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Vladimir Szabó was born December 5th in 1905 in Balassagyarmat. He got in contact with art very early in childhood, as his father, Vladimir Szabó sen. was a teacher of drawing. In 1924 he attended the Academy of Fine Arts, István Csók, Gyula Rudnay and János Vaszary were his teachers. According to the opinions back than, an extremely talented artists attended the academy.
After two years, he made a break in his studies and attended the Medical University, in order to better understand the function of muscles in the human body. Between 1930-1934, he went to Rome with the help of a scholarship. This time had a major influence on his works, but unfortunately most of those works got lost. One the most known work from that time is probably „Town at the sea” In 1935, continues his studies with Ágost Benkhard as his teacher.
His lifework consists mainly of graphics and etchings. It is characterised by his detailed elaboration, as f.ex in „Ludas Matyi”. He can only be found in the lower left corner, the rest of the images shows a crowded market scene. Beside the drawings and paintings, Szabó also did illustrations. In the 1930s, he met the editor of the magazine HÍD Lajos Zilahy, who commissioned him with the illustrations of his magazine.
Later several newspapers as well as book editors commissioned him with the illustrations of their papers. As recognition of his works, he was awarded for his book illustrations in 1948. He continuously worked on illustrations during the rest of his life. During his years in Paris, he drew the covers of the works by Dumas, Flaubert and Maupassant.
Vladimir Szabó passed away in 1991 and with his 86 he left a huge life work behind. His works can be found in numerous museums and galleries: Hungarian National Gallery, Museum for Beaux Arts, Déri Museum in Debrecen, Janus Pannonius Museum in Pécs, Miskolc Gallery, Modern Gallery in Rom.
|1905||He was born in Balassagyarmat|
|1925-1926||He was the pupil of Gyula Rudnay, István Csók, János Vaszary at the College of Fine Arts|
|than after ten years interruption, he completed his studies next to Ágoston Benkhard|
|1931-1934||He got Roman scholarship|
|1959-1961||He took part in a study tour in France|
|His teachers: Gyula Rudnay, István Csók, János Vaszary, Ágoston Benkhard|
|1933||Szinyei Society graphic prize|
|1998||Memorial exhibitions, Városház Gallery, Vác|
|1993||Palots Museum, Balassagyarmat|
|1991||House of Arts, Szekszárd|
|1991||Vigadó Gallery, Budapest|
|1988||Castle Gallery of Veszpém, Veszprém|
|1987||Paint Room of Sopron, Sopron|
|1986||Castle Theatre, Budapest|
|1986||Tata Youth and Cultural Center|
|1985||Palots Museum, Balassagyarmat|
|1982||Vigadó Gallery, Budapest|
|1980||Art Gallery, Budapest|
|1978||Csók Gallery, Budapest|
|1978||Bartók Béla Cultural Centre, Szeged|
|1978||Castle Museum, Simontornya|
|1977||Art gallery, Győr|
|1977||Csontváry Room, Pecs|
|1977||Attila József Library, Miskolc|
|1974||Csók Gallery, Budapest|
|1973||Brussels (with Líviusz Gyulai, Arnold Gross)|
|1973||Csók Gallery, Budapest|
|1960||Salon des Independants, Paris|
|1941, 1942||National Salon, Budapest|
|1934||National Salon, Budapest|