England is regarded as the cradle of Pop Art and spawned numerous unusual positions on the phenomenon of the then revolutionary, new art movement.

Vordemberge Gildewart

Nothing – and Everything
Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart (1899–1962) was one of the most influential artists of German Constructivism and, amongst other things, a member of the De Stijl group surrounding Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesburg. 2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of his death, which is a fitting occasion for a richly illustrated survey of his work.
Selected works and documents, some of them never before made public, present Vordemberge-Gildewart not only as a painter and graphic artist but also as an interior designer, typographer and architect. Sketches and photo-collages from his visitors’ books also give a picture of his artistic environment, which included not only László Moholy-Nagy and Hannah Höch but also writers such as Joachim Ringelnatz.

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"Vordemberge Gildewart"

ISBN 978-3-86678-726-1

19,50 x 25,00 cm

176 Pages

168 colored and 23 b/w illustrations

Hardcover with clothbound, bound, with dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: English

Museum Wiesbaden
compiled by Roman Zieglgänsberger in collaboration with Evelyn Bergner and Vera Klewitz
graphic design
Museum Wiesbaden
Exhibition  „‚nichts – und alles‘. Der De-Stijl-Künstler Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart“, 24. November 2012 - 26. May 2013, Museum Wiesbaden and 9. June - 6. Oktober 2013, Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Osnabrück