Hungarian art


Making generalizations about the visual culture of any group of The Hungarian flagpeople is a crude endeavor, especially with a culture as diverse as Hungary's. With this thought in mind, know that this survey, as any must be, is tremendously limited in its breadth and depth.[Expect a more in-depth article to appear here soon.]Examples: Vilmos Zsolnay (Hungarian, 1828-1900), Vase, 1899, earthenware with iridescent metallic luster glaze, Minneapolis Institute of Arts. See Art Nouveau.Mih?ly de Munk?csy (Hungarian, 1844-1900), The Music Room, 1878, oil on canvas, 35 x 46 inches (88.9 x 116.8 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.Alexander (S?ndor) Bortnyik (Hungarian, 1893-1976), Geometric Forms in Space, 1923, oil on canvas, 18 1/4 x 23 5/8 inches (46.4 x 60 cm), Museum of Modern Art, NY. See geometric. L?szl? Moholy-Nagy (German, born Hungary, 1895-1946, active in the US), Untitled (Positive), c. 1922-1924, gelatin silver print from photogram negative, .237 x .178 m (9 5/16 x 7 inches), National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. See Bauhaus and German art.Eva Zeisel (American, born Hungary, 1906-), designer; Schramberg Majolica Factory (Schramberg, Germany), manufacturer, Inkwell, 1929-30, glazed earthenware, 3 3/8 x 9 x 9 3/8 inches (8.6 x 22.9 x 23.8 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.Other resources: Medieval Studies Department of the Central European University