The Museum of Avant-garde

Georg Tappert

Germany (1880—1957)
After working as an a tailor, Tappert enrolled at the Karlsruhe Akademie to study painting and joined the artistic community of Worpswede. He returned to Berlin to present his work to the Berlin Secession and after being rejected, he founded the Neue Secession movement. In 1918 he supported the November Group. During the 1920s he was Professor at the Staatliche Kunstchule and at the Reimann Schule. After the war he got involved in the reconstruction of the Hochschule für Kunsterziehung.