Vera Harsányi, married Székely (1919-1994) is a Hungarian artist. In 1932, she joined the Decorative Arts in Budapest. At 17, in 1936, she participated in the Berlin Olympics with the Hungarian swimming team. In 1940, Vera went to Paris to study alongside the illustrator Paul Colin. Back in Hungary, she continued her art studies and met Pierre Székely. They married in 1945 and left the country under communist dictatorship. They spend few months in Vienna before going to Paris and meeting André Borderie. They all three begin an artistic collaboration and signed their works SZB for Székely-Borderie. At first, theirs works were free-forms & abstract patterns ceramics ceramics, inspired by Miro or Klee. Later, they decided to create more abstract or anthropomorphic sculptures. Between 1952 and 1956, the Mai gallery, in Paris, exhibited theirs creations. The trio received orders from architects and notably designed a house in Isère: "Le bateau ivre". In 1954, Vera Szekely won a gold medal at the Milan Triennale. Beyond ceramics and sculpture, Vera experimented other materials like metal and wood, tapestry, mosaic or stained glass and also painting. The works of Vera Székely were then presented in individual exhibitions in France and worldwide.