Conceptual Art from the 1970/80s
Perneczky is a protagonist of the Hungarian conceptual art, his early conceptual works and also his publications had a catalyst role on the Hungarian neo-avantgarde tendencies. Since 1970 Géza Perneczky lives and works in Cologne and was an important mediator between the Hungarian/Eastern European and the international art scene. On the international scene he became known as one of the founder of the post-fluxus mail art movement, which also defined the character of his conceptual works.
Géza Perneczky’s works can be found in collections such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), The Museum of Modern Art (New York), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge), Centre Pompidou (Paris) and Ludwig Museum (Budapest), etc.
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Group of ARTWORKS
The Five Books are the starting point and “blueprint” of the artist’s conceptual practice. In terms of both form and content the Five Books anticipate much of what Perneczky will create in Cologne in the coming years.
Géza Perneczky's best know group of work from the early 70s. Almost all photographic works are realized as series as it was typical for the Hungarian neo-avantgard.
Just recently the 16mm and 8mm films of Perneczky were rediscovered and now part of the ongoing research.
Rubber Stamp Art
Géza Perneczky's Rubber Stamp Art are series of artists' books and graphics influenced by Mail Art, the movement where Perneczky play a major role internationally.
Also know as "The Story of the Colorful Ribbons", Perneczky created these mixed media object as "silent music pieces", since they are based on compositions and mathematics as well.