(1889 - 1981)
Gerhard Marcks was active/lived in Germany. Gerhard Marcks is known for teaching, ceramics, lithography, drawing.
Biography Gerhard Marcks
Gerhard Marcks, born in Berlin, was a German sculptor, lithographer and ceramist and was also known for drawing and woodcuts. In 1907, at age 18, Marcks began to teach himself to sculpt. His first endeavours were guided by the artists August Gaul and Gerhard Kolbe. From 1908 to 1912, he shared a studio in Berlin with the sculptor Richard Scheibe. Marcks was represented at the Berlin Secession with two works.
In 1914, two stone reliefs by Marcks based on a design by Walter Gropius were placed at the entrance to the machine hall for the Deutscher Werkbund (German Work Federation) exhibition in Cologne. After completing his military service, he went on to work for the Märkische Kunstwerkstätten (Vordamm art workshops) of the Velten-Vor
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