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A newly conceived exhibition of mediaeval and early Renaissance art was opened in November 2000 in the authentic environment of the first convent of the Poor Clares in Bohemia, probably founded in 1231 by St Agnes of Bohemia, the daughter of Přemysl Otakar I.
Aim of the exhibition, which opened in September 2010 in Bilekgasse villa at Hradcany, the show selected works by Frantisek Bilek general character of his work, providing a concise view of the viewer on a personal benefit Bilek Czech and world art.
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The National Gallery in Prague presents a new permanent exhibition in the Kinský Palace prepared in cooperation with the National Museum.
The large collection of artworks from the National Gallery in Prague, the National Museum and Charles University sheds light on 7,000 years of art development and comprises some thousand artefacts of Old World cultures of Asia, Europe and Northern America.
The high artistic standard of ancient cultures is documented by artefacts from Egypt, Anatolia, Assyria, Mesopotamia and Iran and, prevailingly, examples of the classical Greek and Roman art that laid the foundation for later European art. Artefacts from ancient Egypt and Nubia form an attractive prologue, followed by those from the Near East and the cultures of Cyprus and the Aegean region.
A substantial part of the exhibition documents the art of the Greeks from the early Iron Age to Hellenism. The exhibition in six rooms on the second floor closes with Etruscan and Roman art. It is loosely followed by a display of Asian art in 13 first-floor rooms starting with a collection of ancient Chinese ritual bronzeware and jade artefacts dating from the 2nd to 1st millennium B. C. and an outstanding collection of Chinese funerary ceramics from the 1st millennium A. D.
The palace’s five main exhibition rooms gradually reveal an extensive collection of Buddhist art demonstrating the differences in artistic expression in China, Tibet, India, Southeast Asia and Japan. The following decorative arts of East Asia are presented in an entire range of bright-coloured materials, techniques and themes. The next two rooms show varied schools of Japanese and Chinese painting, calligraphy and graphic art and the exhibition ends with traditional art of the Islam cultural region. The permanent exhibition is complemented with a room for special displays on the second floor presenting rare examples of Korean art loaned by the National Museum of Korea in Seoul for a temporary display.
Inspiring moment of exposure was Troja Chateau own story of this unique building. In her conception was not about inserting other components to semantically closed “magnificent castle clipboard”, we returned to the villa itself, whose grace, spirit and grace, we would like to emphasize a “visible”.
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The Lapidarium of the National Museum exhibition called “The monuments of stone carving in Bohemia from the 11th to 19th Century” informs visitors about the methods of mining, with the utilisation and processing of rocks used for stone carving, and about the care of damaged stone artefacts in the introductory display cases.
Painting exhibition of Ladislav Janiga entitled Season of the Square introduces his recent work, namely unusual geometrical collages as well as some compositions inspired by classical Chinese work of Qi Baishi.
For the sixth time in a spacious and ancient cloister of the monastery gather at the invitation of Marcela Levinská Czech artists of various professions. Exhibited will be over 150 works – sculptures and glass objects sculptors Robert Alger and David Farrell, Jane Hastíková ceramic art, sculpture forged Zdenek Legner, images and glass Levinská Marcela Daniela Stephany. – Translated by Google Translate
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Nowadays the increasing interest of the general public, not only about the 19th century, but also of Dutch art. National Gallery and the successful exhibitions devoted Roelant Savery and less successful exhibition Rembrandt & Co… are followed by an exhibition of romantic Dutch and Belgian painters, today we may have almost unknown, but who in their time fulfill exhibition halls, houses and art dealers were jewel in private collections emerging social strata. – Translated by Google Translate
The exhibition of 19th-century German and Austrian painting will present major works by artists from these countries from the collections of the National Gallery in Prague.
The exhibition called Tutankhamun – his tomb and treasures closer to its visitors a unique historical event – the discovery of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun, which occurred in 1922 in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. The exhibition was first introduced in 2008 in Zurich, where they continued to the Czech Republic, where she was in Brno from October 2008 to March 2009 was attended by more than 200,000 supporters ancient Egypt. Since then, the exhibition was visited by nearly four million people, among others in Munich, Madrid, Dublin, Brussels, Seoul, such as Paris or Amsterdam. Now the extended form exhibition again in the Czech Republic returns.
Shows the fascinating art of ancient Egypt have long been very popular. Project Tutankhamun – His Tomb and Treasures but brings a new dimension – the visitors can relive the fascinating story of the excavations as in the novel. But it has also its limitations. Although the exhibition is scientifically accurate, can not afford such a classic museum exhibit fragile originals courses that require strict protection against damage. Even in the classic environment may increase pressure on the protection of historical monuments and still less to expose the originals. Egyptologists especially require that public sealed burial chamber with its rare wall paintings. They should be replaced credible replicas to prevent the destruction of precious World Heritage by mass tourism and to ensure its transmission to future generations. The aim of this exhibition is not to replace the presentation of the originals, but to provide a useful supplement. Those who had the opportunity to admire the original treasures from Tutankhamun’s tomb so now they can to experience what it was like to discover. – Translated by Google Translate
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The exhibition of glass from the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague’s Troja Chateau focuses on two important phenomena of European glass – Venetian, furnace glass shaped 16th – 18 century and the Czech cut glass from the late 17th – The first half of the 19th age. – Translated by Google Translate
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After a protracted and emotional dispute representatives of Prague and the Moravian town is in the Exhibition Palace in Prague issued a famous Mucha Slav Epic.
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