Gyula Pap was a painter and important member of the Bauhaus movement in 20th century art.
Hungarian artists were prominent in the Bauhaus, a school of art and architecture founded by Walter Gropius in 1919. Bauhaus style is characterized by severe geometric design.
Pap, born in 1899 in Oro Shaza, studied at art colleges in Vienna and Budapest, joining the Bauhaus soon after its founding. From 1926 till 1933 he taught in Berlin and exhibited his expressionist portraits and constructionist still-lifes in Vienna, Berlin, Amsterdam and Utrecht before returning to Budapest. He taught at the Budapest College of Art from 1949 till 1962.Read more