(1909 - 1976/77)
Hannes Beckmann was active/lived in New York, New Hampshire / Germany, Czech Republic. Hannes Beckmann is known for painting-non objective and op art imagery, teaching.
Biography Hannes Beckmann
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Born in Stuttgart, Germany, Hannes Beckmann studied at the Bauhuas,
Dessau in 1928 with Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky and Josef Albers
1932, he went to Vienna and studied photography for two years.
From 1938 to 1944, he was in Prague where he was director of a
photographic studio, and from 1944 until the end of the war, he was
interred in a concentration camp.
In 1948, he came to the United
States where he settled in New York and was head of the Photographic
Department at the Guggenheim Museum. After 1952, he taught Color
and Design at the Cooper Union Art School in New York.
Perry Rathbone (Intro), American Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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