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Helene Dahm (1878 - 1968)

Lot 507: Helen DAHM (1878-1968)

Galerie Moenius

June 26, 2020
Muri, Switzerland

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Helen DAHM (1878-1968)
Mann und Frau unter einem Baum
Sehr grosse Lithographie auf Japanpapier, 4-11, signiert
65 x 48 cm

Auf der Website des Helen-Dahm-Museums heisst es hierzu: Eine der gegen 40 Lithographien, die zwischen 1955 und 1958 in der Zusammenarbeit mit dem Lithographen Walter Schärer, Zürich, entstanden sind..Sie ist für die Künstlerin in einer kleinen Auflage von vermutlich nur 11 Exemplaren gedruckt worden.
Helen Dahm: Malerin. Geboren am 21.5.1878 in Egelshofen, gestorben am 24.5.1968 in Männedorf. Nach dem Konkurs des väterlichen Textilunternehmens Umzug 1897 nach Zürich. 1906 Bruch mit der Familie und Wegzug nach München; Unterricht an der Kunstakademie für Frauen bei Robert Engels (1866-1926) und Julius Exter (1863-1939) sowie an der Kunstschule für graphische Techniken bei Moritz Heymann (1870-1937). Begegnung mit den Werken der Künstlergruppe Der Blaue Reiter. 1913 Rückkehr nach Zürich in Begleitung der Berliner Kunsthistorikerin und Malerin Else Strantz; 1919 gemeinsame Übersiedlung nach Oetwil am See, Konzentration auf die Malerei. Nach der Trennung von Else Strantz (1932) existentielle Krise. 1938 Auflösung des Haushalts und Aufbruch mit einer Frauengruppe in den Ashram von Shri Meher Baba (1894-1969) in Meherabad, Indien. Erkrankung und 1939 Rückkehr nach Oetwil. 1953 Retrospektive im Helmhaus Zürich und ersehnter Durchbruch; 1954 nimmt Helen Dahm als erste Frau den Preis für bildende Kunst der Stadt Zürich entgegen.

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