Friedemann Lichtwitz

Biography

Publicity. Born 19 August 1918 in Munich. Began his career as a photographer and lithographer in a printing firm. Later trained at the Munich Akademie der Bildenden Künste: his teachers included F.H. Ehmcke, Emil Preetorius and Oberberger. From 1949: freelance work, especially for publishers and industrial firms. 1967: living in Munich.

Writings about

  • Vollmer, 1956
  • Ludwig Ebenhöh, ‘Friedemann Lichtwitz’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., April 1952, pp. 36-41
  • E. Hölscher, ‘Special postage stamps issued by the German Post Office in 1955’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Dec. 1955, pp. 8-13
  • Eberhard Hölscher, ‘A new German TV-station symbol’ (competition), Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., June 1963, pp. 54-6.
  • brief biography, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Jan. 1955, p. 55
  • Hans Kuh, ‘Friedemann Lichtwitz’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., May 1962, pp. 42-7