(1913 - 2003)
Lajos Tscheligi was active/lived in Switzerland, Hungary. Lajos Tscheligi is known for abstract and realist painting, teaching.
Lajos Tscheligi was born on the 10th of August 1913 in Budapest, the son of a glass painter and church restorer. It was a time of change and turmoil. So much was happening - in politics, in art and in society. The experiences and the turbulence in early childhood influenced and shaped him throughout his life. As a boy he found colors, shapes and sounds magical and he was driven by a desire to find an answer to all the turmoil around him. His father took him to the church where he worked and the young Tscheligi learned colors and the exposure to chalk, charcoal and paint. At the age of nine he painted his teacher and his artistic aptitude was noticed for the first time. At the age of eleven he was commissioned to draw a map of th ... Displaying 750 of 7816 characters.