Curriculum vitae
1953-57
Studied at the Miklós Ybl School for Architectural Engineering in Budapest, Hungary
1958-60

First object-independent paintings and drawings with countable elements

1958-64
Studied at the Academy of Applied Arts in Budapest, Hungary
1960

First structural paintings and drawings with countable elements Studied Cubism, Fauvism and Icons for two weeks at the Museums in Saint Petersburg, Moscow and Sagorks (Sergiev-Possad)

1964

Emigrated to West-Germany

First sequential drawings

1965
First experiments with synthetic structures
1965-7 0
Attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart, Germany
1967

Introduction of reference systems

First mathematically programmed processes (sequential works)

Researches into space, time, speed and irreversibility

Wrote "Manifesto Transmutative Plasticity"

Introduced the "substratum" in his works and defined it as vehicles of information structure

1968

Systematization of primary processes and combinations

First transformations depending on plane, volume, lattice, light and positions

Started to create sets of methodically sequential models instead of separate pieces of works

Wrote "The Aesthetic Space"

1968-71
"Cohererzibilities"
1969
Wrote "About Transmutative Plasticity"
1969-70

Wrote "Electronic-cybernetic projects in two and thee dimensions with artificial senses"

1970

First non-Eucledian reference systems

First data-formats

1970-71

First focus on transformability and relativeizability of systems of reference

"Coordinations" (8 drawings)

1971

"Signal-Structures with Two Speeds" (programmed light-substrates, a film)

1972
Moved to Cologne
1973

Created the concept of synthetic programming in the "Functional Table of Synthesizability and Relativizability of Visual Structures"

"The Visual Relatability of a Circle with 4 Parameters, 72 Results and Generative Text"

First algorithms: Meta-Structures and Meta-Cubes

1974

"Didactic Space" in Städtische Kunstsammlungen, Ludwigshafen, Germany

1973-75
"Structural Analysis and Synthesis of a Square"
1974-75
"Structural Analysis of a Picture Pattern by Josef Albers with 2.025 Different Results"
1975

"Structural Analysis of a Painting (Arithmetical Composition, by Theo van Doesburg, 1930) with 1 + 5 Results"

Received a grant for painters from the City of Cologne

1973-76
The Generation of 18.144 Two-Dimensional Systems of Reference"
1976

First meta-works in algorithmic sequence: "56 Squares, 56 Cubes and Generative Text"

"3 Possible Transitions from the 'Telephone-Painting EM3' by Moholy-Nagy (1923) to the 4 th Pattern in the Formal Structure of 'Homage to the Square' by Josef Albers (1950) with 22 + 32 + 32 drawings"

1977

Received a grant from the Federal German Industrial Association, Cologne

Wrote "Visual, Transformational" in: Kat. documenta 6, Kassel

1977-78

"The Square, The Meta-Square"

1979

Table of sub-coordinates

First metric-additive chromemes and their general generative-degenerative scheme

First meta-squares with individual units

Data-construction drawings

Transitive meta-squares

First programs for the Teletext System in Bildschirmtext Magazin, Ulm, Germany

1982
3 sequences programmed for the Teletext System on Hungarian Television, Hungary
1984

Meta-Lines

"1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Meta-Lines in Positional Dependence"

1985

Imaginary endless columns

Meta-points

Awarded a grant of the Kunstfonds e.V., Bonn

1986
"Here is There ß a There is Here"
1992
Meta-squares in extreme positions
1995
"Cohererzibilities"
1997
of Painting at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts in Budapest, Hungary
2001
Doctor of Liberal Arts (summa cum laude), University of Science of Pécs, Hungary
2004

Mihály Munkácsy-Prize from Hungary

 

Works part time in Budapest, Hungary and part time in Cologne, Germany.