BIOGRAPHY

VÁGÓ NELLY

COSTUME DESIGNER & ARTIST

Born in 1937 in Budapest, Hungary.

Graduated from the Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts.

Nelly Vágó was the most acknowledged costume designer and named as the Grande Dame of Theater and Film spectacle. She has been designed more than 1000 plays; Operas, Operettas, Ballets, Musicals and Dramas from the world’s greatest writers. In 1991 she became the head costume designer of the Hungarian State Opera House.

 

Nelly Vágó received the most valuable art awards during her life, the historical drama film called Hanussen by István Szabó has been nominated on European & Cannes Film Festivals, Golden Globe & Oscar Academy Awards; Sindbad by Zoltán Huszárik became the most iconic art film of the Hungarian cinema; She has been honored also by the most prestigious cultural award in Hungary The Kossuth Prize.

 

Nelly Vágó was often invited by national theatres, musical and open air theatres but also by the most wellknown Theaters & Opera houses in Europe as: Staatsoper Wien, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper, Stuttgart Summer Opera Festival, Oper Graz, Tbilisi Georgia, Paris France.

 

THEATRE MEMBERSHIPS

 

1962 – 1990

Hungarian National Theatre

Head Costume Designer

 

1991 – 2006

Hungarian State Opera House

Head Costume Designer

 

1991 – 2001

Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts

Head of Department, University lecturer

DUTIES OF A COSTUME DESIGNER

 

Understand what the writer wrote

 

Follow what the director wish

 

Model and shape the ideas and

 

Use his/her own creativity

 

Transform the actors into characters

 

Have a key role in building the realisation process

 

Exhibit the completed art to the world

Nelly Vágó had special graphic capability together with a unique artistic perception.

Her drawing skills allowed her think & create in full stage spectacles and living characters.

ART. DESIGN. INTERIOR.

 

Along with her rich heritage we would like to introduce her masterpieces in a new concept.

These fine art works represent excellent elegance and a playful atmosphere in any interior.

ART. DESIGN. INTERIOR.

 

VÁGÓ NELLY ARTWORKS introduces a design transformation of theatrical costume designs. Our exclusive interior decoration portfolio represent excellent elegance & ensure a playful atmosphere to any residential or hospitality interior projects.

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