Szilágyi, Jolán

1895-1971

Jolán Szilágyi (1895-1971), was Tibor Samuely's wife. From 1917 she attended the art school of Károly Kernstok and József Rippl-Ronai. Here she come into contact - through the Galilei-kör (Galilei Circle) - with the MA-group organized around Lajos Kassák.

In 1918, she founded the union of graphic artists with Mihály Bíró. During the Hungarian Soviet Republic, she was a member of the committee of the People's Commissariat for Education and Culture, judging recruiting poster designs. After the fall of the regime, she moved to Berlin and then emigrated to Moscow. During her stay in Germany she has gained a reputation for her Expressionist graphic works of political content.  


Available posters by this artist


Minden gyarnak
Join the red army poster artwork 1919 hungarian communist avant garde