György Kornis

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György Kornis
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Born26 February 1927
Died27 March 2011(2011-03-27) (aged 84)
Hungary Budapest, Hungary
NationalityHungarian
EducationÉcole des Beaux-Arts
Known forPainting
MovementAbstract surrealism
AwardsMerit Award of Hungary

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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