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František Kupka (1871–1957)

National Gallery Prague – Wallenstein Riding School (Národní galerie Praha – Valdštejnská jízdárna), Valdštejnská 3, Praha 1 - Malá Strana, 118 00

  • Exhibition
  • art


  • Fri 7. 9. 2018 – Sun 20. 1. 2019

The extensive exhibition presents Kupka´s work from his earliest pieces created in 1890´s till his abstract works from 50´s. The exhibition consists of different thematised parts, which help visitors to follow the Kupka´s journey from symbolism to abstraction. The retrospective exhibition puts a stress on his symbolist paintings, expressionist portraits, colour verticals, a language of colours and shapes, mechanism and geometrical abstraction. His works on paper will show him as a satirical drawer and a great illustrator, an artist interested in philosophy, religion, antics and science.

At the exhibition you will see a unique collection of oil paintings, works on paper, graphic prints and documentational material. Except of the works from the National Gallery in Prague, there are loans from the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Guggenheim Museum in New York or Albertina. The exhibition has been prepared by the National Gallery in cooperation with the Reunion de musées nationaux Grand Palais and the Ateneum Art Museum in Helsinki.

Opening time:

  • daily 10.00–18.00
  • Wednesday and Saturday 10.00–20.00

Admission fee:

  • basic CZK 250 
  • reduced  CZK 150
  • a family ticket CZK 450 
  • school groups - CZK 30 / a person

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Information source: Národní galerie Praha