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quinta-feira, 6 de agosto de 2015

Contemporary Art Museum of Macedonia -- (Macedonian: Музеј на современата уметност)

The Contemporary Art Museum of Macedonia  is one of the largest and most complete national institution of the Republic of Macedonia. Located in the capital city of Skopje, the museum was founded in 1963 following the disastrous earthquake that hit the city. The building project was donated by the Polish Government.

The idea of ​​establishing such a museum vozniknala after the earthquake of 1963 and the large number of outstanding works of art as solidarity by international organizations, museums and individuals. In order to accommodate these gifts on February 11, 1964 a decision establishing the Museum of Contemporary Art. The number of donations and gifts has increased in recent years, and from 1966 to 1970 It was rented gallery space for holding exhibitions. Due to increased demand, in 1969, began construction of the new museum building, which was officially opened on November 13, 1970.

The building of the museum occupies a total area of ​​over 5,000 m2, and it consists of three connected buildings, which are arranged halls for temporary exhibitions, permanent exhibition space, lecture hall, library and archives and other facilities. The outdoor area around the Museum serves sprovedvanje various sculptural projects. [4] In the premises of the museum held exhibitions, events related to Macedonian and foreign art, debates, discussions with artists, film show and other cultural events. The museum also has valuable international collection, which gives a representation of the Macedonian contemporary art.

One of the galleries of the museum
Among the exhibited works, the museum presents various renowned artists of modernism and other artistic movements of the XX century. Among them include the following:

The collection is made up of two segments; international and national. The international segment of the collections reflects the modern art from almost all parts of the world. The larger part of the collection marks the art movements of the 1950s, 1960's and 1970s, although it contains also around a hundred works of the early modern art. The older exhibits are mainly highlighted by works of Emil Filla, Fernand Léger, and André Masson. The works of the internationally well-known artists are of special importance, such as: Pablo Picasso, Hans Hartung, Victor Vasarely, Alexander Calder, Pierre Soulages, Alberto Burri, Christo, Robert Jacobsen, Etienne Hajdu, Zoltan Kemeny, Robert Adams[disambiguation needed], Emilio Vedova, Antoni Clavé, and Georg Baselitz.

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