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Richard Paul Lohse

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Richard Paul Lohse
1902born in Zurich
1917first realistic paintings
1918-22Apprenticeship as advertising artist; classes at the Zurich School of Applied Arts
1922Works in the advertising studio Max Dalang AG (until 1930), where he makes the acquaintance of Anton Stankowski, among others
1925Still life, landscapes, cubist experiments
1930independent graphic artist
1933political support of emigrants; co-founder of the Association of Independent Graphic Artists
1934member of the Swiss group Freunde des Neuen Bauens (Friends of New Architecture)
1937Founder and 2nd board member of "Allianz, Vereinigung moderner Schweizer Künstler"; constructions
1938-54graphic work for Büchergilde Gutenberg, Zurich
1939-69Work for the turbine manufacturer Escher Wyss
1942Member of the Swiss Werkbund (SWB)
1943Beginning of modular and serial orders
1947-56Design and editorial work for the architecture magazine "Bauen+Wohnen
1948-50Organization of the Swiss section of the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris; didactic concept for the ETH Zurich: interrelations between art and architecture
1965represents Switzerland at the 8th Biennale, São Paulo
1968participates in the 4th documenta, Kassel
1972represents Switzerland at the 36th Biennale, Venice
1982Participates in documenta 7, Kassel with serial series themes in 18 colors A, B and C
1987Establishment of the Richard Paul Lohse Foundation
1988died in Zurich
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