Maurer Dóra

Person Type:
person
Life Span:
1937 –
Country of Birth:
Hungary
Biography:
Born in Budapest. She studied graphics and painting at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts (1955-1961). She received a scholarship to Vienna in 1967 and till 1996 has been living in Vienna and Budapest, since 1996 only in Budapest. She is a member of Béla Balázs Studio (1973) and starting from the same year she directed several experimental films ('Learned Spontaneaus Movements', 1973; 'Relative Swingings', 1973; 'Timing', 1973/80; 'Proportions', 1979; 'Triolets', 1980/81; 'Kalah', 1980). She teaches art at several free schools and courses since 1975 (Collage for Applied Arts. Budapest, 'Creativity and Visuality', Ganz_Mávag, Budapest). She became a lecturer at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts (1987) and was a Professor there between 1990 and 2007, currently she is Professor Emeritus there. She received Munkácsy Award (1995) and Kossuth Award (2003). She made a lot of photogram experiments and she published the book: 'Fényelvtan [Light-syntax]. On the photogram' (2001). In December 2008 the Ludwig Museum (Budapest) presented: 'Dóra Maurer - Concise Ouvre', her life-work exhibition. She is a member of Open Structures Art Society (http://www.osas.hu). Her artworks are in public several collections: Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest; Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest; Ludwig Museum / Museum of Contemporary Art. Budapest; Grafische Sammlungen, Albertina, Vienna; Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin; Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; The Tate Gallery, London. (2011)
Creator
 
STILL TITLE TYPE CREATION DATE
still Antizoetrope - draft experimental film
1977
still Bird- (and Picture-) History installation art,
painting,
photography
1998
still Cannot See the End... video art
1995 - 1996
still Civil MacBeth (Etüd 1. Emlékezés) experimental film
1977
still Complementer ad infinitum painting
2002
still Hand-Made Fractal painting
1988 - 1995
still Identifications (draft) video art
1987-03-09
still Image - and Sound - Relations video art
1992
still Inter - Images experimental film
1989 - 1990
still Kalah experimental film
1980
still Learned Spontaneaus Movements 1 - 4 experimental film
1973
still Looking for Dózsa experimental film
1972 - 1973
still Painting the Space, Project Buchberg experimental film
1982 - 1983
still Proportions experimental film
1979
still Relative Swingings experimental film
1973
still Seven Trials experimental film
1981-11-23 - 1982
still Timing experimental film
1973 - 1980
still Triolets - 18 Variations for 3 Objectives and a Singer experimental film
1980 - 1981
still Triolets - the First Version experimental film
1975
Lecturer
 
STILL TITLE TYPE CREATION DATE
still Conceptual Art in Hungary discussion,
presentation
1997-09-19
Workshop Leader
 
STILL TITLE TYPE CREATION DATE
still Audiovisual Exercises video art,
workshop
1990-01-29 - 1991-05
still Audiovisual Exercises 4. video art
1990-01-29 - 1990-02-02
still Audiovisual Exercises 5. video art
1990-09 - 1990-12
still Audiovisual Exercises 6. video art
1991-02 - 1991-05
still Visual Experiments 1. video art
1988-09
still Visual Experiments 2. video art
1989-02
still Visual Experiments 3. video art
1989-09-18 - 1989-09-22
still Visual Experiments 4. documentation,
workshop
1991
Author
 
STILL TITLE TYPE CREATION DATE
still Intermedia book
1993