List of Artists → Karl Fred Dahmen
Karl Fred Dahmen - Artist
Along with Emil Schumacher and Gerhard Hoehme, D. is one of the most important representatives of German Informel. He attended the Werkkunstschule Aachen in 1932/33 and then made an apprenticeship as a commercial artist. After the Second World War he studied only briefly at the Düsseldorf Academy. Since a first stay in Paris in 1951, he established lively contacts with the French art scene and became a pioneer of informal painting in Germany. In 1967-81 D. was a professor at the Munich Academy. Mus.: Berlin (Nationalgalerie), New York, Munich, Hannover, Kassel, Basel, Budapest, Oslo u.a. Lit.: AKL, Vollmer a. others.