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Piet Zwart (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈpit ˈsʋɑrt]; 28 May 1885 – 24 September 1977) was a Dutch photographer, typographer, and industrial designer.
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Zwart worked as an assistant architect in Voorburg from 1919 to 1921, and in The Hague, Netherlands, from 1921 to 1927. In 1923, Zwart began experimenting with photograms and in 1926, he was introduced to photomontage by the artist and photographer El Lissitzky (1890-1941). From 1928, Zwart worked as a freelance photographer and graphic designer in Delft, Rotterdam and The Hague, Netherlands.
Dutch, Netherlandish
Artist, Architect, Interior Decorator, Ceramicist, Designer, Teacher, Typographer, Furniture Designer, Glass Designer, Graphic Designer, Industrial Designer, Interior Designer, Turner, Lecturer, Photographer, Textile Artist
Piet Zwart, Pieter Zwart
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  • Engineer, Agitator, Constructor: The Artist Reinvented, 1918–1939. The Merrill C. Berman Collection at MoMA Exhibition catalogue, Hardcover, 288 pages

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