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From Hungary with love

Nicholas Cranfield views the Royal Academy’s vast Budapest show

OVER the past generation or so, we have begun to take for granted the concept of exchange exhibitions where the substantial holdings of a gallery are transported internation­ally. For the next few months, cultural tourists to Hungary ought to avoid Budapest, as more than 200 prize works from that triple cities’ two great galleries, the Hungarian National Gallery (founded in 1957) and the Museum of Fine Arts (1906), are now on display in London.

Some 25 years ago, just ...

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