Balint Zsako Profiled in The Villager

Stephanie Buhmann has written an in depth article profiling Proposition artist Balint Zsako.  This article is in the April issue of The Villager, the local paper covering Lower Manhattan and Greenwich Village.

“Looking at the work of Balint Zsako compares to reading a novel or studying a map. In his exploration of complex narratives by means of figuration, the eye travels from detail to detail, from color accent to definite form.

Born in Budapest in 1979, he immigrated with his family to Canada in 1988 (growing up in Hamilton and studying in Toronto). After graduating with a BFA from Ryerson University, he settled in Brooklyn in 2007. In the context of these geographic changes, art was always a constant. Both of his parents are artists (his mother, Anna Torma, works in embroidery — while his father, Istvan Zsako, is a sculptor). For Zsako, thinking in visuals is natural. Read More…



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