George Peck
A New York based artist. Born in Budapest, Hungary. He has been living in the United States
since 1957, based both in New York and in Buskirk,NY. His works in painting, as well as his
installations, have been ongoing investigations in light, color and materials. Peck is also
compelled to respond to sociopolitical environments.

EDUCATION

1964 - 1964
City College of New York.

1964 - 1966.
Yale University

1966 - 1967
Hunter College

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1995
Visiting Professor, Hungarian University of Fine Arts

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 DREAMSTATE
Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

2009. Ladies and Gentlemen…
Little Synagogue Gallery, Eger, Hungary

2005. Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary

2003. Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY

2002. Layered Time Layered
Paint,
(Selected Paintings Spanning Thirteen Years),
Kiscelli Museum, Budapest, Hungary

2000. Varfok Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
The Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary

1999. Kate Ganz Gallery USA, Ltd, New York, NY
Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY

1998. Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY.

1997. Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary.

1996. Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY.

1995. Kunsthalle (Mücsarnok), Budapest, Hungary.
Törökfürdõ (Turkish Bath), Budapest, Hungary.
Fine Arts Museum, Budapest, Hungary.

1994. America Haus, Frankfurt, Germany.

1990. Image Gallery, Stockbridge, Mass.

1985. Bette Stoler Gallery, New York, NY.

1983. Bette Stoler Gallery, New York, NY.

1980. Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

1979. Susan Caldwell, Inc., New York, NY.

1977. Susan Caldwell, Inc., New York, NY.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016. GAMEclip, MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts,

2016 LIGHT YEAR 13: THE BODY PREVAILS, Brooklyn, NY

2010. Dash Gallery, New York, NY

2010. Mediating the Message, La Maison Francaise, Columbia University, NY, NY

2009. Mélyvíz, Applied Arts Museum, Budapest, Hungary

2008. Random Utterness, Hungarian Cultural Center, New York, NY

2007. The Black Madonna, Birminham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham, AL

2003. Hunter College / Times Square Gallery,

Seeing Red, Part II: Contemporary Nonobjective Painting, New York, NY

2002. Color - A Mind Of It's Own,Kunsthalle (Mücsarnok), Budapest, Hungary

2001. Monochrome/ Monochrome?, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY.

2000. Directions, Janos Gat Gallery, New York, NY.

1999. Acrylic/Plastic, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY.

1997. Variations of Structure, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY.

1997. After The Fall, Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NY.

1996. Current Geometries in Abstraction, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY.

1996. Sight Uncertain, Trans Hudson Gallery, Jersey City, NJ.

1994. Moveable Feast of American Art, American Embassy, Bonn, Germany.

1993. Selections 93, Art Gallery at Hunter College, New York, NY.

1992. Abstraction and Reality, Montgomery Center, Jersey City, NJ.
American Abstract Artists Persistence of Abstraction, Traveling
Exhibition, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS.

1989. American Abstract Artists, 55 Mercer Street, New York, NY.

1983. Content in Abstraction: The Uses of Nature, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA.

1980. Drawings, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY.
In The Realm of The Monochromatic, Susan Caldwell, Inc., New York, NY.

1979. Gallery Group Exhibition, Susan Caldwell, Inc., New York, NY.

1976. Artists Invite Artists, Susan Caldwell, Inc., New York, NY.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2008. Baker, R.C."The Abstract Desert – Random Utterness." The Village Voice.

2005. Agnes Berecz PhD. "Review: Moving Images." Art Magazine, March-April 2005. p.4546

2003. Fyfe, Joe. Review, "The Escapist" – In Color
www.Artcritical.com, September 2003

2002. Fehr, Michael. "Everybody is Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue." Color - A Life of its Own. Kunsthalle Műcsarnok, Budapest. p. 38-43.

2000. Edit Andras PhD. "His Genes." Elet Es Irodalom, 50th Issue.

2000. Goodman, Jonathon. "George Peck Works On Paper 19931999." Art on Paper, Volume 4, p.7677

2000. Edit, Andras. "Festészet a válaszúton. George peck kiállításai a Kate Ganz és a Trans Hudson Galleryben." Kötéltánc: Tanulmányok az ezredvég amerikai képzőművészetéről. p. 102-109.

2000. Edit, Andras. "A festmény génjei. George Peck kiállítása az XO Galériában." Kötéltánc: Tanulmányok az ezredvég amerikai képzőművészetéről. p. 166-168.

1999. Koplos, Janet. "Dematerializing the Canvas." Art In America. p.134 137.

1997. Goodman, Jonathan. "Review." Art In America. p. 93.

1995. Sturcz, János. PhD. George Peck: Composite Pictures. Budapest: Kunsthalle Műcsarnok, 1995.

1987. Wei, Lilly. "Talking Abstract." Art In America. July 1987. p. 80 97.

1985. Rayner, Vivien. "Review." The New York Times. 8 February 1985: p.C32.

 

FILMS AND VIDEOS

2002. Layered Time Layered
Paint. Film by Gyorgy Beck. 12 minutes, 12 seconds,

2002. George Peck. Interview: Duna TV. 3 minutes, am and pm.
Budapest, Hungary, September 29, 2002.

1997. "MüTeremTés"(
Art Magazine). George Peck; Master Class.
Interview by Katalin T. Nagy. Danube T.V., Budapest, Hungary
19 December 1997.

1995. Making of a painting, George Peck 1995. Dir. Istvan Javor.
Fekete Doboz (Black Box), Budapest, Hungary. 1995.

1994. George Peck at Trans Hudson Gallery. Dir. Sherry Daniels. 1994.
PUBLICATIONS BY THE ARTIST

1987. Peck, George, et al. "Talking Abstract"
Art In America July 1987: p. 80 97.

1982. Wei, Lilly, and George Peck. "Luibov Popova: Interpretations of Space."
Art In America, (Vol. 70, no. 9) October 1982: p.94 104.

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Best Products; Richmond, Virginia.
Brooklyn Museum of Art; Brooklyn, New York.
Budapest Museum of Fine Arts; Budapest, Hungary.
Cincinnati Central Trust; Cincinnati, Ohio.
Kiscelli Museum, Municipal art collection, Budapest Hungary
Grey Art Gallery, New York University; New York, NY.
High Museum of Art; Atlanta, Georgia.
Karl Ernst OsthausMuseum
der Stadt Hagen, Germany
Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York, NY.
Moderna Museet; Stockholm, Sweden.
Museum of Applied Arts; Budapest, Hungary.