26/02/2009 - 26/04/2009Openingspeech, photos, videos:
Opening speech: Dr. Bakonyi Péter / details »Artists:
The extraordinary personality of the graphic art, Lajos Szalay would be 100 years old this year. The Jászi Gallery has chosen works of private collections and from the artist's daughter, Klára Szalay, more than 60 works (which have not been seen by the Hungarian public yet).
The gallery wants to show respect to the artist and the anniversary with his Indian ink drawings. The exhibition which opens exactly on the date of birth of the artist wants to join several other exhibitions opening to commemorate the artist. The aim is that Szalay who lived abroad should be present more and more in Hungary by his works.
The exhibition shows works of each period of the artist, among others representative works made by him in Paris and the USA.
Opening: 26th February 2009, Thursday at 6 p.m. Opening speech: dr, Péter Bakonyi the writer of the book of interviews with Lajos Szalay. The title is: On the Palm of Eternity. Art Historian Gyögy Sümegy reads out his article about the life work of Szalay issued in Forrás in February.
The exhibition can be visited until 26th April 2009.