Born in 1945 - Hungary
Gabor Kerekes is a German photographer born in 1945.
He studied in Budapest where his parents lived after the Second World War and graduted from the high school of Kolcsey. He then continued his studies at the School of Professional Photography.
He took his first pictures with a Voigtlander camara, and worked in parallel as an assistant journalist at the Co-Operative of Photographers of Budapest. In 1980 he became a photojournalist for the magazine "Kepes 7" before deciding to become indepent and to dedicate solely to photography.
In 1977 he founded the Studio of Young Photographers and was its artistic director before joining the Hungarian Association of Photographers in 1980. In 1990 he mastered already several photographic techniques, From polaroids to digital photography and adapted them according the message he wants to communicate.
His work is present in several European museums and private collections.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 “SERIEN”, GALERIE HILTAWSKY, BERLIN, (D)
"ZWISCHEN HIMMEL UND ERDE“, FOTOFORUM, INNSBRUCK, /A/
“THEN AND NOW”, HOTSHOE GALLERY, LONDON, UK
2010 “ELECTROCITY”, PHOTON GALERIJA, LJUBLJANA /SL/
2009 “PHOTO - MAGIC”, PHOTON - GALERIJA , LJUBLJANA /SL/
ORIENTATIONS", RAIFFEISEN GALÉRIA , BUDAPEST /HU/
2008 "2 X NEW YORK", NESSIM GALÉRIA, BUDAPEST /H/
"OBSERVATIONS", MAGYAR FOTOGRÁFIAI MÚZEUM,KECSKEMÉT /H/
2007 "ELSZÁLLÁS" – "FLY OFF", MAGYAR M?HELY GALÉRIA /H/
"FLY OFF", NESSIM GALÉRIA, BUDAPEST /H/
EARLY WORKS", KEREKES GÁBOR & SZILÁGYI LENKE, VINTAGE GALÉRIA,BUDAPEST
2006 "BUDAPEST FEELING", MIESIAC FOTOGRAFII W KRAKOWIE 2006, PALAC GOETZA,
2005 “SENSE OF ORIENTATION", HUNGARIAN HOUSE OF PHOTOGRAPHY, BUDAPEST /H/
2004 "SENSE OF ORIENTATION", GALLERY W.V. ZOETENDAAL, AMSTERDAM /NL/
FOTOFO 2004", BRATISLAVA /SK/
GABOR KEREKES, "EL FRACASO DE LA CIENCIA", GALERIA CONTRALUZ, PAMPLONA
2003 "SEVENTIES-EIGHTIES", – MAI MANÓ HOUSE BUDAPEST /H/
2001 "OBRA RECIENTE – GABOR KEREKES", GALERIA SPECTRUM SOTOS /E/
FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE FOTOGRAFIA HUESCA", HUESCA /E/
FICTION/SCIENCE", ROBERT KOCH GALLERY, SAN FRANCISCO /USA/
2000 "PARIS PHOTO", PARIS SALON, PIRAMID, PARIS /F/
FOTOFO 2000", BRATISLAVA /SK/
LE SENSE DE L'ORIENTATIONS", BUDAPEST GALÉRIA, BUDAPEST /H/
1999 "MADE IN HUNGARY", MUSEUM VOOR FOTOGRAFIE, ANTWERPEN /B/
LE SENSE DE L'ORIENTATIONS", PÉCS GALÉRIA, PÉCS /H/
1998 ZINC GALLERY, STOCKHOLM /S/
1997 GALLERY ROBERT KOCH, SAN FRANCISCO /USA/
GALERIE CONTRETYPE, BRUXELLES /B/
ALBUMEN WORKS", BOLT GALÉRIA, BUDAPEST /H/
1995 "OBSERVATIONS", ERNST MÚZEUM , BUDAPEST /H/
VASARELY MÚZEUM, PÉCS /H/
BOLT GALÉRIA, BUDAPEST /H/
1994 LE PARVIS, TARBES /F/
1993 MUSEO KEN DAMY, BRESCIA /I/
MUSEO KEN DAMY, MILANO /I/
1992 LIGET GALÉRIA, BUDAPEST /H/
1988 MALA GALERIA , WARSAWA /PL/
1987 LIGET GALÉRIA, BUDAPEST /H/
1977 PINCE GALÉRIA, BUDAPEST /H/
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