Artist

Max Olderock

 

Title

Composition 1920s - from the portfolio La Lune en Rodage III

 

Medium

Woodcut & Gouache

 

Material 

Paper

 

Dimensions

25.5 x 20 cm

 

Editor

Edition Panderma, Basel

 

Year

1952, published 1966

 

Signature

Signed in pencil 

 

Provenance

Edition Panderma, Carl Laszlo, Basel

Galerie von Bartha, Basel

Private Collection, Basel

 

Condition / Restauration 

mint archival condition 

 

Biography:

Ludwig Bernhard Max Olderock (born October 28, 1895 in Hamburg, † December 13, 1972) was an avant-garde representative of German Expressionism. He first exhibited his own works in 1925 and 1927 in the galerie Der Sturm of Herwarth Walden in Berlin. In the 1920s, artists such as Robert Delauney, Marc Chagall and Alexander Archipenko brought their works to the German public. Olderock was a member of the German Werkbund and was associated with the Bauhaus master Lothar Schreyer. During the Third Reich, Max Olderock had a ban on painting and his works in public collections were destroyed. After 1945 he took part in numerous exhibitions u. a. Solo exhibition at Hamburger Kunsthalle 1957, 1961 Sturm Memorial Exhibition in Berlin and at the Cologne exhibition in 1971 "German Avant-garde 1915-1935 - Constructivists".

Max Olderock (1895-1972): Composition

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