(1917 - 1981)
Karl-Fred Dahmen was active/lived in Germany, France. KarlFred Dahmen is known for modernest, avant-garde painting.
Biography Karl-Fred Dahmen
Karl Fred Dahmen attended the Aachen, Germany art school from 1931 until it was closed down in 1933. After an apprenticeship as commercial graphic artist, Dahmen became an air raid defence soldier in World War II, in which he was a prisoner of war. In captivity he drew and painted watercolors. After the war the artist returned to Stolberg, Germany.
He applied to the Düsseldorf Art Academy* and passed their entrance examination only to leave the academy little later to work as an independent artist and founder of the "Neue Aachener Gruppe". In the post-war era, it was particularly important to Dahmen - and many other German artists - to study the latest artistic trends in Paris, and Karl Fred Dahmen wanted to extablish a cultur
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