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H. W. Kapitzki - Grafik Design: Plakate, Prospekte, Anzeigen, Ausstellungen, Bildprogramme

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Editor: H. W. Kapitzki
Publisher: Ohne Verlagsangabe
Publication: 1964, First Edition
Binding: Softcover, perfect-bound
Pages: 40
Size: 210 x 280
Text: German

(Introduction/Translation) 'Kapitzki is self-taught when it comes to the main area of ​​his current activity, graphic design. Although he was stimulated in many ways as a student by Willi Baumeister, he soon found an entrance, but he took the path into graphics itself alone, without a teacher, without school, through the lowlands of the beginning to the current state of development.

His works are not isolated, artistic flowers with which he wants to enrich commercial graphics as an ornamental garden of “applied art”. His approach is primarily characterized by rational and constructive ones penetrate every task - before thinking about excelling with artistic skills. He used his situation as an autodidact to look beyond tepid conventions and guild restrictions to this challenge. He learned to think carefully about his actions and, above all, he learned to ask more originally than others about the fundamentals and connections of these actions. Such questions were: what is actually the essence of graphic work, what common denominator unites the changing areas of application greater improvement on top...'


'This publication was published on the occasion of the exhibition of my work, which was shown for the first time in Hamburg in October 1964. He was from the printing company F. Rampf, industrial print printed in Stuttgart. I am pleased about the creation of this brochure and the exhibition. I would like to thank everyone who helped with this...'

Condition: Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing, creasing, soiling to cover. Light tanning to outer edges of interior pages.

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