The Schaubühne in Berlin is one of the leading German-language theaters. Six internationally acclaimed photographers of our time occupied themselves artistically with the Schaubühne’s ensemble of actors.

Wilhelm Rudolph

1889 born in Chemnitz
1908–1914 studies at the Dresden Kunstakademie (Academy of Fine Arts)
1914–1918 engaged in military service, frontline duty
1932 appointed to the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts; 1935 appointed as professor; 1939 dismissed
1945 loses many works during the bombing of Dresden; begins his “documentary work” of drawings of the destroyed city
1946–1949 reappointed as professor at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden (Dresden Academy of Fine Arts)
1961 and 1980 national prizes 1978 Vaterländischer Verdienstorden (Patriotic Order of Merit), honorary citizenship of Chemnitz and Dresden
1982 died in Dresden

Publications of the artist

  • Wilhelm Rudolph
    The Most Fantastic is the Reality. Painting and Woodcuts

    Wilhelm Rudolph
Program series