 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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