Timeline

1906
Born: Gelsenkirchen, Westphalia
1921–1926
trained as a decoration and church painter
1929–1934
worked in Zurich for the renowned advertizing studio run by Max Dalang
1934
Swiss residence permit was withheld so he returned to Germany, where he worked as a self-employed graphic artist in Stuttgar
1940–1948
he was inducted into the German armed forces and was a prisoner of war
1969–1972
chairmen of the committee for the visual design of the Munich Olympic Games
1983
he established the Stankowski Foundation to award others for bridging the domains of fine and applied art
1998
Died: Germany
the German Artist Federation awarded Anton Stankowski the honorary Harry Graf Kessler Award for his life work

Exhibitions

2007
›Aspekte des Gesamtwerkes‹ Anton Stankowski, Weserburg I Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
2006
›Hundert Werke zum Hundertsten von Anton Stankowski‹ Der Esslinger Sammlungsbestand, Galerie der Kreissparkasse Esslingen, Germany
›Zum 100. Geburtstag. Gemälde, Graphik, Fotografie‹ Anton Stankowski, Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Stuttgart, Germany
Anton Stankowski, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
Anton Stankowski, Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland
2003
›Unbekannte Fotos der 30er Jahre‹ Anton Stankowski, Stadtisches Museum Gelsenkirchen, Germany
›Unbekannte Fotos der 30er Jahre‹ Anton Stankowski, Die Kommunale Galerie im Leinwandhaus, Frankfurt, Germany

Literature

2006
Anton Stankowski 06 (German Edition) Author(s): Anton Stankowski Publisher: Hatje Cantz Publishers
1990
Anton Stankowski Photos 1962 Author(s): Anton Stankowski Publisher: Benedikt Taschen
1986
Anton Stankowski: Aspekte des Gesamtwerks : Retrospektive Anton Stankowski, Orangerie, Kassel-Karlsaue, 1.Juni bis 6.Juli 1986 (German Edition) Author(s): Anton Stankowski Publisher: Gesamthochschul-Bibliothek Kassel
1983
Anton Stankowski, das Gesamtwerk: Die Einheit von freier und angewandter Kunst 1925-1982 (German Edition) Author(s): Anton Stankowski Publisher: Hatje