Hans Mattis-Teutsch

Hans MATTIS-TEUTSCH

The exhibition is comprised of 34 art works, from the collection of the Art Museum of Brașov, signed by Hans Mattis-Teutsch, including: 10 linocuts, 9 watercolors, 4 pastels, 8 small frame sculptures and 3 canvas paintings.

A multifaceted personality (painter, graphician,sculptor, art theorist and poet), Hans Mattis-Teuch is viewed as a complex and distinguished artist, within the artistic avant garde  world of Central Europe.

Hans Mattis-Teuch begins his art studies at Braşov. Afterwards, during a year, frequents the National Royal Institute of Fine Arts and Craftsmanship of Budapest, later on, in the years 1902-1905 studies sculpture at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts. Lives in Paris, from 1902 until 1905. Continues to study art without affiliations. He debuts 1907, at the Hungarian National Gallery. The artist settles in Berlin for a short period of time, and studies Egyptian and neo classical sculpture.

In 1908 he returns to Braşov, where he works and participates in exhibitions. Frequently travels to Vienna and Budapest. Between 1916 and 1918 becomes a permanent fixture at galleries from Budapest. He participates at exhibitions organized by the MA group. And in 1917 the artist, presents his first solo exhibition at the private gallery of the MA group. After the war, collaborates with Abstrakte Gruppe der Sturm (Berlin) and A bis Z Gruppe (Köln), and presents his works at the Der Sturm gallery, between 1921 and 1925.

 

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