Language of Vision [Gyorgy Kepes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Noted painter, designer, theoretician analyzes the effect of visual. Noted painter, designer, theoretician analyzes the effect of visual language on the structure of human consciousness, in particular how the elements of line and . LibraryThing Review. User Review – j-b-colson – LibraryThing. This is one of the fundamental works of modern design theory, emanating from the Bauhaus.

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There he taught graphic artists such as Saul Bass.

Language Of Vision Gyorgy Kepes

From Languuage, the free encyclopedia. Kepes and his wife Juliet Appleby Kepes are memorialized at Mt. The Friends of Mt. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.

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InKepes had been one of a number of people Moholy was another who were asked by the U. Book design and typography by the author.

In part, the book was important because it predated three other influential texts on the same subject: After emigrating to the U. It aims to furnish direction, discipline and a thinking attitude attuned to the present.

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György Kepes

Black cloth decorated in silver. When, inMoholy relocated his design studio to LondonKepes joined him there as well.

In his lifetime, Kepes produced other books of lasting importance, among them Graphic Forms: Wikiquote has quotations related to: Inhe published Language of Vision, an influential book about design and design education. Jacket with mild edgewear, including a chipped spine crown with adjacent chip lannguage rear panel.


A fine copy in a very good dust jacket. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

His theories on visual perception and, particularly, his personal mentorship, had a profound influence on young MIT architecture, planning, and visual art students. Please download files in this item to interact with them on your computer. 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.

He alluded to this experience in Language of Vision, when he talked about natural camouflage: In his lifetime, Kepes produced other books of lasting importance, among them Graphic Forms: Kepes asked Juliet to join him. Army to offer advice on military and civilian urban camouflage, in the course of which he viewed Chicago from the air. 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.

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It makes an extensive analysis of the structure and function of the graphic image labguage painting photography and advertising design. In the same period, he was also influenced by the socialist avant-garde poet and painter Lajos Kassakand began to vlsion for means by which he could contribute to the alleviation of social injustice, especially as he later recalled “the inhumane conditions of the Hungarian peasantry.

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Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! This item does not appear to have any files that can languaage experienced on Archive. Step by step, Kepes follows the liberation of the plastic elements: Kepes was born in SelypHungary. From to he worked off and on with Moholy-Nagy and through him, first in Berlin and then in London, met Walter Gropius and the science writer J. While teaching at the Institute of Design or New Bauhaus from toKepes enlarged and refined his ideas about design langkage, form in relation to function, and his own term the “education of vision.

The markers are of wood and stone, respectively, and are tall and rectangular in proportion.

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 oepes theory. 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.