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Karl Hofer

 (1878 - 1955)
Karl (Carl) Hofer was active/lived in Germany, Unknown Country.  Karl Hofer is known for Expressionist painting.

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Karl Hofer


Karl (Carl) Johannes Christian Hofer (1878-1955)

Hofer was born in 1878 in Karlsruhe, Germany.  He was strongly influenced by the classical idealism of Hans von Marees; also Cezanne.  He lived in Paris between 1908 to 1913, then settled in Berlin, where he achieved considerable success.  At the end of World War II, he was appointed Director of the Hochschule Fur Bildende Kunste in Berlin. 

His painting was expressionist in style but more restrained and poetic.  Hofer was the first German ever to win first prize at the Carnegie International Exhibition.  He was not a Nazi, and was forbidden to exhibit in Germany as a "degenerate" artist during the Nazi regime.  He died in Berlin in 1  ...  Displaying 750 of 830 characters.




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About  Karl Hofer

Born:  1878 - Karlsruhe, Germany
Died:   1955 - Berlin, Germany
Known for:  Expressionist painting