(1898 - 1944)
Friedl Dicker-Brandeis was active/lived in Austria, Germany. Friedl Dicker Brandeis is known for textile design, fine and decorative art.
Biography Friedl Dicker-Brandeis
Dicker-Brandeis was an Austrian-born Jewish artist and educator who was murdered by the Nazis in 1944.
Brandeis was a student of Johannes Itten in Vienna, and followed him to Weimar to both study and teach at the Weimar Bauhaus. She was primarily involved in textile design but as also prolific in both fine and decorative art. She continued her work after leaving the Bauhaus, and settled first in Berlin and then in Prague.
Upon the Nazi invasion, Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and her husband, Pavel Brandeis, were deported to the Terezin concentration camp (also known as, Theresienstadt). While there, and often under strenuous conditions, she conducted art classes for the children of the ghetto in order to alleviate their miserable p
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