Péter Újházi - Sziklás, 1981 (detail)

Peter Ujhazi / Péter Újházi

May 22, 2013

Péter Újházi is a Hungarian contemporary painter whose preferred motifs are labyrinths, wells, caves, towers, islands, springs. These works, where the artist conjoins figurative depiction with abstraction, are populated with characters such as clowns, dwarfs, golems, winged figures, and insects.

Featured image: Péter Újházi - Sziklás, 1981 (detail). Watercolor. 21 9/10 × 29 9/10 in. 55.5 × 76 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy Sylvan Cole Gallery