biography of Paul FRANKL (1886-1958)

Birth place: Vienna, Austria

Death place: Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Addresses: Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Profession: Designer, craftsperson, painter, writer, educator, lecturer, decorator

Studied: in Europe.

Exhibited: Salons of Am., 1927; S. Indp. A., 1927; Woodstock AA; Knoedler Gal., 1931 (solo); Stendhal Gal., Los Angeles, 1944 (solo).

Member: Am. Union Dec. Arts & Crafts; Woodstock AA

Comments: Author: New Dimensions, 1928; Form and Reform, 1930; Machine Made Leisure. 1932; Space for Living, 1938. Contributor to national decorative and architectural magazines. Lectures: contemporary decorative art & architecture. Designer of modern furniture for Johnson Furniture Co., Grand Rapids, MI; Fick Reed Co., Cincinnati, OH; lamps, for Brack-Allen, Chicago, IL; mirrors for Hart Mirror Co., Grand Rapids, MI.

Sources: WW53; WW47; Woodstock AA