(1890 - 1954)
Edward Mc Knight Kauffer was active/lived in New York, California, Montana / England. Edward Kauffer is known for poster designs, abstract painting.
Biography Edward Kauffer
Known for his poster designs in the early 20th Century that combine Bauhaus and Art-Deco styles, Edward Kauffer was born in Montana and worked in London as a poster designer from 1914 to 1940 before working in New York City.
In 1915, he began work for the London Transport System whose overseeing draftsman, Harry Beck, "was obsessed by the need for every element of London Transport's activities
to be designed - and maintained - to the highest possible standard. . . . Among the first artists to create posters for London Underground was the
US-born painter Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890-1954) who was
commissioned by Pick in 1915, a year after his arrival in London.
Obsessed by cubism, Kauffer introduced many elements
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