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Willi Baumeister

Full name: Friedrich Wilhelm "Willi" Baumeister
Gender: Male
Born: January 22, 1889 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: August 31, 1955 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

After studies in his hometown Stuttgart, Willi Baumeister studied in Paris, Amsterdam and London. After World War I, he was able to exhibit his works in many European capitals and in New York. He began teaching at the Frankfurt School of Applied Arts industrial graphic design, typography and fabric printing in 1927. In 1933, he lost his professorship and some of his works were shown at the exhibition of "Degenerate Art." He could still exhibit abroad until 1941, but subsequently was subject to an occupational ban. After World War II, Baumeister took up teaching again and participated in numerous national and international exhibitions. He is considered one of the most important German expressionists and cubists. In 1989 he was honored on the occasion of his 100th birthday by a stamp issued by the German Federal Post. Baumeister was married to the painter Margarete Oehm.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Germany GER AC
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Germany GER AC
1932 Summer 43 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Germany GER AC

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Handstand
1928 Summer 39 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Läuferin

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 43 Los Angeles Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Hochsprung
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