Hugo Scheiber biography:
Scheiber worked as a sign painter and attended the School of Applied Arts in Budapest from 1898 to 1900. His early works are based on Impressionism. In the 1920s he went to Berlin and came to terms with Futurism and Expressionism. Thematically, he dealt mainly with portraits, life in the big city and the world of cabaret. His works were shown at the Galerie Der Sturm and published in the same named journal. 1926 his paintings were shown in the exhibition ‘Société Anonyme’ in New York. In the 1930s he oriented his work increasingly towards Art Deco. Hugo Scheiber returned to Budapest in 1939, where he died in 1950.
Scheiber's work is represented in numerous exhibitions of Hungarian avant-garde and renowned collections, including the Hungarian National Gallery and the Janus Pannonius Muzeum in Pecs