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Gomringer, Eugen, 1925-

LC control no.n 50034484
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LC classificationPT2667.O48
Personal name headingGomringer, Eugen, 1925-
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LocatedRehau (Hof, Germany)
Birth date19250120
Place of birthCachuela Esperanza (Bolivia)
Field of activityConcrete poetry Artists' books Publishers and publishing Literary museums Concrete art Art museums Art, Modern--Exhibitions Education, Higher
AffiliationHochschule für Gestaltung (Ulm, Germany)
Schweizerischer Werkbund
Rosenthal AG. Kulturbeirat
Akademie der Künste (Berlin, Germany)
Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
Universität Bamberg
International Design Forum Ulm
Institut für Konstruktive Kunst und Konkrete Poesie
Profession or occupationPoets Publishers and publishing College teachers
Found inVasarely, V. Farbstadt, 1977
Vom Rand nach Innen, c1995- : Bd. 1, t.p. (Eugen Gomringer) jkt. (b. 1925 in Cachuela Esperanza (Bolivia); emer. prof. of aesthetics; concrete poet)
Dabei sein mittun, 2000: t.p. (Eugen Gomringer)
Encycl. German lit. (accessed via Credo), 2000: (under Ernst Jandl: Swiss author Eugen Gomringer)
German Wikipedia, viewed Apr. 12, 2013 (Eugen Gomringer; father of concrete poetry; b. Jan. 20, 1925 in Bolivia to Swiss father and Bolivian mother; long-time resident of Rehau, Germany; writes in German, Swiss German, Spanish, French, and English; co-founded periodical Spirale in 1953; published series konkrete poesie - poesia concreta, 1960-65; secretary to Max Bill (concrete art) at Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm, 1954-57; Director of Schweizerischer Werkbund, 1961-67; Director of Kulturbeirat der Rosenthal AG in Selb, 1967-85; prof. of aesthetic theory at Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, 1977-90; Member of documenta council for 4. documenta, 1966-68; guest prof. of poetry in Bamberg, 1986; Director of the Internationalen Forum für Gestaltung in Ulm beginning 1988; member of Berliner Akademie der Künste since 1971; founded Institut für Konstruktive Kunst und Konkrete Poesie in 2000)
Associated languageger gsw spa fre eng