Mareks

1991 GN10. Discovered 1991 Apr. 9 by F. Börngen at Tautenburg.

Sculptor and graphic artist Gerhard Marcks (18891981) was master of the potter's shop in Dornburg {see planet (3802)}, a teacher at the Bauhaus in Weimar {see, respectively, planets (8502) and (3539)} and until 1933 director of the Arts and Crafts School in Halle-Giebichenstein. Until 1945 his representations of animals, figurines, drawings and woodcuts were regarded as degenerate. (M 36950)

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