AndröL KertöLsz (Keresz, Andre)( Hungarian and an American photographer.)
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Biography AndröL KertöLsz (Keresz, Andre)
Born July 2, 1894 in Budapest. Photography started in 1912. During the First World War he served in the Austro-Hungarian army. In 1925-1935 he lived and worked in Paris. In 1936 he moved to America in 1944 became an American citizen. In 1985 at the Museum 'Metropolitan' was a retrospective exhibition of his works, published a book KertöLsz eyes KertöLsz.
KertöLsz is known as the founder of surrealism in photography: his work in this direction surprising unusual angles or opposition (eg, an insect on the page of the book, filmed in close-up). In the work of KertöLsz reflected the lessons of Cubism, while his photographs have an extraordinary beauty of the forms. Scenes photos KertöLsz became the angle of view and perspective, elusive moments and chiaroscuro, patterns of light spots and changing the scale of things, embracing couples, or talk with friends. Among his best works - pictures of Hungarian soldiers during World War I, surrealistic distortion of the naked female body and geometrically 'pure' sketch of the tube and points abstract artist Mondrian. KertöLsz called Columbus 20 in pictures. for a variety of directions in the study of the possibilities of this art form and the profound impact it has had on the work of a great photographers.
KertöLsz died in New York on 27 September 1985.