Pal Homonai

1922 (-2010) Born in Irig, Yugoslavia
1937-1943 Worked in trade of joiners in Belgrade and Budapest
1943 joined the Hungarioan Army for military service
1944-1949 Held as Prisoner of War in the Soviet Union
Worked in furniture making and marquetry pictures
1965 Began his artistic career
1973 Became a member of Yugoslavian Union of Fine Artists
1992 Moved to Kecskemet

Solo Exhibitions
1968 Belgrade
1969 Gallery of Self-Taught Artists, Jagodina
1969 Novi Sad
1969 Subotika
1969 “Profili 69”, Gallery of Primitive Art, Zagreb
1972 Gallery of Naןve Art, Zagreb
1979 La Perouse Gallery, Canberra, Australia
1988 Hell und Hell Gallery, Munich
Budapest
Naןve Art Museum, Kecskemet
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Group Exhibitions
1969 Sveagaleriet, Stockholm
1969 Museo Civico di Belle Arti, Lugano, Italy
1969 El Taller Gallery, Buenos Aires
1970 Gallery of Self-Taught Artists, Svetozarevo
1970 Gallery of Primitive Art, Zagreb
1971 Palais des Beaux Arts, Charleroi, Belgium
1971 Maison de la Culture, Namur, Anvers, Belgium
1971 Isetan, Tokyo
1971 Stadtische Kunsthalle, Recklinghausen,, Denmark
1972 Kunstforeningen, Kopenhagen
1972 Sala Ateneului Roman, Bucharest
1973 “20 Years of the Gallery of Primitive Art”, Gallery of Primitive Art, Zagreb
1974 Haus der Kunst Gallery, Munich
1974 Gallery of Naןve Artists, Trebnje
1974 Bleidorn Gallery, Bad Godesberg, Bonn
1975 Haus der Kunst Gallery, Munich
1975 Hunst Hause, Mainz
Het Frans Halmuseum, Amsterdam
1976 Camden Arts Center, London
1976 Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris
1977 “Yugoslav Naןve Art”, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem
1977 “Yugoslav Naןve Art, Gallery of Primitive Art, Zagreb
1978 “Acquisitions ‘78”, Gallery of Primitive Art, Zagreb
1979 “Permanent Exhibition”, Gallery of Primitive Art, Zagreb
1984 International Monetary Fund, Washington
1984 The Royal Festival Hall, London
1985 Palais Palffy, Wien
1985 “Summer Exhibition of Works-1985”, Gallery of Primitive Art, Zagreb
1988 Yugoslavian Cultural Center, Paris
1987 “Naivi ‘87”, Gallery of Primitive Art, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Museum of Sculpture of the Yugoslav Academy Art and Science, Zagreb
1993 Art Meeting, Subotica
1994 Vojvodina Musuem, Novi Sad
1996 City Musuem, Skoplje
1996 Gallery of Modern Art, Pristina
1998 Musuem of Modern Art, Minsk
Pro Arte Gallery, Morges, Switzerland
2005 “Shades of Contrasting Cultures”, GINA Gallery of International Naןve Art, Tel Aviv
World exhibit tour beginning in Paris Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, including Glasgow, London, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Zagreb and Tokyo

Bibliography
“Naןve Maleriei Heute”, Herbert Weisner, 1981, Germany
World Encyclopedia of Naןve Art”, Oto Bihalji-Merin, 1984, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
“The Wild Flowers of Naןve Art”, Pal Banszky, 1997, Kecskemet, Hungary
“Naןve Art in Serbia”, The Serbian Academy of Art and the Museum of Naןve Art, 2003, Jagodina

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