Collection: Hans Fischli 1909 - 1989 Follow artist
Hans Fischli was born in Zurich on 9 October 1909. He trained as an architectural draughtsman in his home city, starting in 1925, before entering the Bauhaus in Dessau in 1928. He attended courses there given by Josef Albers, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and Oskar Schlemmer. During his studies, he was an extremely successful entrant in the competition organized by Hannes Meyer for pattern designs for the Rasch Ltd. wallpaper factory, winning two-thirds of the prizes offered. He also formed friendships with Margaret Camilla Leiteritz and Max Bill.