Saturday, March 6, 2010

While on the Topic of Iconic Art

Gabor Szilasi: Snowstorm in Montreal,1971
National Gallery of Canada

"Gabor Szilasi is a documentary photographer renowned for his humanitarian vision. His fascination with daily life has led him to search for images that show the traces of man’s presence - be it photos of people, interiors, vernacular architecture and urban landscapes.
Largely self-taught, Gabor Szilasi started to photograph in Hungary in 1952 when he purchased his first camera- a Zorkij. In 1956 he documented the Hungarian Revolution in Budapest and shortly afterwards fled the country, eventually immigrating to Canada in 1957."

Excerpt from Cybermuse Gallery.Ca. Please click here.


Air Canada
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario
Bibliothèque nationale du Québec, Montréal, Québec
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Québec
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec
Fotografiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
McCord Museum, Montréal, Québec
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Musée du Québec, Québec, Québec
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Collection from Concordia U.Please click here.

Click here for the link to the National Gallery of Canada/Cybermuse site

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