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On November 23, 2018, the famous Düsseldorf gallery owner Alfred Schmela would have celebrated his hundredth birthday. To mark this occasion, the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen is organizing an exhibition that shows the wide-ranging network of this “pioneer of the avant-garde.”
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Adolf Fleischmann

Biografie
1892 born in Esslingen am Neckar
from 1908 studies in Stuttgart with Adolf Hölzel, works as an illustrator at the  city's healthcare office
1914-15 military service, severely wounded 
1917-28 employed a the cantonal hospital Zurich as scientific illustrator and mouleur 
1933-1952 lives in Mallorca, Paris and Southern France, joins the French Résistance movement and is temporarily detained, cultivates intense contact with the French Avantgarde
1952-1965 lives in New York and develops his unique painting style; works as medical illustrator at Columbia University
1965 returns to Stuttgart
1968 died in Stuttgart

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Surfaces (German)

Publications of the artist

  • Surfaces
    Adolf Fleischmann – Crossing the Boundary between Art and Medicine

    Surfaces
    €44.00
    CHF54.03
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