Oskar Schlemmer

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Birthday
4, 1888
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Apr 13, 1943 (54)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1888
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Apr 13, 1943 (54)

About

Painter, sculptor, and designer associated with the Bauhaus School. He was best known for "Triadisches Ballett" that transformed actors into geometrical shapes.

Before Fame

He was a prized student of Christian Landenberger, Friedrich von Keller, and Adolf Hölzel. He served as Master of Form for the Bauhaus Theatre Workshop beginning in 1923.

Trivia

He created the "Fensterbilder" series of mystical paintings.

Family Life

He grew up the youngest of six children. He married Helena Tutein in 1920.

Associated With

He and Paul Klee both taught at the Bauhaus School.