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Born 27 February 1897. In 1917 Robert Michel moved to Weimar, Germany, where he established a practice as an independent artist. In 1919 he produced collages and drawings which were influenced by the Bauhaus. He exhibited with El Lissitsky and Kurt Schwitters in Nassau and Wiesbaden, Germany, and traveled with the two artists to Holland in 1927. He also participated in the shows "Abstract Art" (Frankfurt, 1932) and "50 Years of Collages" (Museum of Saint-Etienne, 1964). In addition he has had solo exhibition in New York, United States (1968), London, England (1972) and Hamburg, Germany (1974). Michel married the photographer Ella Bergmann in 1919.
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Robert Michel, Robert ii Michel
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