Tibor Hajas ( Budapest 1946  – 1980, Szeged, Hungary) was an artist, performer and poet. He began his artistic career in 1964 when he started to attend the ELTE, in Budapest. In 1965 he was arrested and not released for 14 months. In the year of 1967 his poems began to be published, but was in 1969 that he started to produce action art and his first conceptual works. Afterwards he focussed his artistic attention on the video and film, continuing his production using these media and giving performances the most part of his life. He died in a car accident in 1980 in Hungary.


Tibor Hajas, 1979 photo © János Vető
Tibor Hajas
Budapest, 1946 - 1980

Current Exhibitions

05 May — 12 Aug
The exhibition features more than one hundred works by thirty artists of the Hungarian Neo-avant-garde in the latter half of the 20th Century. Curated by New York-based guest curator András Szántó, this is the first large-scale...

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City of birth: Budapest Country of birth: Hungary Date of birth: 1946 - 1980