(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.
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,
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