Max Bill, Rhythm in Space

Swiss artist Max Bill was born in Winterthur, near Zurich, in 1908 and died in Berlin in 1994. He was not only an artist, but a silversmith, architect, theorist, activist, industrial designer, and the most influential graphic designer in Switzerland. From 1927 through 1929 Bill studied under Walter Gropius, Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee at […]

Aldo Calò, Tensione No. 2

Aldo Calò was born in San Cesario di Lecce, Italy in 1910. He first studied art at the Lecce Art School and then attended the Institute of Art in Florence. Early influences included ancient art, Catholicism, and baroque architecture and decorations. By the late 1940s, Calò had become interested in international art movements. He met […]

Duayne Hatchett, Rainbow

Duayne Hatchett credits his grandmother with encouraging his interest in art. Born in Shawnee, Oklahoma in 1925, Hatchett was raised by his grandmother during the Depression. He began his studies at the University of Missouri, but enlisted during World War II and served as a fighter pilot. While in Paris, Hatchett constantly visited the Louvre. […]