Magdalena Ban

Magdalena Ban was born in 1940 in Veszprem, Hungary. She worked as a photographic reporter and at “Musica” Magazine. A member of the “Henri Rousseau” group of artists, she currently lives in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Solo Exhibitions

1974 Galerie City West, Bern, Switzerland

1975 Galerie Pro Arte, Morges, Switzerland

Susi Brunner, Zurich

1976 Galerie Pro Arte, Morges, Switzerland

Kunstverein, Wanger ander Aare, Switzerland

1978 The Cathedral Gallery, Fribourg, Switzerland

Hurner Gallery, Seltisberg, Switzerland

Zahringer Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

Ma Gallery, Seltisberg, Switzerland

1980 Hurner Gallery, Seltisberg, Switzerland

Ma Gallery, Seltisberg, Switzerland

1985 Hurner Gallery, Seltisberg, Switzerland

1987 Hurner Gallery, Seltisberg, Switzerland

1983 International Gallery, Traunreut, Germany

1984 Galerie Pro Arte, Morges, Switzerland

Chramerhuus Gallery, Russwil, Switzerland

1985 Naïve Museum, Kecskemet, Hungary

Uveggaleria, Balatonfured, Hungary

Hurner Gallery, Laussane, Switzerland

1986 Gotzentalschloss, Zurich

1987 Stagehuss Gallery, Zurich

1988 Specktrum, Geroldswil, Switzerland

Hurner Gallery, Seltisberg, Switzerland

1989 Spectrum, Geroldswil, Switzerland

Innenschweizer Kunstler, Pilatus, Switzerland

1990 Naïve Museum, Kecskemet, Hungary

Zugerland, Zug, Switzerland

1993 Var Gallery, Veszprem, Hungary

Seepark, Thun, Switzerland

1996 Gotzentalschloss, Zurich

1997 Krone 16 Gallery, Adliswil, Switzerland

 

Group Exhibitions

1974 City West Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

Galerie Pro Arte, Morges, Switzerland

1975 Kunstverein Konstanz, Group Rousseau, Konstanz, Germany

Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland

XI Rassegna Premio Internationale di Pittura dei Naivs, Luzzara, Italy

Pro Arte Gallery, Morges, Switzerland

IX Rassegna Premio Nationale di Pittura dei Naivs

1976 Zofingen Gallery, Group Rousseau, Zofingen, Switzerland

Fabian Gallery, Group Rousseau, New York

International Gallery, Cape Town

PICPUS Gallery, Montreal

1978 Kunsthandwerk Gallery, Rutihubelbad, xxxx

Picpus Gallery, Montreal

1979 Alstadt Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

Zahringer Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

1981 Kunsthandwerk Gallery, Rutihubelbad, XXX

Primitive Art Gallery, Melbourne

1982 “Tisztelet a Szulofoldnek”, Mucsarnok, Budapest

Loeb Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

Galerie Pro Arte, Morges, Switzerland

1983 Athens Museum, Group Rousseau, Geneva

1984 Group Rousseau, Chateau Grandson, Switzerland

1985 Towo Art Center, Tokyo

1987 Stagehus-Galerie Zingg-Lamprecht, Zurich

1989 “Innenschweizer Kunstler”, Pilatus-Kulm, Pilatus/ Luzern, Switzerland

Liebe Dinge Gallery, Linz, Austria

1990 Athens Museum, Group Rousseau, Geneva

Liebe Dinge Gallery, Linz, Austria

1991 Athens Museum, Group Rousseau, Geneva

1993 Naïve Musuem, Kecskemet

1994 INSITA, UNESCO, Bratislava, Slovakia

2005 “Shades of Contrasting Cultures”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

A Rhapsody of Color”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

 

Prizes

1984 Hungary Distinction, Swiss Prize of International Naïve Painting

1985 Special Mention, Swiss Prize of International Naïve Painting

1986 Public Prize, Swiss Prize of International Naïve Painting

1987 Special Mention, Swiss Prize of International Naïve Painting

1989 Special Mention, Swiss Prize of International Naïve Painting

1990 Special Mention, Swiss Prize of International Naïve Painting

1991 Special Mention, Swiss Prize of International Naïve Painting

 

Bibliography

Collection des Mellieurs Peintres Naifs d’Aujourd’hui”, G. Kasper, “Refertorium Arts”, xxxx, xxxx

International Art Guide, xxxx, xxxx, Monte Carlo

Ban Magdolna, Kismonografia Nr.4”, Baszky Pal, 1993, Kecskemet, Hungary

Great Works of Naïve Art”, Doreen Erlich, 1996, New York

The Wild Flowers of Naïve Art”, Pal Banszky, 1997, Kecskemet, Hungary

A Kepzomuveszet Vadviragai”, Banszky Pal, Kecskemet, Hungary