Please think now about an icon. Yes, a Byzantine and a modern one, too. Close your eyes… What can you see? I bet you see a picture painted on a wooden board. Definitely on a board. And painted using the tempera technique. Plus, a lot of […]
2016 is the Year of Hungarian Culture in Poland, the Year of Polish-Hungarian Solidarity and the 60th Anniversary of the Budapest Uprising. On this occasion, the NMK is showcasing works by the most prominent painters of the Carpathian Basin. The title ‘Golden Age’ is a period […]
What’s your favourite smell in the museum? What emotions accompany you when you unwrap the long-awaited exhibits? Which work of art from our collection makes you laugh most and why? There’s one day a year when you can ask the curators from around the world anything […]
It all started with an e-mail from Magda in New Media: ’18 May is an International Museum Day – would you like to write something for our museum blog ‘Brzuch Muzeum’ (Museum Gut) on this occasion? The text doesn’t have to be long (ideally no longer […]
This particular footman, dressed in a nimai gusoku armour fastened on his right side, and a kabuto helmet protecting his head, was portrayed in the photograph during the autumn parade called Jidai Matsuri (Parade of the Ages) in Kyoto.
Looking at the artist’s depiction of his wife of four years, wearing beads, we cannot help but wonder: how did the marriage between a sensitive, educated artist and a simple uneducated peasant woman come about? Was the then fashionable folkmania the only reason?
On 9 October 2015, we opened the container. While unwrapping the papers, we were able to discover the subsequent results of each shutter click, and their common denominator became increasingly clearer in the course of time. The faces were not unknown, and the photographed places seemed […]
‘I reached Lubień in lovely autumn weather, I did not need to take out my warm clothes, because the priest had sent a coat. At dusk we took a look at the church,’ Mehoffer wrote to his wife Jadwiga from a small village called Lubień near […]