The Artist Birthday Series

Oskar Schlemmer

Oskar Schlemmer: painter, sculptor, designer, choreographer Oskar Schlemmer (4 September 1888 – 13 April 1943) was a German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer associated with the Bauhaus school. In 1923 he was hired as Master of Form at the Bauhaus theatre workshop, after working some time at the workshop of sculpture. His most famous work… Read More Oskar Schlemmer

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Erich Heckel

Erich Heckel, painter and printmaker Erich Heckel (31 July 1883 – 27 January 1970) was a German expressionist artist and a founding member of the group Die Brücke (in English, “The Bridge“) which existed 1905-1913. Heckel was born in Döbeln, Saxony, the son of a railway engineer. Between 1897 and 1904 he attended the Realgymnasium in Chemnitz,… Read More Erich Heckel