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Exploring the buildings, paintings, sculpture, museums, history and cuisine of this fabulous city. Posts by author and editor Annabel Barber.

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Fruit Harvesters. Relief on the Fried Miksa-ház on Lövőház utca, c. 1940. #betweenthewars #1940sarchitecture #lateartdeco #publicart #architecturalsculpture
Shabby but stunning. Just another Budapest facade. Pass it almost every morning. #bauhaus #bauhausdesign #thirtiesstyle #1930sarchitecture
He’s back. Imre Nagy statue repositioned. Not looking at the McDonald’s or the Parliament but staring at the Danube (and the ongoing work at the site of the #hableany tragedy). #imrenagystatue #nagyimreszobor #ebbandflow
#streetart #erzsebetvaros #akacfautca #fuzeum Based on “Woman in a Red Hat” by Vilmos Aba-Novák.
Carved bench-end in the Orthodox Synagogue, #kazinczyutca #jewishdistrictbudapest #erzsebetvaros #lofflerbrothers #sacredspaces
Eos, goddess of the dawn. 1933. Falk Miksa utca. #streetscapes #architecturalsculpture #facadelovers #lookupwards
Detail of door handle with St Stephen’s Crown. #keletipalyaudvar #budapestkeleti #szentkorona #hiddendetails #neoclassical
#Trade #haggling #barter. Relief of commerce on the Hungarian National Bank building. What should the caption be?
The new Metro M3 at Forgách utca. #metro #underground #undergroundrailroad #urbanrenewal #manandenvironment #builtenvironment
Rovásírás betűtészta. Alaphabet pasta with Székely runes. Made by Józsa Kft in #gödöllő #gödöllőfood #hungarianfood #foodfun
Late 18C Torah Shield showing Moses horned, as Michelangelo does. Silver-gilt. @magyarnemzetimuzeum #magyarnemzetimuzeum #jewishart #religiousart #eighteenthcentury #appliedarts #metalwork
Warrior at the ready. Central motif of a Greek red-figure kylix @szepmuveszeti #greekpottery #ceramics #ancientgreek #gravegoods #atticvases