His work

A selection from the group exhibitions Lantos took part in:

  • 1955 The 6th National Exhibition of Visual Arts, Műcsarnok, Budapest
  • 1969 Szürenon I., Kassák Lajos Cultural Centre, Budapest
  • 1970 The Pécs Workshop, Miskolc Gallery, Miskolc
  • 1971 New Works, Műcsarnok, Budapest
  • 1972 In Memoriam Bartók, Déri Museum, Debrecen
  • 1974 Ungarische Kunst ’74, Kunstverein, Oldenburg
  • 1974 Exhibition of Semiotics, Tihany
  • 1977 From Sketches to Works of Art, University Bradford
  • 1978 Hungarian Constructive Art, Hertogenbosch, Utrecht, Emmen, Copenhagen, Alborg
  • 1979 Szürenon II., 1969-1979, Kassák Cultural Centre, Budapest
  • 1979 Hungarian Constructive Art 1920-1977, Munich, Düsseldorf, Oslo
  • 1981 The Line, Pécs Gallery, Pécs
  • 1981-1982 Trends in the Hungarian Art in the 20th Century, Stockholm, Göteborg, Malmo
  • 1988 The 1st International Triennale of Pattern, Műcsarnok, Budapest
  • 1989 Symmetry and Asymmetry, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest
  • 1997 Oil/Canvas, Műcsarnok, Budapest
  • 1998 Masters and Disciples, G. Pryzmat, Krakkó
  • 1998 Five Visual Artists from Pécs, New York
  • 2010 Kaleidoscope Pécs 2010, The Cultural Institute of Hungary in Brussels
  • 2013 Art Only, Kévés Gallery, Budapest
  • 2013 From Organic Forms To Light Art
    • Selection of Contemporary Hungarian Art
    • National Gallery of Modern Art New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru (INDIA)
  • 2014 Tradition and Invention
    • Hungarian Contemporary Art Exhibition Paris

Public collections where Lantos’s works are exhibited:

  • Janus Pannonius Museum, Pécs
  • Jósa András Museum, Nyíregyháza
  • Kecskemét Gallery, Kecskemét
  • Konsthall Södertalje, Sweden
  • Miskolc Gallery, Miskolc
  • M., Fredrikstad, Norway
  • M., Senta, Jugoslavia
  • M., Narodowe, Poznan, Poland
  • Paks Gallery, Paks
  • Taidem., Lahti, Finland
  • Xantus János Museum, Győr
  • Modern Museum, Hajdúszoboszló

Lantos Ferenc developed a serie of didactical exhibitions under the main title of Nature – Vision – Creation. The serie was made from the following five units: Introduction – Structure – Colour – Space – Analogies. The exhibitions were presented with great success in Budapest and in all the big cities in Hungary between 1972 and 1977. This serie of exhibitions was the first attempt in Hungary to demonstrate the interdisciplinary system of the visual language.
Lantos Ferenc is a member of the Hungarian Painters’ Society, The International Kepes Society, the International Symmetry Society, the Colour Theory Sub-Committee of the Committee of Architecture of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and, from year 2000 on, the Hungarian Academy of Arts. The awards Lantos was given:

  • 1965 Art Prize of Pécs and Baranya County
  • 1978 Art Prize of Pécs and Baranya County
  • 1981 Prize for Public Education of Baranya County
  • Lantos Ferenc was awarded the Munkácsi Award in 1993
  • In 1998, he was awarded the Pro Civitate Prize by the Municipality of Pécs
  • In 2007, he was given the Outstanding Artist of the Republic of Hungary Award
  • In 2009, the Municipality of Pécs awarded Lantos Ferenc Honorary Citizenship, and
  • In 2010 he was awarded the Kossuth Prize.