Emil Schumacher

Date/place of birth

29. August 1912 HagenGermany

Day/place of death

04. October 1999 Sant Josep de sa TalaiaSpain

Emil Schumacher - biography

Born in Hagen, the painter, and graphic artist Emil Schumacher is one of the most important representatives of German Informalism. After his training as a commercial artist at the School of Applied Arts in Dortmund (1932-1935), he worked as a freelance painter and, during the war, as a technical draughtsman. In 1947, he co-founded the artists’ group Junger Westen (Young West). In 1951, in Paris, he encountered French Tachism and American Action Painting. This influenced him greatly, and in the 1950s, he thus developed his own abstract style with a focus on colour alone.

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Emil Schumacher Tamalan €317.200
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