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Wolfgang Roth
Rare Wolfgang Roth Dada Bauhaus Circus Silkscreen Print 6

$400

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signed and numbered from an edition of 250 Color Silkscreen Screenprint by German American artist Wolfgang Roth (1910-1988). figures doing their balancing acts and looking as if they stepped out of a Joan Miro painting or Alexander Calder sculpture! Wolfgang Roth fled Nazi Germany in 1933, arriving in New York by 1938. He apprenticed with Bertolt Brecht and Edwin Piscator in the underground Theatre and Opera of Pre War Nazi germany and studied at the Academy of Art in Berlin under Cesar Klein, a Member of the Association of Revolutionary Visual Artists where he befriended George Grosz who also ended up emigrating to the USA. Roth worked with Lazlo Moholy-Nagy in bringing to life his theater designs. He was an Instructor of Design at New York University (NYU) School of the Arts for many years A great Mid-century Modern screenprint for collectors of Dada artists, the Bauhaus School, Typography, the New Objectivity Group, German Expressionism & post-Expressionism, Constructivism, and the Bucks County / New Hope School of Pennsylvania Modernists. ). Although he designed sets for such Broadway plays, musicals, and opera productions as Porgy and Bess (worldwide tour 1952-56) and Don Pasquale (Metropolitan Opera, New York, New York, 1955), Roth may be best known for his creation of The Littlest Circus, a dance-pantomime that traveled widely in North America (1956-63). Broadway’s first children’s show, The Littlest Circus was filmed for television by CBS in 1963. With a cast of seven, Roth’s one-ring circus dazzled the audience as lions, acrobats, clowns, elephants, and dancers performed The circus motif would appear and reappear in Roth’s paintings, collages, and lithographs throughout his life."

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  • Creator
    Wolfgang Roth (1910-1988, American)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.5 in. (62.23 cm)Width: 18.75 in. (47.63 cm)
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  • Condition
    good, rolled in tube.
  • Gallery Location
    Bal Harbour, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: G14030738229

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