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GYULA KOSICE

Gyula Kosice was born in 1924. Argentine writer, plastic, theoretician and poet, he is one of the precursors of art of the kinetic and luminance vanguard. He studied drawing and modeling at free academies.
Co-founder of the "Arturo" magazine, in 1944.
Röyi, his first articulated and movable sculpture in 1944.
Co-founder of "Arte Concreto Invención" (Concrete Art Invention), 1945.
Founder of the Movement of Madí Art, 1946.
Author of the
Madí Manifest, 1946.
Edition of eight numbers of the magazine "Arte Madí Universal" (Universal Madí Art).
Creation of luminance structures, 1946, with
neon gas used for the first time in the world-wide plane.
Exhibition of Madí Art, representing Argentina in Salón des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris, 1948.
Creator of
the hydraulic sculpture, he uses the water like essential element of his works, 1949.
For the first time, use of the water, in the international plane.
He hels the Retrospective Exhibition "A Hundred Works of Kosice, a Forerunner" at the Di Tella Institute (1968) and the
Retrospective Exhibition in the National Museum of Fine Arts (1991) in Buenos Aires.
He has published 14 books on essays and poetry.
He made 30 personal exhibitions and more than 600 group exhibitions.
He was distinguished "Caballero de las Artes y las Letras" (Lord of the Arts and Literature) by the government of France, and named Honorary Citizen of the City of Buenos Aires.
Father of
the Hidrospatial City already announced in the "Arturo" magazine ("Man is not to end his days on Earth").
He has made monumental sculptures, hidrospatial routes, hydromurals. etc.
His
works appear in Museums and private collections of Argentina, Latin America, the United States, Europe and Asia.

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