Blase, Karl Oskar
born 1925 in Cologne, died 2016 in D - Kassel
poster Ignorance is the mother of Impudence / Dummheit und Stolz wachsen auf einem Holz
original design (together with felix Müller)
74 cm x 105 cm
Printing & Distribution Branch, Bonn
some slight creases at the borders, generally in good condition
order no. 14261
The poster shows a typical educational theme concerning the "reeducation" by the Amerika Haus in Germany.
Karl Oskar Blase, born 1925 in Cologne, pathbreaking german graphic artist, studies in graphic and painting in Wuppertal (Germany), art dicector (together with Felix Müller) of the 'Amerikahäuser' in Germany (1952-1958), professor at the Kunsthochschule Kassel (1966-1992), corporate design (poster, catalogue and partly logo) for the documenta 4,5,6,8, design of more than 50 stamps for the German Post (1955-1988), managing board Kasseler Kunstverein (Germany), he designed numerous posters for exhibitions (please have a look in our stock) and institutions (e.g. Atlas Film-Verleih, Staatstheater Kassel, 'form' - Zeitschrift für Gestaltung) and also functional design patterns (e.g. 'Falke Strümpfe', cutlery 'mono'), lives and works in Kassel, Germany.
Felix Müller, born 1923 in D - Solingen, died 1996, studied in graphic in Wuppertal, student of Jupp Ernst, founded together with Karl Oskar Blase the graphic office müller-blase, teacher and director at the art school in Bremen.