Freddy Schiff; Fred Schiff; Schiff
Friedrich Schiff was an Austrian-born artist who went to Shanghai in 1930. He became known for his humorous cartoons, which were enjoyed by the colonial bourgeoisie.
Due to his Jewish origins, he was unable to return to Austria after Hitler’s annexation of Austria in 1938. He left Shanghai for Buenos Aires in 1947.
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Kaminski, Gerd. Chinesische Zeitgeschichte in Bildern Friedrich Schiffs. Drachenhaus Verlag, 1983.
Kaminski, Gerd. Der Blick durch die Drachenhaut: Friedrich Schiff: Maler dreier Kontinente. 2001.
Pan, Lynn. Shanghai Style: Art and Design Between the Wars. Long River Press, 2008.
Schiff Friedrich and Ellen Thorbecke. Three in One. Peiyang Press, Ltd., 1934.
Schiff Friedrich and Ellen Thorbecke. Peking Studies. Kelly & Walsh, 1934.
Schiff Friedrich and Ellen Thorbecke. Het geheimzinnige China: Mysterious China, H.D. Leopolos Uitgeversmaatschappij. 1937.
Schiff Friedrich and Ellen Thorbecke. Hong Kong. Kelly &Walsh, 1939.
Schiff, Friedrich and Ellen Thorbecke. Shanghai. North China Daily News, 1941.
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Estate of Friedrich Schiff, Österreichisches Institut für China- und Südostasienforschung, Wien.
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Shanghai, China (1933–1948), Buenos Aires, Argentina (1948–53)
321 Avenue Petain, French Concession (now Hengshan Lu, Xuhui Qu); 204/206 Edinburgh Road/corner of Avenue Haig, French Concession (now Jiangsu Lu/corner of Huashan Lu, Changning Qu); 22 Rue Paul Henri, French Concession (now Xinle Lu, Xuhui Qu); 220 Szechuan Road, Flat 605 (now Sichuan Zhong Lu, Huangpu Qu); Avenue Road, Lane 1220, House 7, Flat 42 (now Beijing Xi Lu, Jing’an Qu) Shanghai
Emma Bormann was a pioneering artist and printmaker. Her oeuvre gives witness to her extensive travels around the globe and to the agility and versatility of her artistic rendering of the urban sites she encountered.
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Shanghai Life was the first book published by the newly-founded Shanghai Cartoonist Club (March 7, 1942). The club held its first exhibition in June of the same year, at the Shanghai Art Gallery on Nanking Road (now Nanjing Dong Lu).
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The three firms The Modern Home, Modern Home and Modern Homes existed from 1931 until 1950. Run by the Paulick brothers together with the Jewish emigrant Luedecke, the firms provided work for many emigrants.
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After studying with Hans Poelzig, Richard Paulick worked in Walter Gropius’s office and frequented the Bauhaus in Dessau before emigrating to Shanghai in 1933. After his return, he became an influential planner and architect in the GDR, from 1950 until his retirement
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Victor Podgoursky spent more than twenty-five years in Shanghai, working as an artist, teacher and designer. As a long-standing member of the Shanghai Art Club, he acted as the resident art critic and an instructor in life drawing and painting for the members.
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