Art Pavilion In Zagreb, Croatia
Explore the first prestigious exhibition venue in Croatia
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About Art Pavilion In Zagreb
Constructed in the year 1897, the Art Pavilion, Zagreb is the oldest art gallery in the south-eastern Europe. And, it is the only gallery in Zagreb that has been built with a purpose to accommodate large-scale exhibitions. Though, the gallery owns a total area of about 600 meter square, it does not have an established display; for, the Art Pavilion specializes in one-off solo and group exhibitions by both local and foreign artists. It represents the work of art movements and other notable oeuvres belonging to all styles and periods.
History of Art Pavilion
The Art Pavilion, Zagreb has been a prestigious exhibition venue since its grab opening in the year 1898. Originally constructed as a temporary building of the pavilion for the exhibition of works of Croatian artists in Budapest in the year 1896, this pavilion was moved to Zagreb with its contemporary architecture and then got constructed by renowned architects- F. Fellner and F. Helmer. The original idea of the gallery was presented by a Croatian painter- Vlaho Bukovac.
Attractions of Art Pavilion
Playing a pivotal role in the formation and development of cultural awareness amongst its visitors, the Art Pavilion in Zagreb has also been the focal point in order to promote modern trends and new values during the 20th century. The gallery has, till now, organized somewhere about 700 exhibitions of artists including, Henry Moore, George Grosz, Andy Warhol, Mimmo Rotella, Auguste Rodin, and other along with the Earth Group collective. The gallery has also published a CD-ROM for a virtual tour of exhibition in the year 2005.
So, if you have a love for art exhibitions, do visit this pavilion art gallery in Zagreb, which is a magnificent historical building that houses some really interesting exhibitions to leave you in awe, while its astonishing interiors and lovely gardens are meant to soothe your soul.
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FAQ's of Zagreb
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Is the Art Pavilion in Zagreb open on all days?
No. The art Pavilion is open from Tuesday to Sunday. It is closed on Monday and public holidays for public visits.
What made the Art Pavilion the hallmark of Zagreb?
The Art Pavilion became the hallmark of Zagreb region because of showcasing exhibition that hold historical significance.
How many years did the construction of the Art Pavilion take?
The construction of the Art Pavilion took about 2 years. It was started in the year 1897, and completed in the year 1898.
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