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aka Elde Steeg
Elfriede Stegemeyer (* 1908, † 1988); German photographer, painter and film artist. In a bombing raid on Berlin in 1943, much of her work was destroyed. After the war, she dedicated herself under the pseudonym Elde Steeg increasingly to painting and drawing, and experimented with Surrealist and Constructivist expression. From 1945 she lived and worked under the name Elde Steeg. In 1974 she moved to Innsbruck and worked there until her death.
(Google translation from https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elfriede_Stegemeyer)
Elde Steeg (born Elfriede Stegemeyer,) lived from 1908 to 1988. She was active as an artist in Cologne, Berlin, Munich and Innsbruck. Her work includes the fields of photography / animation, drawing, print graphics, glass and panel paintings, collages and objects. Her work is characterized by a willingness to experiment; it can be classified into the category abstraction and constructivism.
Her work can be found in the public collections: Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Bundesfilmarchiv, Kunsthalle Bremen, Rupertinum Salzburg, Schlossmuseum Murnaus; in the USA: Metropolitan Museum of Art NY, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. Furthermore there are works in private collections in Germany, Austria and the USA: Th. Walther Collection NY, Sander Galerie NY.
In the course of a scholarly review, the Institute for the History of Art at the University of Innsbruck, Christa Kühne (1993), Andreas Sladky (2002).
In 2008 a memorial exhibition took place in the Tiroler Landesmuseum, Innsbruck.
From 10 October 2010 to 9 January 2011 an exhibition took place at the Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum, Bremen. Exhibition catalog: 60 pages, 18 euros.
Within the framework of the exhibition "Wieder im Licht II" works by Elde Steeg were to be seen in the Insel-Galerie, Berlin.
(Google translation of text at http://www.elde-steeg.de/)