Introduction
Gottfried Honegger (12 June 1917 – 17 January 2016) was a Swiss artist and graphic designer. He was married to the Swiss illustrator Warja Lavater. He studied shop-window display at the Zurich Kunstgewerbeschule and taught there from 1948. His early work was commercial graphic design.From 1955-1958 he was art director at Geigy. He lived in New York City between 1958 and 1960, and held his first exhibition there. In 1961 he moved to Paris and concentrated on painting, which concentrated on exacting explorations of circles and squares, and (from 1968), sculpture.Honegger also spent time in Dallas, Texas as the artist in residence at the University of Dallas. Honegger died at his home in Zürich, Switzerland from a short-illness on 17 January 2016, aged 98.
Wikidata
Q115873
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Introduction
Swiss painter, sculptor and graphic designer studied at the former School of Art and Design in Zurich. He also acted as a curator of exhibitions and was a collector of the work of other artists.
Nationality
Swiss
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Architect, Painter, Sculptor
Names
Gottfried Honegger, Gottfried Honegger-Lavater
Ulan
500027064
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