Born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1928; lives and works in Montreal.
Gabor Szilasi’s work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions in Canada, France, Hungary, Italy and Poland. VOX organized a retrospective of his work for the 1997 Mois de la Photo à Montreal, Gabor Szilasi: Photographs 1954–1996, shown at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa (1998), as well as the Encontros de Imagem, Braga, Portugal, and the Centre national d’exposition, Jonquière (1999). A new retrospective will be held at the Musée d’art de Joliette in May 2008. Gabor Szilasi’s work is on view in several public collections. He taught photography from 1979 to 1995 at Concordia University in Montreal.
2007.03.24 - 2008.02.10
The city fascinates. It repels even as it seduces. Very early on, it became a favoured theme of many artists, and a preferential space…Read more