Forma, Vol. 15 (No. 2), pp. 181-186, 2000

Role of Katachi in Development of Abstract Design

Sz. Bérczi1, S. Kabai2 and T. Pataki1

1Eötvös University, Faculty of Science, H-1117 Budapest, Pázmány P.s. 1/a, Hungary
2UNICONSTANT, H-4150 Püspökladány, Honvéd u. 3, Hungary

(Received November 19, 1999; Accepted January 31, 2000)

Keywords: Natural Forms and Patterns, Increasing Abstraction, Reptiles in Eurasian Arts, Serpent-Zodiac in Architecture, Modern Design

Abstract. In our exhibition we follow a constructional sequence from natural forms, mainly from animal patterns and motions, through their folk art and architectural representations, till some modern abstract art design works. In this gradually increasing abstraction sequence of forms and patterns the essential meaning of KATACHI, the deciphering of the temporal invariance of structure is also reflected.

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