Museum Folkwang
Macbeth / von William Shakespeare
  • Roman Weyl
  • Macbeth / von William Shakespeare, 1959

  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • 59,5 x 84 cm
  • Printing Press Konsum Druck, Berlin-Spindlersfeld
  • Inv. DPM 4046
  • CommentaryAt the end of the 1950ies Roman Weyl, at the time set designer and head of décor at the East German Volksbühne, brought out unusual posters. His posters gave the Volksbühne a completely new look. Far from the colorfulness and propagandistic platitudes of the 1950ies, Weyl drew on the best traditions of German poster art. He succeeded in linking concentrated motifs with emotional message. Form and content were closely related. Weyl had a range of possibilities for transferring his ideas into reality: collage, photography and painting were used depending on requirements. With his posters, Weyl set completely new standards of quality for posters in the GDR.
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    Photo: Museum Folkwang, Essen
Commentary
Artists

At the end of the 1950ies Roman Weyl, at the time set designer and head of décor at the East German Volksbühne, brought out unusual posters. His posters gave the Volksbühne a completely new look. Far from the colorfulness and propagandistic platitudes of the 1950ies, Weyl drew on the best traditions of German poster art. He succeeded in linking concentrated motifs with emotional message. Form and content were closely related. Weyl had a range of possibilities for transferring his ideas into reality: collage, photography and painting were used depending on requirements. With his posters, Weyl set completely new standards of quality for posters in the GDR.