Karl Staudinger

Biography

Publicity, posters, illustration, books, jackets. Born Karl Joseph Staudinger 19 August 1905 in Nuremberg. 1931-4: trained at the Nuremberg Staatliche Akademie der bildenden Künste: a teacher was Max Körner. From 1936: lived in Stuttgart. Military service, followed by freelance work, particularly, illustration. Died 18 August 1983 in Glonn bei München.

Writings by

  • Walter Amstutz (ed.), Who’s Who in Graphic Art, 2nd ed., Dübendorf, 1982., 1982.

Writings about

  • Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., July 1941
  • ‘Der Illustrator Karl Staudinger’
  • Peter Floud and Charles Rosner, ‘The book jacket comes of age’ (Art of the Book Jacket exhibition, London), Graphis 29, 1950, pp. 14-25 Günther Frowein, ‘Fairy-tale phantasy on the pathway of publicity’ (work for pharmaceutical companies and journal Musik und Leben), Graphik, 1956, 2, pp. 60-67
  • Vollmer, 1958 (bibliography)
  • WW [ QUERY] , 1962
  • Peter Dach, ‘Karl Staudinger’, Graphik 4, 1963, pp. 8, 11 ‘Karl Staudinger’, Graphik 12, 1963, pp. 16-19
  • H. Nägele, ‘Erinnerungen an Karl Staudinger’, Illustration 63, Nov. 1983, pp. 82-8 (includes bibliography)
  • S. Oelke, ‘Zu Karl Staudinger (1905-1983)’, Illustration 63, April 1987, pp. 9-10.
  • Remigius Netzer, ‘The illustrator Karl Staudinger’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., July 1961, pp. 40-47
  • Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Sept. 1933, pp. 14-17 (KS’s work)
  • Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., Feb. 1942, pp. 27-36
  • Eberhard Hölscher, ‘Karl Staudinger’, Gebrauchsgraphik (International Advertising Art), Berlin: Phönix Illustrationsdruck und Verlag GmbH (later: ‘Gebrauchsgraphik’ Druck und Verlag GmbH), 1933-71. Published from Munich from 1950., April 1957, pp. 26-35

Exhibitions

  • Deutsche Bücherei, Leipzig, 1993 (Rowohlt books: with E.R. Weiss and Emil Preetorius).

Collections

  • Staatsgalerie, Württemberg.