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Gabor Peterdi

 (1915 - 2001)
Gabor F. Peterdi was active/lived in Connecticut, New York.  Gabor Peterdi is known for non-ob graphics, modernist-leaning landscape painting, teaching.

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Gabor Peterdi


A painter, print maker and teacher, Gabor Peterdi is best known for his intaglio prints and engravings although he worked in a variety of media and themes.  He made his first color print, Sign of the Lobster, in 1947.  One of his early themes was focused on destruction and appeared in his Black Bull series of 1939, which was tied to Surrealism.  Expressing his thoughts on this, he said: "All miracles of nature and behind it all the lingering terror of the atomic age---I want to paint all this and say 'A man was here.' " (Baigell 273).  Other subjects related to elemental forces of the universe.

He was born in Pestujhely, Hungary and studied at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, the Aca  ...  Displaying 750 of 5436 characters.



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About  Gabor Peterdi

Born:  1915 - Pestujhely, Hungary
Died:   2001 - Stamford, Connecticut
Known for:  non-ob graphics, modernist-leaning landscape painting, teaching