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 Bortnyik Sandor

 

 

Bortnyik Sandor      

Sándor Bortnyik (July 3, 1893 December 31, 1976) was a Hungarian painter and graphic designer. His work was greatly influenced by Cubism, Expressionism and Constructivism. He moved to Weimar in 1922 and was connected to the Bauhaus. When he moved back to Hungary he founded an art school (Workshop) in Budapest, where he followed Bauhaus principles.

Bortnyik is well known for his commercial posters. During his long career he worked for many Hungarian and international clients. The most famous works are the advertising images for Modiano cigarette firm. He was also the director of Hungarian Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (19491956).
 


The New Eve, 1924

 

 


Red Engine, 1918

 

 


The Painter
1932
Oil on cardboard, 68 x 49 cm
Deák Collection, Municipal Gallery, Székesfehérvár

 

 


The New Adam
1924

 

 


The Twentieth Century
1927

 

 


Lamp Lighter
1921

 

 


Green Donkey
1924

 

 


Architect Forbat and his Wife
1924
Oil on cardboard, 45 x 58 cm
Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest

 

 


Blue-Red Composition
1919

 

 


Kabare

 

 


Motorrider
1928

 

 


Composition with Paraffine Lamp, Vase and Book

 

 


Dr. Josef  Polak

 

 


Pages from the MA Album

1921

 
 

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