Heinrich Vogeler

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Heinrich Vogeler

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Heinrich Vogeler (1872 – 1942)

Artist and communitarian. Member of the artistic community of Worpswede. Founder of the Barkenhoff commune.

Having been a volunteer for the german army in 1914, he became a pacifist in 1917. Influenced by utopian socialism and anarchism, and also by the english Garden City movement, he later became a member of the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) and of the Rote Hilfe Deutschland. He emigrated to the Soviet Union in 1931.

External links

  • Heinrich Vogeler in German Wikipedia [1]
  • Heinrich Vogeler in English Wikipedia [2]