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  • ICAA Record ID
    732154
    TITLE
    Ortogonalismo y nuevas relaciones en la composición / Gyula Kosice
    IN
    Arte Madí Universal (Buenos Aires, Argentina). -- No 7-8 (Jun. 1954)
    DESCRIPTION
    p. 33-35 : ill.
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Journal article – Artists’ Statement
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    Kosice, Gyula. "Ortogonalismo y nuevas relaciones en la composición." Arte Madí Universal (Buenos Aires), no. 7-8 (June 1954): 33-35.
Synopsis

The article proposes the incorporation of new architectural vocabulary into urban planning and composition. In another section it calls for a design revision of housing from a mobile and spatial point of view, while criticizing all symbolism derived from the straight line because it constrains invention. The proposal is to establish new relations in composition that analyze internal rhythms with regard to the periphery.

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Synopsis

Neste artigo, Gyula Kosice equaciona a incorporação de um novo vocabulário arquitetônico para o traçado e o planejamento das cidades. Ele convida o leitor a fazer uma revisão habitacional do ponto de vista móvel e espacial, criticando qualquer simbolismo advindo da linha reta, pois esta, em sua opinião, freia a invenção. Na sua proposta há o estabelecimento de novas relações na composição, com a intenção de objetivar os ritmos internos visando a periferia.

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Annotations

The magazine Arte Madí Universal [Universal Madí Art] was published from 1947 to June 1954. Gyula Kosice served as editor, while its collaborators included: Rhod Rothfuss, Diyi Laañ, H.-J. Koellreutter, Masami Kuni, Valdo Wellington, Alberto Sartorio, Alberto Hidalgo, M. G. de la Fuente, among others. The first issue published the Manifeisto de la Escuela [the School Manifesto].

Gyula Kosice (né Fernando Fallik) (1924–2016) was born in Kosice (currently Slovakia). He developed his art in Argentina, where he spent his working life. He was co-editor of Arturo magazine and was also a member of the Madí Group. Kosice incorporated into his work the use of new materials such as Plexiglas, glass, and neon gas tubes. He was also interested in kinetic art and incorporated the use of water to motion.

This document was selected because it testifies to Madí art group’s proposal with regard to the treatment of architectural space. By the same token, this document foreshadows Kosice’s proposal for the Ciudad Hidroespacial [Hydrospatial City], realized in 1972.

Researcher
Cristina Rossi
Team
Fundación Espigas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Credit
Courtesy of Gyula Kosice, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location
Biblioteca Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.