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Charles Gink

1922 - 2002

Charles Gink He was born on February 4, 1922 in the village of Iván in Győr-Sopron. Graduated from the Széchenyi Ferenc High School in 1940. Between 1941 and 1942 he worked as an accountant and official. In 1942 he photographed, assistant at László Várkonyi's studio. In 1945 he worked for the Orient Image Service (press agency of the Hungarian Social Democratic Party); Worldwide Photographic Reporter for Workers; a member of the Foreign Ministry's photo department; 1950-1951 co-worker of the Hungarian Photo. From 1955 he was a freelance photographer. Then he made his first photographer's book. 1956: founding member of the Hungarian Association of Photographers; 1990: President of the Chamber of Hungarian Photojournalists; Honorary Member of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Association of Danish Photographers. Honors: Béla Balázs Prize in 1972; An artist in 1974; József Pécsi Prize in 1982; 1989 is an excellent artist; Award for the Hungarian Art Foundation; In 1998, the Artist Award of the Hungarian Association of Photographers; In 2002, the Golden Pen of MÚOSZ. He was an experimental creator, especially with three series of photos of Bartók's works. These works have been exhibited in more than 200 locations around the world since 1976. Many young photographers could call it directly or directly to their master. His life and art were characterized by uninterrupted movement, temperance and unbridled unrest. More than half of his albums have been released, most of them in several editions. He illustrated a total of fifty-three books. The number of independent exhibitions at home and abroad exceeds two hundred. In preparation for the exhibition of life, death came unexpectedly on May 10, 2002.


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