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GOERITZ, Mathias (1915 - 1990), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GOERITZ, Mathias (1915 - 1990), Sculptor

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German, 20th century, male.

Active in Brazil from 1949.

Born 1915, in Danzig (now Gdansk, Poland); died 1990, in Mexico.

Sculptor. Monuments.

Mathias Goeritz studied philosophy in Berlin before enrolling at the Kunstgewerbeschule of Berlin-Charlottenburg. He left Germany in 1936 and lived in Paris until 1938. During the war he settled in Morocco, then Spain, founding the Escuela de Altamira (Altamira School) which prepared the way

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