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Introduction
Willi Baumeister (22 January 1889 – 31 August 1955) was a German painter, scenic designer, art professor, and typographer. His work was part of the art competitions at the 1928 Summer Olympics and the 1932 Summer Olympics.
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Q707911
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Introduction
Baumeister is known mostly for his typographic work, though he was a painter and stage designer as well. He was a founding member of the 'ring neue werbegestalter.' He was denounced as a "degenerate artist" by the Nazis, and four of his paintings were shown in the "Entartete Kunst" exhibition engineered by Goebbels in Munich 1937. In 1941 he was officially forbidden to exhibit his work in Germany. After the war, he became a professor at the art academy in Stuttgart.
Nationality
German
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Manufacturer, Designer, Teacher, Writer, Art Theorist, Typographer, Muralist, Commercial Artist, Collagist, Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Painter, Photographer
Names
Willi Baumeister, Friedrich Wilhelm Baumeister, Willy Baumeister, Baumeister
Ulan
500022627
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