During his apprenticeship as a decorative painter Willi Baumeiste already visited evening classes at the Stuttgart Art academy. From 1909 to 1912 he attended Adolf Hoelzel´s composition class where he first met the later "Bauhaus" painter Oskar Schlemmer who was to become a life-long friend.
Oskar Schlemmer a German artist and designer was born in Stuttgart 1888. He studied there at the Academy under the modernist Adolph Holzel from 1909 - 1914 and 1918-19919. He spending the war 1914-1918 as an military cartographer. In 1919 he exhibited in Berlin and showed his first sculpture of a
Hans Arp was born 16 September 1887 in Strasbourg and died 1966. Sculptor, painter and poet. 1904 visited Paris and was deeply impressed by the modern painting. 1905 to 1907 he went to Weimar studied at teh academy. 1908 he spend some time in Paris at the Julian academy. After that he went to Wegg
Emil Nolde was born as Emil Hansen in the village Nolde in Germany August 7, 1867.From 1884 till 1888 Nolde studied to become a furniture designer and a woodcuttler a several furniture factoris in Germany. This led him to become an art teacher at the art school in Karlsruhe from 1892-1897 nolde be