Oskar Albrecht

Biography

Posters. Born 23 September 1895 in Ronneburg, Sa./Altenburg. Studied at the Weimar Hochschule für bildende Kunst: a teacher was Walther Klemm. 1921-5: work published in the journal Der Sturm. 1928-33: member of the art group Die Abstrakten (later: Die Zeitgemässen), representative of political and artistic radicalism. After 1933 he was forbidden to exhibit his work.

Writings about

    W. Lotz, ‘Die deutsche Presse und die neue Gestalung’ (‘Pressa’ exh.), Die Form, 1928, v. 5, pp. 129-39, esp. p. 130 Oskar Nerlinger, ‘“Die Zeitgemässen” – eine Künstlergruppe’, Bildende Kunst, 1959, 1, pp. 26-30 Hans Vollmer, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Leipzig: VEB E.A. Seemann Verlag, 1953-., I, 1953
  • Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, Munich/Leipzig: K.G. Saur Verlag, 1990-., 1992.

Exhibitions

  • Galerie am Sachsenplatz, Leipzig, 1976 (group).