Ovid's Metamorphoses was one of the most popular literal works in the early modern history. The themes from the antique mythology written in readable and poetic form being funny, heroic or morally edifying served as an inexhaustible source for the donators/commissioners, the artists and the craftsmen.
The Budapest Museum of Applied Arts celebrates the 2020 World Art Nouveau Day publishing the virtual exhibition Colorful stained glass in black and white. Art Nouveau stained glass on archive photographs from the collection of the Budapest Museum of Applied Arts.
The Ex Libris is created through graphic multiplication; it is an artistic trademark which originally was glued into books. By the end of the 19th century it became an independent small graphical art and collection object. Due to its personal character connected to the owner it offers the possibility for intimate, provocative and even erotic themes.
The Archives of Museum of Applied Arts hold a number of photographs of prominent personalities, exhibitions and other events from the history of the Museum, established in 1872. The present virtual exhibition features a selection of these photographs, providing an overview of the nearly one-and-a-half-century long history of the museum.