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Laszlo Feher

Born: 1953
Budapest
Hungary

member since: 2019

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László Fehér is among the most important Hungarian painters and visual artists, a prominent figure of the Hungarian contemporary art scene.  His iconic individual style is well known and cannot be confused with anybody else’s: merging forms, figuration and abstraction, dynamic composition, few colours and balance of forms and details. The great majority of his paintings is inspired by his own life, reflecting on social themes, full of truth and freedom.

Lásló Fehér was born in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, on 17 March 1953. He is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts, and a recipient of many international awards and fellowships. In 2007 he was appointed the Ambassador of Hungarian Culture. He lives and works in Budapest and Tác, Hungary.

1971-1976 – Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest. Teachers Lajos Szentiványi and Ignác Kokas

Awards

2009 – Vásárhely Autumn Exhibition, Endre Béla Award
2007 – The Ambassador of Hungarian Culture
2006 – Prima-prize, Hungarian Fine Arts Category
2006 – Competition of Art Export, Talens Firm for the 400th anniversary of Rembrandt’s birth, Painting category, First Prize
2005 – Silver Diploma, XV. "Faces and Fates" National Portrait Biennial
2004 – The price of Porsche Hunágria Rt. / 51. Vásárhely Autumn Exhibition
2003 – Price for Hungarian Jewish Culture
2003 – The Hungarian Painters Society’s Price, "The end of painting?" exhibition
2000 – Kossuth Prize
1996 – The MTM, Communications special prize, Budapest, Millecentenary Art Competition: 1100 years in Europe - 100 years of Art Supporting
1995 – XXVIII. Szeged Summer Exhibition, The Foundation for Szeged’s special prize 
1993 – Munkácsy Mihály Prize 
1990 – Second Prize of the Young East European Painters Festival, Rotterdam 
1987 – Prize of the Jury of the 19th International Festival of Painting, Cagnes-sur-Mer
1986 – Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy, Rome
1982 – Prize of the Young Artist’s Studio, Budapest 
1978-81 – Derkovits Scholarship of the Hungarian Ministry of Culture and Education

Works in public collections

Magyar Nemzeti Galéria, Budapest
Fiatal Mûvészek Stúdiója, Budapest
Janus Pannonius Múzeum, Pécs, Hungary
Herman Ottó Múzeum, Miskolc, Hungary
Déri Múzeum, Debrecen, Hungary
Somogy Megyei Múzeumok, Kaposvár, Hungary
Megyei Könyvtár/Country Library, Békéscsaba, Hungary
Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien, Austria
Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
Neue Galerie der Stadt (Lentos), Linz, Austria
Sammlung Albertina, Wien, Austria
Galerie der Stadt Esslingen, Esslingen, Germany
Städtische Galerie, Wendlingen am Neckar, Germany
Tragor Ignác Múzeum/Tragor Ignác Museum, Vác, Hungary
Galerie Kara, Geneve, Switzerland
Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
Városi Galéria/City Gallery, Hameenlinna, Finland
Andrew Sarlós Gyűjtemény/Collection of Andrew Sarlós, Toronto, letétben/deposit at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Museet for Samtidskunst/The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norvégia
Szent István Király Múzeum/King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary
Deák Gyűjtemény/Deák Collection, Székesfehérvár, Hungary
Hypo Bank, Budapest
Világbank/World Bank, Budapest, Hungary
Stuart Levy Gallery, New York, USA
Budapest History Museum/Municipal Art Gallery (Kiscelli Múzeum), Budapest, Hungary
Galerie Dambier Masset, Paris, France
Galerie Gaudens Pedit, Lienz, Austria
Galerie CO10, Düsseldorf
Zsidó Múzeum, Budapest
Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany
HUK Coburg, Coburg, Germany
Szombathelyi Képtár, Szombathely, Hungary
Paksi Képtár, Paks, Hungary
Frissiras Museum, Athen, Greece

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