Artist – Professor Hermann K. Ehmer (*1929 Mainz, † 2016 )
Title – „no title“
Object – painting, made est. 1952/53, size 33,0 cm x 44,5 cm (12,9 x 17,5 inch)
not signed, original passepartout, framed in an art nouveau frame from before 1915, hand carved, wood
paper, oil paint, pastose
Provenience – 10 works were bought in 2016 in a folder that were found in the possession of the late Dr. Reber/Frankfurt who appeared to be friends with the artist at the time, some of them were signed H.K.Ehmer
copyright for this picture (owned by www.a-private-collection.com)
Study of art, art history, art education and German Studies in Mainz.
Study of sculpture by Emy Roeder
Teaching 1954 – 1968 at Hanauer Gymnasien and at the study seminar Offenbach
During this time worked as a sculptor.
Exhibitions in Frankfurt, Giessen, Hanau, Mainz, Paris and Stuttgart.
1955 art prize of the city of Hanau since 1957 publication activity;
numerous essay and lecture publications in journals and books, catalogs and encyclopedias.
5 book publications, including „Visual Communication, Contributions to the Critique of Consciousness
Industrie „, Cologne 1971, 81980;“ Miseria de la Comunicatión visual „, span. edition, Barcelona 1977
Professor of Art and Visual Communication and her didactics:
1968-71 Göttingen University of Education
1971-82 Justus Liebig University Giessen
1982-90 Westfälische-Wilhelms-University Münster
since 1990 University of Paderborn