30 years ago, dozens of statues were removed from public places all across Hungary. The Iconoclasm of the 1990s was not only a symbolic event of the regime change, but also a moment of democratic awakening for Hungary.
Historians and researchers have revealed a lot of information about the past of our country and capital, but the origin of the names of Buda and Pest is still unclear, although there are several explanations for it.
The term is more and more frequently heard from the lips of generations who were born long after the 90s, but do they and those older than them use it correctly, and are they aware of its exact meaning?
Left-wing Zionism is barely alive, while right-wing secular Zionism has been dominant until now, but the previous Israeli prime minister was already something Nordau could never have envisioned: a kippah-wearing ex-officer of the IDF, Naftali Bennett.
The best days of the period between the two world wars are evoked by Art Deco Budapest, a new exhibition in the Hungarian National Gallery.
The Hungarian Museum of Ethnography moves to a building custom-designed for it for the first time in its one-hundred-and-fifty-year history. The new building in the Hungarian capital is one of the top products of contemporary architecture.
The Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest presents a new, exciting exhibition of the enigmatic works of the renowned Dutch painter of the late Middle Ages. This is one the most significant Bosch exhibitions worldwide in the last fifty years.
‘Complex simplicity’, was the catch-phrase picked by a critic to sum up the work of the Japanese architect, and this complex simplicity is indeed manifested in the House of Music, Hungary.
Scruton traced back our classical understanding of beauty to the Enlightenment period, and argued that in our increasingly secular world beauty is a path back to the transcendent.