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After immigrating to the U. Kepes was born in Selyp , Hungary. In the same period, he was also influenced by the socialist avant-garde poet and painter Lajos Kassak , and began to search for means by which he could contribute to the alleviation of social injustice, especially as he later recalled "the inhumane conditions of the Hungarian peasantry.

Kepes gave up painting temporarily and turned instead to filmmaking. In , he settled in Berlin , where he worked as a publication, exhibition and stage designer. Around this time, he designed the dust jacket for Gestalt psychologist Rudolf Arnheim 's famous book, Film als Kunst Film as Art , one of the first published books on film theory.

When, in , Moholy relocated his design studio to London , Kepes joined him there as well. By chance, he saw her on the street, introduced himself, and soon the two began to date. The following year, when Moholy agreed to become the director of a new art school in Chicago which Moholy dubbed the New Bauhaus , Kepes was invited to join the faculty and to head a curricular area in Light and Color.

Kepes asked Juliet to join him. While teaching at the Institute of Design or New Bauhaus from to , Kepes enlarged and refined his ideas about design theory, form in relation to function, and his own term the "education of vision. There he taught graphic artists such as Saul Bass. In , he published Language of Vision , an influential book about design and design education.

Widely used for many years as a college textbook it had thirteen printings, in four languages , it began by acknowledging Kepes' indebtedness to the Berlin-based Gestalt psychologists, and by asserting that "Visual communication is universal and international; it knows no limits of tongue, vocabulary, or grammar, and it can be perceived by the illiterate as well as by the literate…[The visual arts, as] the optimum forms of the language of vision, are, therefore, an invaluable educational medium" p.

In , Kepes had been one of a number of people Moholy was another who were asked by the U. Army to offer advice on military and civilian urban camouflage , in the course of which he viewed Chicago from the air. He alluded to this experience in Language of Vision , when he talked about natural camouflage: "The numerous optical devices which nature employs in the animal world to conceal animals from their enemies reveal the workings of this law [i.

In , Kepes accepted an invitation from the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT to initiate a program there in visual design, a division that later became the Center for Advanced Visual Studies c His own art having moved toward abstract painting, he developed a parallel interest in new scientific imagery, in part because it too had grown increasing "abstract.

His theories on visual perception and, particularly, his personal mentorship, had a profound influence on young MIT architecture, planning, and visual art students. Kepes and his wife Juliet Appleby Kepes are memorialized at Mt. The markers are of wood and stone, respectively, and are tall and rectangular in proportion.

The Friends of Mt. Auburn provide further information about the stones and their design by grandson Janos Stone. Each volume contained more than pages of essays by some of the most prominent artists, designers, architects and scientists of the time. He was also a prolific painter and photographer, and his work is in major collections.

In he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member and became a full Academician in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Selyp , Hungary. Hungarian-American painter. This article includes a list of references , but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.

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Makree It would have been a crime to separate them. This section is sourced from Marga Bijvoet, Art as Inquiry Their photographs are top tier and the selections of furniture presented are always elegantly curated. And if not properly guided our immensely potent technology may carry within itself curses of even more awesome proportions. He was able to develop this ideal vision through the interdisciplinary research groups which germinated at MIT around that time. Navigation menu Personal tools Create account Log in. Views Read Edit History. There he developed light and color workshops in which various forms and techniques were researched on their visual and psychological impact.


Gyorgy Kepes

Author, Gyorgy Kepes. Publisher, Infinito, Length, pages. Kepes Gyorgy El. Blanca de la Torre. Navigation menu Personal tools Create account Log in. In order to make his findings known to the public, he organized an exhibition titled The New Landscapein which he presented the visual analogues between keped scientific visualizations of research models and the visual arts. In order to make his findings known to the public, he organized an exhibition titled The New Landscapein which he presented the visual analogues between recent scientific visualizations of research models and vieion visual arts.


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Published by George Braziller Seller Rating:. About this Item: George Braziller, Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Large hardback in very good condition with good condition dust jacket. Dust jacket is in mylar sleeve.

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