Derkovits: the artist and his times

Grape-eater (Double Portrait), 1929. Hungarian National Gallery (HNG)  Opposite page  (from left to right):  Auction, 1930. Private collection. Kieselbach Archive.  Photo: Gyrgy Darabos Mother, 1934. HNG Rowers, 1924. HNG

Grape-eater (Double Portrait), 1929. Hungarian National Gallery (HNG)
Opposite page
(from left to right):
Auction, 1930. Private collection. Kieselbach Archive.
Photo: György Darabos
Mother, 1934. HNG
Rowers, 1924. HNG

Derkovits_Aukcio_1930Continuing the series of Hungarian artists at the National Gallery, the exhibition on Gyula Derkovits showcases Hungary’s proletariat avant-garde from the early 20th century. Derkovits may have lived a short life, dying aged 40 in 1934, but his work left behind an artistic legacy rich in social analysis and experimental practices.

Featuring around 200 paintings, prints and drawings from the artist and his contemporaries, the exhibition showcases Derkovits’ work, outlining his themes,

Article source: http://budapesttimes.hu/2014/05/30/derkovits-the-artist-and-his-times/

This entry was posted in Fine Art News and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.