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Painter, etcher, graphic artist and ceramist. He was a self-educated artist, although he studied at the art school of Ferenc Szablya-Frischauf for a short while, continuing his studies in NagybĂˇnya in 1906 and then in Germany for short periods. He was engaged in painting, poster design, book cover design, jewel and ceramic designing, too. He would appear in exhibitions from 1905. The major part of his art consist of copperplates made using the 'stipple' etching technique. He was almost the only artist to make etchings coloured on the plate in Hungary. In this genre, his copperplate etchings illustrating Pushkin's Onegin were the most remarkable pieces. In 1926 he published is album of etched illustrations to the poems of modern Hungarian poems, entitled, 'Hungarian Parnassus' He was a member of the Association of Hungarian Artists in Fine and Applied Arts (KĂ‰VE) as well as the PaĂˇl LĂˇszlĂł Society. Collective exhibitions of his works were held in the Ernst Museum on several occasions. For the most part, his artworks are in the possession of the Hungarian National Gallery. His works is also showed in the Hagenbund in Vienna, Dresden and Munich. He committed suicide in 1929.
Arnold Gara is shown in the picture with ElemĂ©r HorvĂˇth (left) and Lajos GulĂˇcsy (right)
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