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Picasso Attracted More Than 200.000 Visitors To The Extended Exhibition Of The National Gallery Of Budapest

Robert Velkey 2016.09.05.

Entitled “Picasso – Transfigurations, 1895-1972”, the exhibition was presented in the National Gallery of Budapest with some 100 paintings, drawings, sculptures and other artwork spanning the artist’s entire oeuvre of 77 years. Most of the exhibited works have been generously loaned by the Musée national Picasso-Paris complemented with pieces from museums in Jerusalem, Basel, Bern and Moscow, as well as from Hungarian public collections. The exhibition was extended by one month until the end of August.

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Over 200,000 people visited an exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s works, which closed on August 28 at the Hungarian National Gallery, the museum said. The four-month display, co-organised by the French musem, has been the largest ever such exhibition in Hungary, the Gallery said in its statement.

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Another exhibition, of works by Modigliani and open till early October, has so far had 90,000 visitors, the statement said.

 

via: hungarymatters.hu; mng.hu; hugnarytoday.hu

photos: mng.hu; karpatalja.ma; Zsolt Szigetváry / MTI