Mother with Child by Janos Torok (1932-1996) for the Zsolnay factory. Hungary 1960. Turquoise Glaze.
The mid century abstract ceramic figures and biomorphic style sculptures Janos Torok created for Zsolnay during the 1960s are remarkable. So simple yet so evocative. Janos Torok was a Hungarian ceramic artist born in Mezotur and studied under the notable ceramicists Miklos Borsos and Istvan Gador . After graduating from college in 1956 he began work at the Zsolnay Factory In Pecs Hungary where he created a large number of pieces. During his career also created a Varity of other items including memorials and sculptures.