Presentation of current fine arts with transitions until the 60s, 70s and 80s.

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About the Museum of Art in Žilina

The Museum of Art in Žilina was established in 1976 when it became independent from The Museum of Považie. Its exhibition activities at the end of the 70s and in the 80s were focused mainly on contemporary Slovak drawing, which the Museum of Art regularly showcased. Since the beginning of the 90s the exhibition programme has been focused mainly on contemporary art transcending in the art of the 60s, 70s and 80s.
Its programming offers primarily exhibitions of new media such as installation, video art, site-specific art and also classic media: painting, sculpture, graphics, poster and photography. The exhibition spaces of the Museum of Art present both well-established Slovak artists and the younger generation. The Museum of Art also organises annual curatorial projects with a number of participating artists. Finally, there are also permanent works by the leading personality of Slovak art of the 20th century Vincent Hložník; and the exhibition “The First Museum of Intermedia” from the collection of the Museum of Art Žilina.

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