Archives 1919-1923, 1933, 1977-1978.


Seiwert, Franz Wilhelm. Archives 1919-1923, 1933, 1977-1978.

Archives 1919-1923, 1933, 1977-1978.

Collection from the legacy of Gerd Arntz consisting of manuscripts of articles and letters by Seiwert c. 1919-1923; Seiwerts last postcard to Brecht Alma 1933; letters from Gerd Arntz, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, Piet Mondriaan and others to Hans Schmitt-Rost on the death of Seiwert 1933; file on the conflict about the legacy of Seiwert 1977-1978.

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Seiwert, F. W. (Franz Wilhelm), 1894-1933 (person)

Born in Cologne, Germany 1894, died in Cologne 1933; graphic artist, painter and sculptor; participated in the Gruppe Progressiver Künstler in Cologne; member of the Anti-Kriegs-Kreis; published graphic work for the first time in 1917 in Die Aktion; cofounder of the Cologne section of the Berliner Arbeitsrat für Kunst in 1918; in contact with Dadaism; published political articles in Die Aktion, Sozialistische Republik and Die Revolution; member of the radical left Allgemeine Arbeiter-Union, Ei...