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Period of activity
1951 - 2011
Education
Meisterschule des Deutschen Handwerks (Breslau)
training as a graphic designer
Akademie für graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe (Leipzig)
1949-1951 (Süddeutsche Zeitung, 11-13 juni 2011)
Active in
  • Breslau (hist.) 1941 - 1942
    visits at that time the Meisterschule des Deutschen Handwerks (formerly called Kunstgewerbeschule) in Breslau
  • Rusland 1942 - 1945
    reported to the army in 1941 as a war volunteer (Hitlerjugend) and was hit in Russian captivity, from which he was dismissed as a war invalid due to his many injuries sustained
  • Wrocław 1946 - 1947
    in Polish government service as a graphic artist
  • Zeitz 1947 - 1948
    verdere studie en werkzaam in de grafische industrie aldaar
  • Leipzig 1948 - 1954
    first as a student at the Kunstgewerbeschule (under Walter Münze), the Akademie für graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe under Max Schwimmer until his departure to Dresden in 1951), later as an independent artist
  • Leipzig 1954 - 1968
    teacher, teacher (1956), professor (1961) and rector (1964) at the Hochschule für Graphik und Buchkunst
  • Leipzig 1968 - 1976
    as an independent artist
  • Warnau 1973
    from 1973; Heisig builds a studio here, where he spends the summer months
  • Leipzig 1976 - 1989
    again professor and rector at the Hochschule für Graphik und Buchkunst until his retirement. and then working as a freelance graphic artist
Teacher at academy/university
Akademie für graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe (Leipzig)
from 1954 (Süddeutsche Zeitung, 11-13 juni 2011)
born in
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
genre, depiction of laborers, figure, history (genre), literature (genre), military genre, portrait, topography
Creation date: 1995-10-31; Last modified date: 2021-04-20

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