Language of Vision [Gyorgy Kepes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Noted painter, designer, theoretician analyzes the effect of visual. György Kepes [ˈɟøɾɟ ˈkɛpɛʃ] (October 4, – December 29, ) was a In , he published Language of Vision, an influential book about design. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year.

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György Kepes

Uploaded by nztrecker on March 26, Widely used for many years as a college textbook it had thirteen printings, in four languagesit began by acknowledging Kepes’ indebtedness to the Berlin-based Gestalt psychologists, and by asserting that “Visual communication is universal and international; it knows no limits of tongue, vocabulary, or grammar, and it can be perceived by the illiterate as well as by the literate…[The visual arts, as] the optimum forms of the language of vision, are, therefore, an invaluable educational medium” p.

In his lifetime, Kepes produced other books of lasting importance, among them Graphic Forms: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Topics Artvisual languagephotographyphotogramPaintingsDrawings. By chance, he saw her on the street, introduced himself, and soon the two began to date.

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In he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member languags became a full Academician in Wikiquote has quotations related to: In part, the book was important because it predated three other influential texts on the same subject: Each volume contained more than pages of essays by some of the most prominent artists, designers, architects and scientists of the time. Around this time, he designed the dust jacket for Gestalt psychologist Rudolf Arnheim ‘s famous book, Film als Kunst Film as Artone of the first published books on kepds theory.


Be the first one to write a review. He alluded to this experience in Language of Visionwhen he talked about natural camouflage: After emigrating to the U. It aims to furnish direction, discipline and a thinking attitude attuned to the present.

Language of vision

There is a great variety of subject matter, techniques and media. It inquires deeply into the laws of visual organization and evaluates in contemporary terms the various representation devices conceived by artists of all ages such as—size, vertical location, overlapping, transparency, perspective, interpenetration, light and color, movement, etc.

It deals with present-day problems of visual expression from a realistic and human point of view, and endeavors to escape from the narrow confines of the laboratory, preserving the languzge possible contact with our experiences of every day life. Inhe settled in Berlinwhere he worked as a publication, exhibition and stage designer. The New York Times.

The richness of the volumes is reflected in their titles: Inhe published Language of Visionan influential book about design and design education. He was also a prolific painter and photographer, and his work is in major collections.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. Kepes gave up painting temporarily and turned instead to filmmaking. This ebook was compiled in Vislonnearly 75 years after its first publishing. The Friends of Mt.


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InKepes had been one of a number of people Moholy was another who were asked by the U. Army to offer advice on military and civilian urban camouflagein the course of which he viewed Chicago from the air. His own art having moved toward abstract painting, he developed a parallel interest in new scientific imagery, in part because it too had grown increasing “abstract. While teaching at the Institute of Design or New Bauhaus from toKepes enlarged and refined his ideas about design theory, form in relation to function, and his own term the “education of vision.

The following year, when Moholy agreed to become the director of a new art school in Chicago which Moholy dubbed the New BauhausKepes was invited to join the faculty and to head a curricular area in Light and Color. Retrieved from ” https: This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.