Janusz Kapusta - Art

Janusz Kapusta, born in Zalesie, Poland, in 1951, graduated from the high school of Fine Arts in Poznan and from the Department of Architecture at the Warsaw Polytechnic. He studied the History of Philosophy at the Academy of Catholic Theology in Warsaw. Kapusta is an artist interested in Mathematics and Philosophy. His work ranges from small graphic forms, posters, magazine illustrations, graphic design, book illustrations, to set designs and painting. Since 1981 Kapusta has been living in New York and his works appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Nature and others. The artist`s works can be found in the collections of many museums and galleries around the world including: Museum of Modern Art in New York, Museum of Modern Art in Lodz, IBM Collection. He has had many individual exhibitions and participated in numerous group shows and. He is a is a recipient of many international awards. In 1985 Janusz Kapusta discovered a new geometrical shape - an eleven faced polyhedron, which he called the K-dron (www.k-dron.com) In the 1990`s he designed sets for big opera productions in many European countries. Janusz Kapusta is the author of three books: Almost Everybody (1985) published by William Morrow in New York, Janusz Kapusta w New York Times (1995) published by WAiF in Warsaw, (book was recognized as the most beautiful art album published in Poland in that year) and K-dron. Opatentowana nieskonczonosc (K-dron. Patented Infinity) (1995) published by WSiP in Warsaw. In 1999, the exhibitions entirely devoted to K-Dron opened at the Museum of Modern Art in Lodz, Poland. At the same time the Actor and Puppet Theater in Katowice, Poland staged a play called Planet K-Dron, the Mystery of Interrupted Journey Kapusta being the author, set designer and director. In 2000, the artist discovered new, earlier unknown principles of the golden proportion and presented them at a mathematical conferences in American Universities. His articles have appeared in math periodicals in the United States and Japan. In November 2010 at Academy of Fine Art in Warsaw he received a doctorate in Fine Art. He is also a president and founder of K-Dron Universe, Inc.

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