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Piet Zwart

Dutch photographer and designer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Zwart worked as an assistant architect in Voorburg from 1919 to 1921, and in The Hague, Netherlands, from 1921 to 1927. In 1923, Zwart began experimenting with photograms and in 1926, he was introduced to photomontage by the artist and photographer El Lissitzky (1890-1941). From 1928, Zwart worked as a freelance photographer and graphic designer in Delft, Rotterdam and The Hague, Netherlands.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500006911.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Piet Zwart:

Piet Zwart Untitled (free-form typographical experiment), ca. 1925 Relief type printed in blue and red inks
Piet Zwart Untitled (free-form typographical experiment), ca. 1925 Relief type printed in blue and red inks
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