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Kosice, Gyula, 1924-2016


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    • us: Kosice, G. (Gyula), 1924-2016
    • us: Fallik, Fernando, 1924-2016
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    • Kósice, Gyula
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    • found: His Golsé-se ... 1952.
    • found: His Arte y arq. del agua, c1974: t.p. (Gyula Kosice) p. 5 (G. Kosice)
    • found: Gyula Kosice, 2012: CIP t.p. (Gyula Kosice) galley (Ferdinand Falk b. 1924 in Hungary; registered in the Buenos Aires customs office as Fernando Fallik, a name he will keep until the age of twenty, when he adopts Gyula Kosice after his birthplace, the city of Kosice, in present-day Slovakia)
    • found: Wikipedia, August 11, 2017 (Gyula Kosice; April 26, 1924-May 25, 2016; died in Buenos Aires) {https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyula_Kosice}
    • found: Haus der Kunst website, May 11, 2018: (Gyula Kosice; vanguard of kinetic and luminal art; his family moved to Argentina when he was age four; although he studied art at the Academias Libres (Free Schools), he considered himself mostly self-taught; co-founded the magazine Arturo (1944), took part in the first Arte Concreto Invención (Concrete Art Invention) exhibition (1945), and initiated the avant-garde Madí movement in 1946, writing the Madí manifesto and editing eight issues of its journal, Arte Madí Universal (Universal Madi Art); in 1944 Kosice created Röyi (Roy), his first abstract wood sculpture with flexible joints, followed by other articulated metal sculptures (Escultura articulada [Articulated Sculpture], 1946; Metro, 1950), whose form could be manipulated by spectators; pioneered the use of Plexiglas and neon for his Estructuras lumínicasi series from 1946 onward and was the first to introduce water as key element in his Hydrosculptures, which he began in 1948; during the later 1960s Kosice's utopian project Ciudad hidroespacial (Hydrospatial City) presented models for town-planning for space; created monumental sculptures, including Victoria (1988) for the Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea, and Monument to Democracy (2000) in Buenos Aires; born 1924 in Košice, Czechoslovakia; died 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) {http://postwar.hausderkunst.de/en/artworks-artists/artworks/estructura-luminica-madi-6-luminescent-madi-structure-no-6}
    • found: Museo Kosice website, May 11, 2018: (Gyula Kosice; born 1924; died 2016) {https://kosice.com.ar/el-artista/sintesis-biografica/}
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    • 1983-03-16: new
    • 2018-05-11: revised
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