Korda, Vince Pusztatúrpásztó, 1897 - 1979, London
From 1913 on he studied scenery painting under Jenő Kéméndy, was a pupil of the School of Applied Arts from 1914 to 1915, while being taught by József Rippl-Rónai, Béla Iványi Grünwald and Károly Kernstok. From 1918 to 1920 he was a pupil of István Réti, then continued his studies in Vienna. He went on a study trip in Italy in 1920-1921, worked at the artists colony of Kecskemét in 1919 and at the artists colony of Nagybánya between 1922 and 1924. In 1925 he moved to Paris and finally settled down in London in 1931 and worked with his brother, the world-famous Alexander, as set and costume designer. He was awarded an Oscar for the set of the Thief of Bagdad in 1940.
Bibliography: TELEPY, Katalin: Korda Vince. Egy művészi életút a szépség igézetében, Budapest, DNM, 2000.
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