Kepes, György (1906-2001).

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1906-10-04
Death 2001-12-29
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Gyorgy Kepes (1906-2001) was a painter and educator from Cambridge, Mass.

From the description of Oral history interview with Gyorgy Kepes, 1972 Mar. 7-1973 Jan. 11 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596647

From the description of Oral history interview with Gyorgy Kepes, 1968 Aug. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779477499

Gyorgy Kepes; artist and aesthetic theorist; born 1906 in Selyp, Hungary; taught at New Bauhaus in Chicago and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; died Dec. 29, 2001 at home in Cambridge, Mass., aged 95.

From the description of Gyorgy Kepes papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866019

Gyorgy Kepes, b. 1906; d. 2001, Painter, educator of Cambridge, Mass.

From the description of Oral history interview with Gyorgy Kepes, 1968 Aug. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 227191314

Painter, educator; Cambridge, Massachusetts.

From the description of Gyorgy Kepes interviews, 1972 Mar. 7-1973 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220187145

Painter, muralist, designer, filmmaker, educator; Cambridge, Mass. Born 1906. Died Dec. 29, 2001.

Born in Selyp, Hungary, Kepes studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest, working with Moholy-Nagy in Berlin and London before joining him at the New Bauhaus (later the Chicago Institute of Design) in 1937. From1946-1980 he was professor of visual design at MIT, as well as director of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies from 1967-1974.

From the description of Gyorgy Kepes papers, 1825-1989 (bulk 1909-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122403897

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Subjects:

  • Educator--Interviews
  • Art festivals
  • Art and society
  • Art--American (?)--Reproductions
  • Muralists
  • Designer
  • Filmmakers
  • Art and technology
  • Painters--Interviews
  • Art, American
  • Painters
  • Design, Industrial
  • Glass painting and staining
  • Educators
  • Painting, American
  • Ecology--Philosophy

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Places:

  • Massachusetts--Cambridge (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Cambridge (as recorded)