Drewes, Werner, b. 1899 d. 1985
Painter, Muralist, Printmaker
Active in New York, N.Y.; Calif.
Collection size: Video recording: 6 videocassettes (U-matic) (ca. 20 min. each) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Summary: A videotaped interview of Werner Drewes conducted by Ann Thomas for the Greater Reston Art Center at Drewes' home in Reston, Va. Drewes speaks about his studies at the Weimar Staatliches Bauhaus; his teachers; social activities at the Bauhaus; his experiments with geometric forms; and his woodcut technique. He demonstrates his artistic process from sketch to finished painting. Drewes' wife Maria is also present during part of the interview.
Donated 1987 by Greater Reston Art Center.
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Also in the Archives
- Oral history interview with Werner Drewes, 1975 February 19
- Werner Drewes interviews, 1983 Dec. 9-1984 Mar. 16
- Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990
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