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Domela, César (Dutch painter, graphic designer, and sculptor, 1900-1992)

Note: Cesar Domela was the son of famed socialist leader Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis. His Cubist-style paintings fit in with the precepts of the De Stijl artists and Domela joined them, being the youngest memeber of their group. Mastering the tehchnique of graphic art on his own, Domela's typographic experimentation allowed him to join the Ring Neue Werbegestalter in Berlin. Using photomantage for his book covers and advertisements, he proclaimed photography as a contemporary medium for graphic communication. Domela organized the "Photomontage" exhibition at the Staatliche Kunstbibliothek, Berlin in spring 1931. With the rise of Nazism in Germany, Domela left for Paris where he established the first silkscreen printing studio for advertising. He still designed posters and magazine covers, but returned to painting in 1936.

Names:
Domela, César (preferred,V,index)
César Domela (V,display)
Domela, Cesar (V)
Domela Nieuwenhuis, César (V)
Domela-Nieuwenhuis, César (V)
Nieuwenhuis, César Domela (V)
Cesar Domela (V)
Domela-Niewenhuis, Cesar (V)
Cesar Domela-Niewenhuis (V)
Domela (U,LC)
Nieuwenhuis, Cesar Domela (U)

Nationalities:
Dutch (preferred)
undetermined

Roles:
artist (preferred)
printmaker
sculptor
draftsman
graphic designer
graphic artist
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Amsterdam (North Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Domela, César (I)

Biographies:
(Dutch painter, graphic designer, and sculptor, 1900-1992) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Dutch painter, printmaker, sculptor, b.1900) ..... [BHA]
(Dutch draughtsman, b.1900) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Dutch artist, 1900-) ..... [WCP]
(Dutch artist, born 1900) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
( sculptor, 1900-1992) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Dutch painter, 1900-1992) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1900-1992) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Sources and Contributors:
César Domela ........ [GRISC, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Cesar Domela ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Cesar Domela-Niewenhuis ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
.................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Domela ........ [GRL Preferred]
...............  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81024463
Domela, César ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
............................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
Domela, Cesar ........ [GRL, VP, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81024463
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Domela Nieuwenhuis, César ........ [GRLPSC, VP]
...................................................  Broos and Hefting, Dutch Graphic Design (1993) 215
...................................................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
Domela-Nieuwenhuis, César ........ [BHA, Grove Art, VP]
.....................................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.....................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Domela-Niewenhuis, Cesar ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred]
...................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Nieuwenhuis, César Domela ........ [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
...................................................  Scheen, Lexicon Nederlandse beeldende kunstenaars, 1750-1880 (1981)
Nieuwenhuis, Cesar Domela ........ [GRL]
...................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81024463

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Broos and Hefting, Dutch Graphic Design (1993) 76,91-1; 215
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n81024463
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n81024463
....................  Phaidon Dictionary of Twentieth Century Art (1973)
....................  Scheen, Lexicon Nederlandse beeldende kunstenaars, 1750-1880 (1981)
....................  Vollmer, Künstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Broos and Hefting, Dutch Graphic Design (1993) 91
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