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smelling pool of broadcasting corporations Oelze (* 29. June 1900 in Magdeburg; † 26. November 1980 in property post office wood with Hameln) was a German painter. It is added to the Surrealismus.

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starting from 1914 visited Oelze the college of arts and crafts in Magdeburg, where to 1918 its training as the Lithograph took place. In the evening study he learned the act drawing. To its teachers there Winckel and briefly cloth belonged starting from 1918 smelling pool of broadcasting corporations. From 1919 to 1921 it completed onthe same school a study as a scholarship holder. 1921 to 1925 he was a student at the building house, first in Weimar, then in Dessau. he lived 1929 and 1930 in Ascona in Switzerland, until 1932 then in Berlin. In the yearsit, after a longer stay at the Gardasee, stayed to 1932 to 1936 in Paris, made acquaintance with André Breton, Salvador Dalí, Paul Éluard and Max Ernst. he lived 1936 and 1937 again in Switzerland and in Italy. 1938 pulledit to Germany, where it established itself 1939 in the artist colony Worpswede. From 1941 to 1945 it carried out war service and was in shank. To the war it went again to Worpswede, where it worked until 1962 and moved then after post office wood. 1965 it becameMember of the academy of the arts Berlin.


its most important work might be probably expectation (1935/1936), where a group of people with the back stares to the viewer into an empty landscape. This picture becomes as a substantial picture inthe history of the painting rated. Already before it had however large successes with exhibitions in Amsterdam, London, Paris and New York.

Oelze is regarded as a most important German painter of the Surrealismus. Typically for its work mysterious representation of Landschafts-und is figure compositions alsoalready old-masterly rendition of the details.

Oelze exerted an important influence on the French Spätsurrealisten Christian d'Orgeix .

a road after Oelze (Oelzeweg) designated honours the city Magdeburg.

It is carrier of the max Beckmann price and received a multiplicity of further prices. So(Karl seriousness east house price of the city Hagen, the large art price of the country North Rhine-Westphalia and the Lichtwark price of the Hanseatic city Hamburg).


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