An exhibition under the auspices of the European National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) marking the turning points of the 20th century opened on Thursday in Budapest, displaying the works of 26 artists from 16 countries.

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“The exhibition invites us to an intellectual and spiritual journey through the defining events of the past century”, Minister of State for Culture Péter Hoppál said at the opening of the exhibition at the Budapest National Gallery.

The exhibition includes a video presenting the work of Hungarian videographer János Sugár, on the history of the Kalashnikov automatic rifle, a symbol of the Cold War era and an entire section is devoted to wars and terror.

Other topics covered by the exhibition are related to European and German history from a Jewish perspective, “obedience and revolutions”, or the rhetoric of major powers.

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The exhibition will be open until 15 February 2015.

(Ministry of Human Capacities)