István Orosz, Hungary

AGI member since 2003

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Istvan Orosz (1951) Hungarian printmaker, illustrator, poster designer, and animated film maker. He was trained as a graphic designer at the University of Arts and Design in Budapest. He is professor at the West Hungarian University, co-founder of Hungarian Poster Association, member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale and the Hungarian Academy of Arts.

Utisz (pronounced: Outis, means ‘Nobody’), his pseudonym is used since 1984, it was also Odyssey’s feigned name in the well-known affair with the Cyclops that ended in the blinding of the monster’s only eye. According to Orosz’s symbolic and ironic name, his art is a kind of attack on the eye.

There are things I can imagine and I can draw. There are things I can imagine but I cannot draw. But, could I draw something that I cannot imagine? That interests me greatly.

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    István Orosz, Hungary (2003)

    Istvan Orosz (1951) Hungarian printmaker, illustrator, poster designer, and animated film maker. He was trained as a graphic designer at the University of Arts and Design in Budapest. He is professor...

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    István Orosz, Hungary (2003)

      Istvan Orosz (1951) Hungarian printmaker, illustrator, poster designer, and animated film maker. He was trained as a graphic designer at the University of Arts and Design in Budapest. He is professor at the West Hungarian University, co-founder of Hungarian Poster Association, member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale and the Hungarian Academy of Arts.

      Utisz (pronounced: Outis, means ‘Nobody’), his pseudonym is used since 1984, it was also Odyssey’s feigned name in the well-known affair with the Cyclops that ended in the blinding of the monster’s only eye. According to Orosz’s symbolic and ironic name, his art is a kind of attack on the eye.

      There are things I can imagine and I can draw. There are things I can imagine but I cannot draw. But, could I draw something that I cannot imagine? That interests me greatly.