Budapest, Hungary (b. 1946)
based in Budapest
András Halász was born in 1946 and to date, he is the only Hungarian contemporary artist who was awarded a fellowship at MOMA, NYC. Halász graduated from the Hungarian University of Fine Arts in 1976, he first left Hungary for Paris and then for New York as he was expanding his inspiration throughout continents, cultures, and philosophies. He was awarded a fellowship and studio space in 1982, at MOMA’s Project Studio 1. His works were on shows in numerous New York art spaces, amongst them in the famous East Village galleries that introduced the most progressive movements of the 1980s. When not painting the world, András spends his time playing tennis in Budapest.