Max Bill was an architect, industrial designer, and architect. Max Bill was born in Winterthur, Switzerland in the year 1908.
The artist was an apprentice for three years learning the art of being a silversmith. Bill then attended the Bauhaus located in Dessau, Germany. Whilst here he studied with Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky.
In this clip a great montage of works by the artist:
Bill was also a founder of a group of painters called the Allianz. The group focused on abstraction. Max Bill created many works out of concrete at this period in his career.
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As an industrial designer the best examples of his work include clocks and watches.
Bill was also a professor. The artist worked in Zurich at the National Academy. Bill also founded his own school which taught some Bauhaus principles but this school closed in the late 1960s.
The artist completed many public commissions over his lengthy career.
In this clip we view a table designed by Max Bill that changes from a square to a circle shape:
Max Bill died of a heart attack in 1994. He was 85 years of age.
What a great example of an artist who excelled at the Bauhaus principles of design.