Develop your taste for Socialist Realism at National Gallery of Art. The gallery's two floors showcase international works of art, but the highlight is the local communist-era propaganda. Although used to promote political ideology, each piece has artistic value, making the exhibit both an exploration in art and history. The Social Realism movement dominated art behind the Iron Curtain for many years, representating of the values of that period. The museum is small, so take your time investigating each piece of artwork. Purchase your tickets from the reception when you arrive. Plan a trip to Tirana easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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National Gallery of Art Reviews
I was amazed by Kole Idromeno's masterpiece. His last judgment is a must see. It's a pity there is not more literature about it more »
Has a great display of Albanian painting.Housed in a beautiful building.Very interesting collection-great examples of socialist-realism.Ground floor is much more modern and the artwork is more... more »
Great place to explore art from the Communist period. Staff is very professional and polite. Be sure not to miss the modern construction in front of it. Price of admittance is 200 leke
Some truly awful Communist era propaganda art. Interesting politically, artistically terrible.
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