Kepes, György (1906-2001).

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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

Archival Resources
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referencedIn Octavio Medellin Papers, 1936-1964 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Walter Koellein Vivrett papers, 1949-1978, (bulk 1952-1968) University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
creatorOf Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Serge Chermayeff architectural records and papers, 1909-1980, 1930s-1970s Columbia University. Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Department of Drawings & Archives,
creatorOf Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001. Gyorgy Kepes papers, 1825-1989 (bulk 1909-1989). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001. Gyorgy Kepes papers. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Filipowski, Richard E., 1923-. Richard E. Filipowski papers, 1940-1995. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001,. Oral history interview with Gyorgy Kepes, 1972 Mar. 7-1973 Jan. 11 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Art Committee records, 1960-1973 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Kuh, Katharine. Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk, 1930-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hiler, Hilaire, 1898-1966. Hilaire Hiler papers, 1925-1966. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Meyer, Howard R., 1903-1988. Howard R. Meyer papers, 1924-1986. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Records, 1939-1992 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Tucker, Jean S. Papers, 1962-1990. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Murch, Walter. Walter Tandy Murch papers, 1880-1970. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Massachusetts Institute of Technology. School of Architecture and Planning. Letters, 1961-1981, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Window Shop (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1939-1992 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Kepes, Gyorgy : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
creatorOf Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001. Gyorgy Kepes interviews, 1972 Mar. 7-1973 Jan. 11. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Chermayeff, Serge, 1900-1996. Serge Chermayeff architectural records and papers, 1909-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001. Oral history interview with Gyorgy Kepes, 1968 Aug. 18. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Kuh, Katharine. Katharine Kuh interviews, 1982 Mar. 18 - 1983 Mar. 24. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Katharine Kuh papers, 1875-1994, bulk 1930-1994 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Preusser, Robert O. (Robert Ormerod), 1919-1992. Oral history interview with Robert O. Preusser, 1991 Jan.- Oct. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kuh, Katharine. Katharine Kuh papers, 1908-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers, 1905-1987, bulk 1952-1987 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Paul Theobald and Company. Paul Theobald and Company records, 1935-1988. Aurora University, Phillips Library
creatorOf Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001. Art and ecological consciousness / Gyorgy Kepes. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Kuh, Katharine. Oral history interview with Katharine Kuh, 1982 Mar. 18-1983 Mar. 24. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Pollack, Peter, 1909-1978. Peter Pollack papers, 1945-1978. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Thompson, Domenica M. Domenica M. Thompson papers, 1965-1973. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn R. Buckminster Fuller papers, ca. 1920-1983 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-. Karl E. Fortess taped interviews with artists, [1963-1985]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Kuh, Katharine. Katharine Kuh papers, 1937-1964 (inclusive). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. Aaron Siskind papers, 1967-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Walter Tandy Murch papers, 1880-1970 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Preusser, Robert O. (Robert Ormerod), 1919-1992. Robert O. Preusser interview, 1991 Jan.- Oct. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Katharine Kuh papers, 1937-1964 (inclusive) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-. Gyorgy Kepes : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
referencedIn Herbert Matter papers, ca. 1937-1984 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969. Walter and Ise Gropius papers, 1883-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969. Walter and Ise Gropius papers, 1883-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Smithson, Robert. Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers, 1905-1987. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kuh, Katharine. Katharine Kuh papers, 1908-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Matter, Herbert, 1907-1984. Herbert Matter papers, circa 1937-1984. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001. Oral history interview with Gyorgy Kepes, 1968 Aug. 18. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Takeuchi, Beatrice, 1921-. School of Design in Chicago : refugees east and west / Beatrice Takeuchi. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Walter Gropius papers, 1925-1969 (inclusive), 1937-1969 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Erik H. and Joan M. Erikson papers, 1925-1985 (inclusive) 1960-1980 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Records, 1962. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harak, Rudolph de. Oral history interview with Rudolph de Harak, 2000 Apr. 27. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Breuer, Marcel, 1902- person
associatedWith Brown, Robert F., person
associatedWith Cage, John 1912-1992. person
associatedWith Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976. person
associatedWith Capp, Al, 1909-1979. person
associatedWith Center for Advanced Visual Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith Chermayeff, Serge, 1900-1996. person
associatedWith Chicago School of Design. corporateBody
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associatedWith Eames, Charles. person
correspondedWith Erikson, Erik H. (Erik Homburger), 1902-1994 person
associatedWith Ernst, Max, 1891-1976. person
associatedWith Filipowski, Richard E., 1923- person
associatedWith Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907- person
associatedWith Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895- person
associatedWith Gabo, Naum, 1890- person
associatedWith Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969. person
associatedWith Harak, Rudolph de person
associatedWith Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988. person
associatedWith Hélion, Jean, 1904-1987. person
associatedWith Hiler, Hilaire, 1898-1966. person
associatedWith Huxley, Alduous, 1894-1963. person
associatedWith Kepes, Juliet. person
associatedWith Kuh, Katharine person
associatedWith Kuh, Katharine. person
associatedWith Le Corbusier, 1887-1965. person
associatedWith Massachusetts Institute of Technology. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Art Committee corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Institute of Technology. School of Architecture and Planning corporateBody
associatedWith Matter, Herbert, 1907-1984. person
associatedWith McLuhan, Marshall, 1911- person
associatedWith Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978. person
associatedWith Medellin, Octavio, 1907- person
associatedWith Meyer, Howard R., 1903-1988. person
associatedWith Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946. person
associatedWith Mondrian, Piet, 1872-1944. person
associatedWith Motherwell, Robert. person
associatedWith Murch, Walter. person
associatedWith Murch, Walter Scott person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nervi, Pier Luigi. person
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associatedWith Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988. person
associatedWith Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. person
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associatedWith Pollack, Peter, 1909-1978. person
associatedWith Preusser, Robert O. (Robert Ormerod), 1919-1992 person
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associatedWith Rickey, George. person
associatedWith Salk, Jonas, 1914- person
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associatedWith Siskind, Aaron. person
associatedWith Smith, David, 1906-1965. person
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associatedWith Takeuchi, Beatrice, 1921- person
associatedWith The Window Shop, Inc., 1939-1987 corporateBody
associatedWith Thompson, Domenica M. person
correspondedWith Tucker, Jean S. person
associatedWith Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. person
associatedWith Vivrett, Walter K. person
associatedWith Window Shop (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
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Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Massachusetts--Cambridge
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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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Birth 1906-10-04

Death 2001-12-29

Americans

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