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About Hans Hofmann
Hans Hoffman was an unconventional German-born American artist whose works centered on bold expressive color and spatial relations. Some of his famous works include; "The Gate", "The Golden Wall" and "Little Cherry".
Background and Family
He was born to Theodor Friedrich Hofmann and Franziska Manger Hofmann. He was married to Maria "Miz" Wolfegg from 1904 until she died in 1963. Two years after her death, he married Renate Schmitz.
He served as the director of Public Works' assistant for the Bavarian government. He got interested in the arts and started taking art classes between 1898 and 1899.
His paintings were heavily influenced by the Cubists and French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne while living and working in Paris up until World War I.
He established an art school in Munich before moving to America in 1930. He was an art teacher at the University of California and the Art Students League of New York. He remained in America until he died in 1966 in New York City.
He received the Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan Art Institute Medal and Prize at the Art Institute of Chicago, for the painting "The Golden Wall", which featured in the 66th Annual American Exhibition.
He died on March 21, 1966, aged 85. The cause of death was heart attack.
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F.A.Q. about Hans Hofmann
When is his birthday?
Hans Hofmann's birthday is on March 21, 1880.
In how many days is his birthday?
Hans Hofmann's birthday is in 45 days
How old was Hans Hofmann when he died?
He was 85 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 17, 1966.
How old would he be today?
Hans Hofmann would be 142 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Hans Hofmann from?
He was born in Weißenburg, Bavaria, Germany.