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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

ÁBEL SZABÓ
























ÁBEL SZABÓ



Ábel SZABÓ obtained his diploma in 1998 from the Graphic Faculty of the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts Budapest. In 1999 he received the Derkovits-Prize, in 2006 the Strabag Artaward International and in 2011 the Esterházy-Prize sponsored by UNIQUA. The essential component in Szabó's work is the urban space and it's ironic, lyrical or dramatic representation. In his painting he found such an expression of this theme in which vacuity and neutrality leads to almost surreal effects. The industrial objects, the suburban environment, the seemingly deserted buildings, even if they are empty, they are about the relationship of the human being and his urban environment, and that most of us live here, out of necessity or acceptance.

Ábel Szabó: 1974, Kolozsvár

Studies:

1989-1993. Fine and Applied Arts Secondary School, Budapest

1993-1998. Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

1998: Internationale Sommerakademie für Bildende Künste

Awards, Scholarships :

2007. Galyasi Miklós Díj

2006. Strabag Festészeti Díj - alkotói támogatás

1999. Derkovits Gyula Scholarship

1998. Kondor Béla Award

1997. Award for the Hungarian Graphic Arts Fondation




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