(1896 - 1971)
Curt Echtermeyer was active/lived in Germany, Chile. Curt Echtermeyer is known for surrealism, realism and unsettling, dark scene painting.
Biography Curt Echtermeyer
Curt Echtermeyer (1896–1971), also known as Curt Bruckner or Curt Bruckner-Echtermeyer, was a German painter. He was born in Valparaíso, Chile, in 1896 as the son of an immigrant who soon returned to Germany, and his Chilean wife. Curt and his sister grew up in Berlin, where he attended art school from 1914. He lived in Paris in 1925/26, taking up contact with other surrealist artists.
The painter was "overlooked" for conscription in the First World War and spared service at the front in the Second World War. Yet it was the Nazi dictatorship which forced him to develop a fundamentally different second style, and the Stalinist dictatorship in the GDR which prompted him to leave Berlin.
In 1962, after the erection of the Berl
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