XX: Chronology and Exhibition History

 

1893
Born in Nagy-Berezna, formerly in Hungary

1902
In Coornoholova

1904
In Nagy-Berezna

1907
In Zolyomlipasa

1910
In Zolyombrezo; receives diploma from School of Mining, Bansca Stavnice

1913
In Selmu Ganyo

1917
In Dios Gyon

1921-1923
In Budapest; studies at School of Fine Arts under Janos Vaszary and Kochine

1923
Leaves Hungary; travels through Europe including Zurich, possibly Italy, and Lausanne

1924
May: arrives in Paris; lives at rue de Sommerard; studies at the Académie de la Grande-Chaumière in the studio of Antoine Bourdelle; also in the Académie Colarossi

1925
Moves to Avenue Junot

1927
Moves to the Villa Seurat

Wins the Ernst Prize during exhibition at the Ernst Museum, Budapest

1928
Visit to Sanary-sur-Mer

Exhibitions in Boston; Hacket Gallery, New York

1929
Spends summer in Saint-Tropez

Exhibits at the Hacket Gallery, New York, and at the Salon des Indepéndants français, Paris (February)

1930
Exhibits in Peintures de l'École de Paris in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo;
at Galerie de La Salle, Paris (February - June)
at Galerie Vignon, Paris (27 May - 8 June)
at Salon des Tuileries

1931
Visits to Cagnes-sur-Mer and Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Exhibits in Arts hongrois modernes at Galerie Van Leer, Paris

1932
Moves to rue des Périchaux

Exhibits at Galerie Vignon, Paris
at Salon des Tuileries
at Salon des Surindépendants

1933
Exhibits at Galerie Vignon, Paris
at Salon des Tuileries
at Courvoisier Gallery, San Francisco

Begins work on film set decors for Alexander Korda

1934
Exhibits at Galerie Bonaparte, Paris

Illustrations for The Fable of a Proud Poppy, or the Shipwreck of the "Cynthia"

1935
Exhibits at Salon des Tuileries in Gravura contemporanea , Milan

1936
Exhibits at Galerie Bonaparte, Paris (2-22 April) with Daria Gamsaragan at Galerie Myrbor, Paris

1937
Exhibits at Exposition Internationale, Paris at Courvoisier Gallery, San Francisco

Designs decors for the Thé6tre des Folies-Bèrgere

1939
Leaves Paris in the wake of the Nazi occupation, stays with the Averseng family in the Dordogne

1940
In Limeuil (Dordogne)

1941
In Le Bugue (Dordogne)

1942
In Lalinde (Dordogne)

1943
In the Bergerac

1944
In Le Puy (Haute-Loire); returns to Paris and the rue des Périchaux

1945
Illustrations for Poêmes en prose by Marcel Sauvage

1946
First voyage to Algeria; visits the Averseng family at El Affroun

Exhibits at Galerie Bonaparte, Paris (March)
Illustrations for Noëls du monde

1947
Exhibits at Centre de Culture Française, Cairo (January)
at Galerie Bernier, Paris in exhibition of Hungarian artists at Galerie de Bussy, Paris (3-24 June)

1948
Visit to Algeria

1949
Lengthy visit to Algeria

Exhibition of engravings at the Hungarian Embassy, Paris

1950
Exhibits at Galerie Jeanne Castel, Paris (1-15 June)
in Art français in Cairo

Publication of book of 15 engravings

1951
Visits Picasso at Vallauris

Stay at Saint-Paul-de-Vence as recipient of the Prix des Oliviers

1952
Returns to Saint-Paul and Vallauris in summer

1953
Visit to El Affroun

Exhibits at Galerie Jeanne Castel, Paris
in Gravura contemporanea , Milan
at the Treuttel home in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

1954
Returns to Algeria

Exhibits at Galerie d'Art, Saint-Malo (June-July)

1955
Receives commission to execute designs for a chapel and stained-glass windows for the town of El Affroun, Algeria;

Publishes engravings of the stained-glass designs

1956
Inauguration of the Chapel at El Affroun

1957
Marries Jeanne Cazenave; moves to 7, rue Alfred-Stevens

1958
Exhibits in Salon du Dessin et de la Peinture a l'eau, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris
in Grands et Jeunes d'Aujourd'hui , Cannes

1959
Publication of Formes , a collection of wood engravings

Exhibition of works appearing in a production of The Doctor's Dilemna (Le Cas Dobedatt ), Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens, Paris (beginning 20 October)

1960
Exhibits at Salon du Dessin et de la Peinture a l'eau, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris
at Laky Gallery, Carmel (first of annual exhibitions there)
at Grands et Jeunes d'Aujourd'hui , Cannes

1961
Exhibits at Galerie Jeanne Castel, Paris (22 April - 10 May)
at Galerie Manfred Stake, Dusseldorf
at Galerie Gaubert, Paris (3-24 November)
at Laky Gallery, Carmel

1962
Exhibits at Galerie Ina Fuchs, Dusseldorf
at Laky Gallery, Carmel (26 May-16 June)

1963
Exhibits in Donation Claude Aveline , Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris
at Laky Gallery, Carmel

1964
Visit to Isle-aux-Moines (Brittany)

Exhibits at Galerie Famar, Paris (from 26 February)
at Laky Gallery, Carmel

1965
Exhibits at Saint-Malo
at Salon du Dessin et de la Peinture a l'eau, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris

1966
Exhibits at Saint-Malo
at Salon du Dessin et de la Peinture a l'eau, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris
at Laky Gallery, Carmel (6-21 August)

1967
Exhibits at Galerie de Messine, Paris (12-30 April)
at Salon du Dessin et de la Peinture a l'eau, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris

1968
Exhibits at Salon du Dessin et de la Peinture a l'eau, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris

1969
Exhibits in Art contemporain , Grands Magasins du Printemps, Paris
at Laky Gallery, Carmel
at Salon d'Art sacré et des artistes contemporains, Paris

1970
Exhibits at Galerie Christine Colin, Paris (2-20 June)
at Salon du Dessin et de la Peinture a l'eau, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris

1971
Exhibits at Salon du Dessin et de la Peinture a l'eau, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris

1972
Exhibits at Salon de Mai, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
at Laky Gallery, Carmel

1973
Exhibits at Salon de Mai, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
at Galerie Jean Estève, Paris
at Laky Gallery, Carmel (28 July - 26 August)

1974
Exhibits at Galerie Jean Estève, Paris (9-25 May)
at Salon de Mai, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

1975
Exhibits at Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco (13 May-14 June)
at Laky Gallery, Carmel (November-December)

1977
Exhibits at Galerie René Drouet, Paris (4 May - 4 June)
at Maison Billaud, Fontenay-le-Comte (8-26 September)
at Laky Gallery, Carmel (13 November - 4 December)

1978
Named member of Grand Prix Humanitaire de France

Exhibits at Laky Gallery, Carmel (21 October - 12 November)
at Olin Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, (3 December 1978 - 28 January 1979)

1979
Exhibits at Laky Gallery, Carmel (December)

1980
Exhibits at Daniel Malingue, Paris (December)

1981
Exhibits at Rencontre, Abbaye de La Reau (April-September)

1982
Exhibits at The Cheney Cowles Memeorial Museum, Spokane (31 December 1981- 31 January 1982)

1984
Exhibits at Marjorie Evans Gallery, Carmel (January)

1985
Retrospective, Mairie du XVIe, Paris (19 February - 3 March)

1986
Atelier sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris (11 April)