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German, 20th century, male.
Born 21 June 1876, in Stuttgart; died 15 January 1955, in Bavaria.
Architect, photomontage artist, collage artist, writer.
Johannes Baader, who was active as an artist for three years, from 1918 to 1921, was a former architect who had created the plans for the famous Hagenbeck Zoo in Stellingen. After the age of 40, he became a follower and champion of the Dada movement in Berlin, calling himself ...
German collagist, draughtsman, writer and publisher. Although he came from an upper middle-class family, after serving as a volunteer in World War I he became a pacifist and a supporter of democratic socialism on Soviet lines. In 1918 he began a political career as a committee member of the mid-Rhine district of the Independent Social-Democratic Party, a Marxist party that had split from the Social-Democratic Party of Germany. The short-lived journal he edited, ...
Dutch, 20th century, male.
Born 30 August 1883, in Utrecht, to a German father; died 7 March 1931, in Davos, Switzerland.
Groups: Sphinx, De Stijl, Dada, Art Concret.
Theo van Doesburg was destined first of all for a theatrical career, writing poetry, stories and plays, and then beginning as an essayist and getting articles published. He probably began painting about ...
Dutch painter, architect, designer and writer. He was officially registered as the son of Wilhelm Küpper and Henrietta Catharina Margadant, but he was so convinced that his mother’s second husband, Theodorus Doesburg, was his father that he took his name. Little is known of his early life, but he began painting naturalistic subjects ...
Romanian, 20th century, male.
Active in Switzerland from 1915 toc.1922, active then naturalised in Israel from 1942.
Born 24 May 1895, in Bucharest, born Marcel Iancu; died 21 April 1984, in Tel Aviv.
Painter, sculptor, engraver, illustrator, architect.
Zurich Dadaist, Artistes Radicaux, Das Neue Leben, New Horizons...
Romanian painter, printmaker, architect and writer. He was a pupil of the painter Iosif Iser and from 1915 studied architecture in Zurich. With Tristan Tzara, Hans Arp, Richard Huelsenbeck and Hugo Ball, Janco participated in the Dada performances of the Cabaret Voltaire (see
Russian draughtsman, architect, printmaker, painter, illustrator, designer, photographer, teacher, and theorist.
After attending school in Smolensk, he enrolled in 1909 at the Technische Hochschule, Darmstadt, to study architecture and engineering. He also travelled extensively in Europe, however, and he made a tour of Italy to study art and architecture. He frequently made drawings of the architectural monuments he encountered on his travels. These early graphic works were executed in a restrained, decorative style reminiscent of Russian Art Nouveau book illustration. His drawings of Vitebsk and Smolensk (...
Italian, 20th century, male.
Born 1934, in Naples or in Bari (Apulia).
Vettore Pisani studied architecture, and during the course of his artistic career has shown his work at numerous public exhibitions, including the following: 1971, São Paulo Biennale; 1971, Biennale de Paris; ...
Wilford W. Scott
American painter and photographer. After training as an architect at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (A.B., 1903), he studied painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, also in Philadelphia, from 1903 to 1906 under William Merritt Chase, with whom he travelled to Europe. From ...
Amelia Pavel and Peter Blundell Jones
Family of artists. (1) Arthur Segal was born in Romania but worked mainly in Germany and Switzerland, where he was a prominent member of the Dadaist movement. His son (2) Walter Segal was a colourful and much-loved figure in British architecture, notable not only for his Central European Modernist background but also for his penetrating criticism of social and technical issues and the remarkably economical self-assembly housing system he developed in his later years....
Peter Blundell Jones
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