MARTIN ENGELMAN (Dutch / 1924-1992)

The painter and printmaker Martin Engelman was born in Hoenkoop bei Limburg in the Netherlands in 1924. From 1940-1942 he studied graphics in Amsterdam. During the Nazi occupation Engelman, who was first a typographer and book designer, printed a number of books on a hand press for the Castrum Peregrini, a group of Jewish artists and intellectuals hidden in the Amsterdam studio of the artist Gisèle van Waterschoot van der Gracht. After the war Martin Engelman worked initially as a graphic designer. It was not until 1960 that Engelman had his first major exhibition as a painter, in the Galerie Giraudoux in Paris. In 1965 and 1997 Martin Engelman had solo shows at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. In 1970 he was appointed professor of painting at the Free University of the Arts, Berlin.

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Selected prints by MARTIN ENGELMAN

Untitled composition, 1967

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