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GERZSO, Gunther (1915 - 2000), Painter, decorative designer, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GERZSO, Gunther (1915 - 2000), Painter, decorative designer, illustrator

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Mexican, 20th century, male.

Born 1915, in Mexico City; died 21 April 2000, in Mexico City.

Painter, decorative designer, illustrator.

Gunther Gerzso's family settled in Mexico from Eastern Europe. He moved to Lugano in 1922, where he came into contact with an avant-garde artistic milieu that foreshadowed Surrealism. Gerzso received his training in Switzerland and the USA. For many years he worked as a theatre

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