Kate Steinitz | the artist
The artist Kate Steinitz
Born Aug 2 1889, Beuthen, Poland.
Died April 7 1975, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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She forced us to see in a way that we had not previously seen and to feel those vibrations that she had felt emanating from her own works. Through her art she pointed to the extraordinary power of simplicity when it is governed by a keen intellect.
When Kate Steinitz moved with her family in 1917 to the north German provincial capital Hanover (called by Theodor Lessing the palest of all cities), she looked around for artistic bright spots. Within a few years she had succeeded in turning the city into a mecca of the world-wide avant-garde, thus giving it an international place in modern art…
ate Steinitz studied at the Academie und Studienateliers fuer Malerei und Plastik (connected with the Berlin Secession), at the Ecole de la Grand Chaumiere and the Sorbonne in Paris. In 1921 her work was exhibited with the Hanover Secession and in 1924 she worked on a book with Kurt Schwitters and founded Aposs Verlag, primarily to publish typographically new and progressive work…