Judit Reigl is active/lives in France, Hungary. Judit Reigl is known for abstract mixed-media on canvas painting and drawing.
Biography Judit Reigl
On March 15, 2011, the artist was honored with the Kossuth prize by the Hungarian government.
By a quirk of fate, the artist is deeply connected to Austria. Judit Reigl was born in 1923 in Kapuvár on Hungary's Austrian border. In 1946, on her way to Italy to study at the Hungarian Academy in Rome, Reigl spent four months in Vienna waiting for her Italian visa. Although she lacked a ration card, the opportunity to see the paintings of Bruegel, Correggio, and Rubens and to attend concerts made up for the deprivation she endured. A new world opened to her. After two years in Italy, Reigl returned home. She left Hungary for good in 1950, escaping across the newly fortified border that was part of the Iron Curtain. Reigl eventually reacheW & K Galleries
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