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Paul Sinkwitz

Full name: Paul Sinkwitz
Gender: Male
Born: March 29, 1899 in Ebersbach, Lausitz, Sachsen, Germany
Died: July 15, 1981 in Bad Tölz, Bayern, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Paul Sinkwitz was a German graphic artist, painter and typographer who was born in Oberlausitz, and was educated as a draftsman and lithographer. From 1920 he studied at the Academy of Graphic Arts in Leipzig and at the Art Academy in Dresden from 1924-29. In 1922 he accepted an invitation from Karl Schmidt in the Garden City of Hellerau, where he lived for more than three decades. Sinkwitz later turned increasingly to painting, and in 1931 received a teaching position at the Academy of Applied Arts in Dresden.

In 1940 Sinkwitz was appointed as a lecturer in type design at the State Art School of Dresden. During the Nazi dictatorships he was considered “politically inconvincible” and was drafted to the Wehrmacht in 1943. In 1955 he moved to Stuttgart, where he worked as a teacher at the Professional and Master School. Sinkwitz produced mostly book illustrations, wood cuts about ancient customs and legends of the Oberlausitz, biblical cycles, and posters.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 37 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Applied Arts Germany GER AC

Mixed Painting, Applied Arts

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 37 Berlin Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Gaufest des Deutschen Reichsbundes für Leibesübungen 1935
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