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Gabor Szilasi : photographies, 1954-1996 = Gabor Szilasi : photographs, 1954-1996 /
texte par/text by David Harris.
Montréal : Published for Vox Populi by McGill-Queen's University Press, 1997.
141, [2] p. : ill.
0773517286 :
personal subject
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Montréal : Published for Vox Populi by McGill-Queen's University Press, 1997.
0773517286 :
general note
Text in English and French.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references.
A Look Inside
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The first collection of the work of Montreal photographer Gabor Szilasi, this retrospective traces the evolution of an artist and his vision. Since emigrating from Hungary in 1957 Szilasi has become a pioneer of original art photography in Quebec. His depictions of people and their way of life provide a unique visual record of contemporary life.The book contains more than ninety duotone and colour reproductions of Szilasi's work, including the studies of the Beauce, Charlevoix, and other regions of Quebec for which he is best known. Also included are a collection of street photographs and portraits taken in Montreal, a recent series of Polaroid portraits of women, and a selection of photographs taken in Hungary, Italy, and Poland. Art historian David Harris provides a critical essay on Szilasi's work and a comprehensive chronology and bibliography.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. 6
A Humanist Way of Seeingp. 10
The Photographs of Gabor Szilasip. 20
Hungaryp. 45
Montrealp. 51
Charlevoixp. 57
Beaucep. 65
Lotbinierep. 71
Abitibip. 77
Artist portraitsp. 85
Sainte-Catherine Streetp. 91
Portraits / Interiorsp. 95
Panoramasp. 101
Luxp. 107
Italyp. 113
Budapestp. 121
Portraitsp. 125
Chronology and selected bibliographyp. 130
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