György Kornis

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György Kornis
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Born 26 February 1927
Miskolc, Hungary
Died 27 March 2011(2011-03-27) (aged 84)
Hungary Budapest, Hungary
Nationality Hungarian
Education École des Beaux-Arts
Known for Painting
Movement Abstract surrealism
Awards Merit Award of Hungary
The native form of this personal name is Kornis György. This article uses the Western name order.

György Kornis (February 26, 1927 in Miskolc - March 27, 2011 in Budapest) was a Hungarian painter. He studied in École des Beaux-Arts. His artistic style is Abstract Surrealism, and influenced by Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso. From 1980 to 1990 he lived in Vienna and now he lives in Budapest. At a very young age, he was a Paris Opera stage designer.

Dates[edit]

  • 1946-1949 - stage designer of Paris Opera
  • 1952 - he returned to Budapest
  • From 1957 - member of the Studio for Young Artists (Fiatal Művészek Stúdiója )
  • 1988-2002 - lives and works in Vienna
  • Since 1994 - member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • 1997 - received a Merit Award of Hungary (Magyar Köztársasági Érdemrend)
  • 2002 - he returned to Budapest

Important exhibitions[edit]

  • 1970 Sammlung Dieter, Frankfurt
  • 1973 Collegium Hungaricum, Vienna
  • 1974 Botsom Gallery, London
  • 1976 Galerie Bernard, Paris
  • 1983 Mednyánszky Terem, Budapest
  • 1987 Miskolci Galéria
  • 1988 Galerie De Pélichy, Bruxelles
  • 1989 1991, 1992 Galerie Sanner, Darmstadt
  • 1989 ASL Galerie, Gent
  • 1993 Hotel Kempinsky, Budapest
  • 1995 Árkád Galéria, Budapest
  • 1997 Embassy of Hungarian Republic, Vienna
  • 2003 Vigadó Galéria, Budapest
  • 2004 Berlin
  • 2007 Hamilton Aulich Art Galéria, Budapest
  • 2007 Ernst Múzeum, Budapest

His artworks can be seen in the following museums[edit]

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