Recently, Hungarian news site HVG.hu published a selection of works from award-winning Hungarian Photo Artist Imre Benkő.
Benkő is the recipient of both the Prima Primissima Prize (Hungarian Visual Arts Category), as well as the Béla Balázs Award. His work has been displayed around the world in 70 individual and several hundred group exhibitions. His works can be found in many important national collections, galleries, and private collections.
Imre Benkő began his acquaintance with photography in 1963; he later attended photo reporting classes, then completed his studies in the Youth Photographic Art Studio. From 1968 he was a member of the Hungarian Correspondence Office, and from 1986 he worked, first for Képes 7 magazine, before becoming Europa Magazine’s chief photo reporter. From 1988 to 2000, Benkő taught documentary photography at the Hungarian University of Applied Arts. Since 1993 he has worked on photo series as an independent artist. He has been a member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts since 2012.
Below, one can see a small selection of Benkő’s work:
You can see the entire gallery of Benkő’s works at hvg.hu.
Images via hvg.hu
Photo copyright Imre Benkő