List of Artists Walter Dexel

Walter Dexel (München 1890 - Braunschweig 1973) - Artist


German painter, graphic artist, designer and art historian. D. studied 1914-19 art history in Munich, but also took drawing lessons. After WW I he became head of the Jena Kunstverein. He was in contact with the Bauhaus and exhibited with the avantgardist 'Novembergruppe' in Berlin. Since 1926 he worked as free-lance designer and taught at the academies and art schools of Magdeburg, Berlin and Brunswick. He was temporarily discharged by the Nazis and some of his artworks were removed from exhibitions as 'degenerate'. Only in 1962 he started working as artist again. After a short cubist period D. developed his typical constructivist style which is characterized by a larger variety of forms and colours, compared to the artists of 'De Stijl'. Mus.: Cologne (Mus. Ludwig), Hannover (Sprengel-Mus.), Wuppertal (Van-der-Heydt-Mus.), Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Cambridge/Mass., Munich, Wolfsburg a. others. Lit.: Saur, Vollmer, W. Vitt: W. D., Werkverzeichnis der Druckgraphik, 1998 a. others.


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Orientalisch - Oriental

Walter Dexel (München 1890 - Braunschweig 1973)

Orientalisch - Oriental


Proceeds: 700,00 €

Link to catalog: April 2016 (04/2016)

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Constructivist Composition.

Walter Dexel (München 1890 - Braunschweig 1973)

Constructivist Composition.


Proceeds: 600,00 €

Link to catalog: April 2016 (04/2016)

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Composition with Silver

Walter Dexel (München 1890 - Braunschweig 1973)

Composition with Silver


Proceeds: 400,00 €

Link to catalog: Kunst und Antiquitäten (12/2018)

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A set of two 'Ikora' vases with polychrome melt powder

Walter Dexel München 1890 - Braunschweig 1973

A set of two 'Ikora' vases with polychrome melt powder


Proceeds: 100,00 €

Link to catalog: Auktion 294 (01/2000)

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