Cleveland Artists of the Early to Middle Twentieth Century, Teachers and Innovators

Special Exhibition, Gala Celebration & Concert, March 19 [now past]:

New exhibition: “Cleveland Artists of the Early to Middle Twentieth Century, Teachers & Innovators” (The highly respected painters and printmakers JOHN CSÕSZ, KÁLMÁN KUBINYI, PAUL RIBA, and SÁNDOR VÁGÓ, played a large role in the art community of Cleveland as artists, teachers and contributors to special art programs and public art works through the WPA. Their works are still sought after by collectors.

Exhibition was opened with a Gala Celebration & Champagne Reception & Hungarian Concert marking 20th Anniversary of the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society, & the 2nd Anniversary of the New Home of the Hungarian Hertitage Museum, in the Galleria at Erieview, in downtown Cleveland

Gala Concert was given by Harmonia Orchestra (an exciting, all Hungarian program featuring the soulful and fiery music that inspired composers Bartok, Brahms & Liszt). Performing with the ensemble are: renowned cimbalom player Alexander Fedoriouk, violinists Steven Greenman & Józef Janis, accordionist Walt Mahovlich, & bassist Ken Javor. The musicians come from Central & Eastern European backgrounds & have found a common musical language in Harmonia. They bring to the concert stage the vitality and excitement that inspired the music of the composers they play.


John Csosz, biography, samples of his paintings
John Csosz, Goodyear Zepplin Air Dock, Cleveland Museum of Art
John Csosz, more from Cleveland Museum of Art
John Csosz, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, “Tomorrow”   [scroll down]
John Csosz, drawing of Lithuanian Cultural Garden, Cleveland

Kálmán Kubinyi, samples of works, from Case Western Reserve University
Kálmán Kubinyi, Dunham Tavern Illustration,1932   [scroll down]
Kálmán Kubinyi, from Univ. of Michigan collection
Kálmán Kubinyi, from Sioux City Art Center

Paul Riba, biography
Paul Riba, sample art works
Paul Riba, samples from Cleveland Museum of Art
Paul Riba, samples from Illinois State Museum

Sándor Vágó, biography
Sándor Vágéó, “In Bedroom” or “In The Eyes of the Beholder”   [scroll down]
Sándor Vágó “Chrysanthemums”    [scroll down]
Sándor Vágó, biography, samples of his works

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