Grazia Varisco

Year of birth, place
1937, Milan, Italy
Role at the ZKM
Artist of the Collection
Group
Biography
Victor Vasarely (Vásárhelyi Győző) studied medicine at the University of Budapest (1925–1927), painting at the Podolini-Volkmann Academy in Budapest (1927), and at the Mühely, an art school comparable to the Bauhaus, Budapest (1928/1929). 1930 moved to Paris where he worked as a graphic designer until 1944. 1955 initiated the exhibition »Le Mouvement« at the Galerie Denise René, Paris.
Exhib.: 1955, »Le Mouvement«, Galerie Denise René, Paris. 1955, documenta 1, Kassel. 1959, documenta 2, Kassel. 1960, »Konkrete Kunst. 50 Jahre Entwicklung«, Helmhaus, Zurich. 1965, »The Responsive Eye«, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Lit.: V. V., »Farbwelt = Folklore planétaire = Planetary folklore«, Munich, 1973.

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