Began his studies at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts in 1955. His Studio at the Academy was the scene of friendly get-togethers and intellectual workshops from 1958 on. In 1962 the collective thinking in Zugló, thus the name the "Zugló circle". The widening group continued regular self-training: collected, translated and argued through texts, and looked up the masters of the Hungarian avant-garde. He painted his first abstracts around 1956, which is when he came to know the Buddhust teachings and yoga. He wrote his theoretical and methodological treatise entitled Analysis of the elements of Painting in 1962. He met the philosopher Béla Hamvas, who had a powerful influence upon his art and perceptions in the beginning of the sixties. He made contact with Jean Bazin, whose lyrical, abstract style effected him in 1965 in Paris. He worked out his painting-yoga theory in 1966: it describes art, the relationship of reality and creation, the stations through which the ability to create is freed with the help of principles and terminology that belong to alchemy and yoga. He was guest lecturer in Nîmes in 1986. He is a teacher at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts since 1990.
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