Johnny Friedlaender - Two Birds, 1972 (detail)

Johnny Friedlaender / Gotthard Johnny Friedlaender

August 15, 2013

Johnny Friedlaender was a German artist born in 1912, well known for his pioneering use of aquatint etching, a technically difficult artistic process. Born in Pless in the former German kingdom of Prussia, Friedlaender attended the Academy of Arts in Breslau, where he studied lithography and etching under Expressionist artist Otto Mueller.