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Béla Faragó


Béla Faragó was born in Hungary in 1958.


Béla Faragó studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe under Georg Baselitz.


For a long time now, Béla Faragó has presented a challenge to people who view his paintings and sketches. In his portraits over the past two decades, fictitious personalities in the public and social sections have been targeted for ridicule by his use of exaggerated physiognomy posture and attire to characterise their vanity, greed or their covert or overt brutality.


In his Dance of Death series Béla Faragó satirically illustrates genocide in our supposedly civilised world. This theme will occupy history and artists till eternity.


Béla Faragó was awarded the "Kunstpreis" of the Nürnberger Nachrichten in 2004.


Béla Faragó lives and works in Nuremberg.