Sándor SZÁSZ

 

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Sándor Szász (b. 1976 Marosvásárhely, Transylvania, Romania) currently resides and works in Budapest. Since completing his studies in painting at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, (1995-2001) Szász’s works have been shown in an expansive number of group exhibitions throughout Eastern and Central Europe, and America. In 2013 alone, spaces in Switzerland, Romania, and Hungary have hosted Szász’s paintings. Szász has been the recipient of numerous stipends and awards, such as the Derkovits stipend in 2009 and the prestigious STRABAG painting prize in 2004.
 
His apocalyptic landscapes are left to naturalize in vulnerability and seclusion. We come to regard his work as best aspiring to be a reflection of a bashed, crazed world of orderly projections. The naturalistic visions of these apocalyptic morn systems come to sink into the timelessness of natures’ actual ABCs.

Education

1995-2001 Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, painting department, Budapest, HU
1990-1994 High School of Fine Art and Craft, Tg-Mures -Transylvania, RO

Solo exhibitions (selected)

2015
The Utopian Delusion, Michael Schultz Contemporary, Berlin, DE
Unmoving Time, Unmoving Targets – Nevan Contempo, Prague, CZ
2013 Framing Chronology (with Levente Herman) - Zorzini Gallery, Bucharest, RO
2012
Subshaft - Nest Gallery, Budapest, HU
2008 Swirly Chamber - Dovin Gallery, Budapest, HU
2007 Nest Gallery, Herman Hall, Budapest, HU
2006 Moonpassage - Dovin Gallery, Budapest, HU
2005
Museum of Szentendre, Szentendre, HU
Nest Gallery, Budapest, HU
2004 AEGON Gallery,Budapest , HU
2003 MAMŰ Gallery,Budapest, HU
2001 MKE Aula, Budapest, HU

Group exhibitions (selected)

2016 EXTENSION.RO - Triumph Gallery, Moscow, RU
2014 Perceptual Hypotheses - MAMŰ Gallery, Budapest, HU
2013
Budapest Tales, Sheublein Fine Art, Zurich, CH
F.F., Cultural Kuria, Budapest, HU
ZONE, MODEM Modern and Contemporary Art Centre, Debrecen, HU
2012
47°4’0”NORTH, 22°25’0”EAST - MAMŰ Gallery, Budapest, HU
Radiospective/nuclear art - Studio Gallery, Budapest, HU
2011
30 years old Nest Gallery - Nest Gallery, Budapest, HU
Our pictures 2 - GyIM House, Gödöllő, HU
2010
Alesd Workshop - REÖK Palace, Szeged, HU
KOGART Contemporary Collection - KOGART House, Budapest, HU
Derkovits Stipends - Ernst Museum, Budapest, HU
2009 Derkovits stipends” - Ernst Museum, Budapest, HU
2008
15 Hungarian and Romanian Painters - Plan B Gallery, Cluj Napoca, RO
XII. Alesd Workshop - Alesd Studios - B55 Gallery Budapest, HU
Derkovits Stipends - Collegium Hungaricum, Vienna, AT
2007
XI. Alesd Workshop - B55 Gallery Budapest, HU
The Informality of Painting - Ernst Museum, Budapest, HU
Hungarian Galleries: Dovin - Hungarian Institute, Brussels, BE
Derkovits Stipends - Hungarian Institute, Brussels, BE
2006
Turn Curtain Project - Miami Beach, Florida, USA
10 Years of Strabag Painting Prize - Ludwig Contemporary Art Museum, Budapest, HU
Alesd Workshop - EU Parliament, Strasbourg, FR

Bibliography

Klára Hudra - Altárna, Balkon /2012/06
Katalin Kopin - Sándor Szász’ Dissolving Landscapes, Flash Art /2012/7-8
László Hemrik – Drowned Memory, ÉS/ 2012/06/15
Klára Hudra – The first 30 Years, Új Művészet, 2012/1
Dr. Máriás – Divine Kitsch, ÉS /2008/06/06
Alexa Csizmadia – It is the Water Rules, www.artportal.hu
Endre Lehel Paksi - Sándor Szász’ exhibition, www.artportal.hu
Zoltán Somhegyi – Mountaineering inside , Balkon 2007/9
Márta Kovalovszky – Upon the Mountain in Solar Eclipse, ÉS 2007/06/22
Brigitta Muladi, Balkon, 2006/4
Csaba Kozák, ÉS, 2006/05-12
László Hemrik, Műértő, 2006/5
Katalin Keserü – Fear and Freedom, Új Művészet 2006/2
Tihamér Novotny – Inner Lakes, Új Forrás 2004/4
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