German Artist, 1889-1981
Berlin: Galerie Nierendorf, 1979 and 1969
Gerhard Marcks was one of Germany's greatest
20th Century sculptors.
His work as in woodcuts,
linocuts and lithography show a strong sculptural
The posters on these pages were made from works
commissioned by the artist for his 80th and
90th birthday exhibitions. The poster for his
90th birthday exhibition is based on a lithograph
which the artist entitled "Der Wachhund."
The poster for his 80th Birthday (second image
opposite) shows a woman dancing flamenco with
a guitarist seated in the background.
These digital photos iinclude some shadows
and reflections, but both posters are in excellent
condition and do not have any marks or discoloration.
The following websites provide more information
about the life and work of Gerhard Marcks