WELL HABICHT (German, 1884-1966)
„Bunter Scherenschnitt“ (Coloured Scissorcut), 1918
Collage on paper.
Well Habicht worked as a sculptor in Darmstadt, Germany.
He was one of the first members of the artists group „Die Darmstaedter Sezession“.
His „Coloured Scissorcuts and Contour Drawings“ are mentioned in C. Mierendorffs,
H. Schiebelhuths and Wuerths expressionist periodical „Die Dachstube“ (The Garret) , Darmstadt, 1918.
Well Habicht was born in 1884 in Oberstein (Nahe).
He studied architecture at the Technical University Darmstadt
and later on became engineer in Dresden. At the Art Academy Dresden he
continued his studies at the sculptor class of Prof. Selmar Werner.
Habicht returned to Darmstadt and worked as freelance artist. In 1919 he
became member of the Darmstaedter Sezession. The Darmstaedter Sezession
had been founded in the same year by Kasimir Edschmid and Carl Gunschman.