European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Oct 16 1967, Page 15

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - October 16, 1967, Darmstadt, HessePage 16 the stars and stripes monday october 16, 1967 at the easel Art students at Patch Barracks Stuttgart Are a Happy but hard working Crew. Siegfried Hahn teaches a comprehensive course which includes techniques of the old masters. Artist Hahn s the guide yanks close Brush with old masters a group of modern . Art students in Stuttgart is faking an old fashioned approach to painting. They re studying the techniques of the old masters Rubens and other flemish artists. And from the favourable response Given their recent exhibit at special services Library Patch Barracks it seems the old style is paying off handsomely. The 100 paintings on exhibit were the work of Siegfried Hahn Well known South african portrait and landscape artist. Hahn who studied at the Capetown University school of painting the Royal Academy of London and the Ecol Des beaux arts in Paris teaches weekly classes at Patch Barracks education Cen Ter. He has Given lessons to More than 500 members of the military and their dependents in the past 12 years using a pro Gram based on the work of Jacques a Roger a former president of the louvre laboratories in Paris. Maroger is the Man who rediscovered the techniques and materials used by the old masters and developed a Wax based formula that imparts the brilliance and depth seen in their work. Besides teaching this Wax technique Hahn and his assistant Howard Wexler give. Instruction in drawing Watercolours and color mixing. Hahn was awarded the Turner Gold medal in 1938, was elected a member of the society Des Artistes independents in 1959, and awarded the prix de Pein Ture de la Ville de Bourges in 1964, the Stuttgart classes for adults Are sponsored by the officers wives club. Classes for children Given each saturday Are sponsored by the Aya. Instructor Siegfried Hahn gives mrs. E. C. Brown above tips on mixing colors. At left Howard Wexler checks the Progress of mrs. John Echevarria s painting. At far left mrs. J. W. Bowen wife of it. Gen. Bowen chief of staff Neucom starts laying out her colors before beginning a Flower study in Wax medium. Is photos by Ted Rohde

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