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Károly Ócsai
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Károly Ócsai
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1938 – 2011

1938 – 2011

Munkácsy Award winning
Hungarian sculptor,
medal maker, art teacher

"Geometric sculpture is sculpture seeking to express an amorphous thing by means of geometric forms; that is, to
cram an inanimate thing into a lifeless (crystal) structure. I represent the opposite trend: I seek to elicit animate behaviour in an inanimate structure."

 

 

From Károly Ócsai's diary,
2000s

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Decorations

· National Defence Medal, 3rd degree (2000)
· 1956 medal from President of the Republic of Hungary (2002)
· Munkácsy Award (2003)
· Pro Fidaelia I medal from the 1956 Memorial Society (2006)

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Károly Ócsai – "Crystal-workshop', FUGA (Budapest) 2016

SELECTED WORKS OF KÁROLY ÓCSAI

Besides the sculptures, reliefs and medals, he created drawings and
so-called statuesque graphics.

THE EXHIBITIONS OF KÁROLY ÓCSAI

He arranged his first exhibition in 1967 and since then has partaken in numerous group and solo art shows.

STRUCTURES IN THE ART OF KÁROLY ÓCSAI

Károly Ócsai (1938-2011) is the most characteristic feature of his mature oeuvre. "Crystal structure"

which has fundamentally defined the last two decades of his life.

VIDEOS

Documentary videos and interviews showing Károly Ócsai's work.

Photos of the artworks were shot by: József Ács, Mihály Dömötör, Péter Makrai, Dénes Ruzsa, Fruzsina Spitzer, Béla Schichmann and Tamás Szűcs

The English translation was written by: Miklós Bodócky

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