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Article: 2679  

Liberts, Ludolfs (1895-1959). Western culture stone. Mapp (1948)

Publisher Helmut Sailer, Stuttgart
Coloured lithograph, paper,
47 x 32
The text on the inside of the mapp: Karl Schwend. Steingewordene Kultur des Abendlandes.
Inside the mapp: under the number 73, and the signature of L. Liberts. Each engraving mat. On every page: the lower left of the city, at the lower right signature.
Circulation 300
Painter, stage designer, an outstanding figure of the Latvian culture.
The first impulse was to make art from artist B. Zeltiņš. He attended art studio Yu Madernieksa. He studied with the 1911 to 1912 at the Art Industrial School. Stroganov at sculpture department in Moscow. He graduated from the Kazan Art School (1915) where he studied Russian artist Nikolai Feshina. And from 1913 to 1914 he worked as a decorator in Kazan Opera.
Participates in the First World War as a gunner. Receive awards for achievements in the arena. In 1921, the artist returned to Latvia and began to actively draw.
In the exhibitions since 1914 participated in exhibitions of the Cultural Foundation of Latvia, Association of Artists "Green Crow" in Latvia and abroad. I participated in the device of the Latvian pavilion at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1937
Working in Latvia, in the early period felt some influence of constructivism. After a trip to Western Europe line softer, rounded shapes, colors softer and more silvery. One feels the influence of Impressionism, which later becomes dominant.
In exile since 1944 he stopped first in Austria after World War II - in Germany. During this period, writes a lot tempera, 1947 in Stuttgart, published the album of his works "European Symphony" with the beautiful sight of the European cities. In 1950 he moved to the United States. He began to teach a class carnival painting in New York City College. In 1953, the Latvian Association in the Americas presented in deference to US President D. Eisenhower Dvaitu picture L. Liberts "Towers of Riga", which is then having fun in the office of the president's White House.
His works are in museums in Latvia, France, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Belgium, Russia and America. It makes a clearance of more than 70 performances in Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Finland, Sweden and Yugoslavia.

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