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art critic

Thomas Strauss, Hungarian art critic. Member of International Association Education Through Arts, International Association Art Critics, Association Visual Artists Slovakia (presidium member 1966-1970).

Background

Strauss, Thomas was born on April 4, 1931 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Eugen and Aranka Fulop (Galy) Strauss.

Education

C.Sc., Charles University, Prague, 1961. Habil, Charles University, Prague, 1966.

Career

Assistant lecturer aesthetics and theory arts Comenius University Bratislava (Czechoslovakia), since 1954, assistant professor, since 1966. Director Institute Aesthetics, 1966—1970. Assistant curator Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, 1973—1978.

Vice director Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany, 1980—1982, East European Institute Culture, Cologne, since 1986.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Artistic Thinking, 1962, A. Jasusch and the Birth of the East Slovakian Avanguarde, 1965, Art Now, 1968, Op-Art, 1969, Neoplasticism, 1970, L. Kassak, The Hungarian Contribution to Constructivism, 1975, Allegro barbaro. B. Bartók and the Visual Arts, 1981, Bonjour, Monsieur Kolar, 1984, The Strange Russian Painters, 1986. Co-editor: Estetika journal, 1964-1971.

Membership

Member of International Association Education Through Arts, International Association Art Critics, Association Visual Artists Slovakia (presidium member 1966-1970).

Connections

1 child Igor.

father:
Eugen Strauss

mother:
Aranka Fulop (Galy) Strauss

child:
Igor Strauss