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Z. Gács György Painter

1914 - 1978

1935-1939: Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, masters: Ákos Benkhard, István Szőnyi. From 1934 he was a member of the Socialist Fine Arts Group. In 1949 he attended the foundation of the Fine Arts Association and the Association of Fine Artists. In 1959 he traveled to the Soviet Union and then to Prague. 1945-1953: Teacher of Vocational Secondary School of Fine Arts and Applied Arts; 1950-1952: Director. In 1952, Júlia Báthory organized medium-level glass design education. 1953-1978: teacher of the Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts; 1953-1965: Head of the Decorating Painting Department; 1965: founder of glass industry; 1965-1978: head of Silikátipari Design Department; From 1962 he taught at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts; Since 1976 he has been working at the artists\' center in Szentendre. In 1953, he published his book The Technology of Painting. One of the most versatile personalities of the era. He is engaged in painting, artwork, and then building decoration, glass painting and sculpture. His name is most often attributed to the high degree of launching glass art, the glass-related art and furniture. Prior to 1945, he had appeared with linoleum sections, which often contained political references. It has often applied animal simbolics to expressing socially speaking. In his paintings he has a more frequent, common genre of landscape and portrait. She has been involved in the relationship between architecture and the arts since her career. At the Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts, he has come into contact with the most diverse materials and techniques, such as glass painting, artificial gold, fire enamel. According to Mr. György Gács, building decoration should be developed from the main building material of the age. For example, you made decorations with burnt tufts or decorated with colored glass pieces in concrete. His research of materials, the nature and possibilities of utilization of reinforced concrete-related materials, was directed towards the glass. He has dealt with the possibilities of architectural use of glass for a long time. In the fifties, and even in the 1960\'s, it was designed with traditional techniques of lead-framed glass windows. A new technique was first applied to the glass wall of the Golden Sand Hotel in Kecskemét when it was joined to a glass plate by colored glass mosaics. An important complement to his art was his pedagogical activity, his college work. She has been teaching the department of silicosis she has led to in two directions: on the one hand, she has promoted the training of professionals who have developed their talents in the glass, ceramics, porcelain and the craft industry. In the art, the bottle was initially intended as a pilot, and eventually it came through to the cinematic and op-art fine arts aspirations. Under transparent glass goggles, placed different colored glasses, the effect of which could change depending on the viewer\'s position. This not only sparked the illusion of space, but also the feeling of movement. In 1969, the first mobile (Welcome to Contemporary Architecture) is being produced. The predetermined rhythm movement is provided by the engine mounted on the lower part, and the sight multiplies by means of glass plates placed around the vertical axis. In college, along with their tutors and students, they experimented with new and new techniques. ~ Has tried the vitreous process. His full-scale small sculptures were made with glued flat glass sheets. (The cube breaks down itself, 1972). It is often used with glass next to metal.

Z. György Gács (1914-1978): Nudes

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Z. György Gács (1914-1978): Nudes



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