Joseph Csaky  (French, 1888-1971) 


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Joseph Csaky, Femme


Joseph Csaky
Kelly Gallery
Joseph Csaky, Figure Abstrait


Joseph Csaky
Figure Abstrait
Kelly Gallery
Joseph Csaky, Figure Abstrait Debout


Joseph Csaky
Figure Abstrait Debout
Kelly Gallery
Joseph Csaky, L'Etudiante


Joseph Csaky

Alon Zakaim Fine Art
Joseph Csaky, Nu assis


Joseph Csaky
Nu assis

Galerie Félix Marcilhac
Joseph Csaky, Le rêve


Joseph Csaky
Le rêve

Galerie Félix Marcilhac
Joseph Csaky, Cônes et sphères


Joseph Csaky
Cônes et sphères

Galerie Félix Marcilhac
Joseph Csaky, Figure abstraite


Joseph Csaky
Figure abstraite

Galerie Félix Marcilhac
Joseph Csaky, Femme à l'echarpe, bronze à patine marron


Joseph Csaky
Femme à l'echarpe, bronze à patine marron

Galerie Félix Marcilhac
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Joseph Csaky, Mère et enfant


Joseph Csaky
Mère et enfant


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Joseph Csaky, Jeune fille debout


Joseph Csaky
Jeune fille debout, 1923
bronze w/brown patina


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Joseph Csaky, Tête de femme


Joseph Csaky
Tête de femme, 1924
silvered bronze, gilt


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1888   Born on March 18th, in Szeged, Hungary.
Studies in the superior school of Decorative Arts in Budapest.
1908   Like Archipenko the same year and Brancusi in 1904, Csaky makes the long journey to Paris, walking most of the way. Csaky establishes his residence at La Ruche.
1910 - 1911   Exhibits at Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris. First cubists sculptures : Tête, 1911 - Figure femme debout, 1913.
1914 - 1918   Volunteers in the French Army during the First World War.
1919   Abstract sculptures, composition of columns-cylinders : Cones et sphères, Figure abstraite, Composition cubiste. Influence of Fernand Leger.
1920 - 1923   Contract with Léonce Rosenberg. Exhibition Maîtres du cubisme in 1921 at Rosenberg’s Galeriede l’Effort Moderne with Braque, Picasso, Gris, Leger, Gleizes, Laurens and Mondrian. Exhibition at Salon des Indépendants : Rosenberg sells his work in France and Abroad (famous patron and Couturier Jacques Doucet purchases a very important stone sculpture Femme 1921).Interior designer Marcel Coard acquires small sculptures in bronze and animals in rock crystal. Csaky designs the central panel of a Marcel Coard’s armoire.
1924   Exhibits at Salon des Artistes Décorateurs works on various type of stone : granit, onyx, obsidian.
1928   At the age of 40, half way through his life, he carves his important sculpture Panier sur le bras influenced by Maillol. He turns to a more figurative type of work.
1930   Exhibition with Group of U.A.M. (Union des Artistes Modernes).
1933   Sculpture Adam et Eve.
1935   Travels to Greece which brings him more confidence with his artistic choices.
1940   During the Second World War, he takes refuge in Valençay, France. He meets Pierre Levy who will remain Csaky’s patron and close friend.
1954   He offers a sculpture Danseuse to his native village of Szeged.
1955   Fifth exhibition with Group of U.A.M. (Union des Artistes Modernes).
1959   Returns to Budapest after an absence of half a century.
1968   The Hungarian press celebrates his eightieth birthday with various articles on his art.
1971   Dies on May 1st.
1999   Exhibition Montparnasse - L’Europe des Artiste, 1915-1945, at Musée Archéologique Régional d’Aoste, in Italy.
1988 - 1989   Exhibition Les années U.A.M. at Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris.
1980   Exhibition Formes Humaines tribute to Csaky at Musée Rodin in Paris.
1979   Exhibition of Joseph Csaky Sculpture at Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles (First show in the United States)
1977   Exhibition Trois sculpteurs des années 30 : Gargallo, Lambert-Rucki, Csaky, at Musée Bourdelle in Paris.
1973   Exhibition of Csaky’s work at Galerie Dépôt 15. Donald Karshan writes the first comprehensive monograph on Csaky.