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Was a stage designer in Zurich and member of a group of artists calling themselves 'Der Sturm'. Subsequently signed by Ufa as a painter. During the 1920's, he had a fruitful collaboration with Robert Herlth
, beginning with The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
(1920). Co-designed many striking sets, including the expressionist architecture for Faust
(1926) and the cosmopolitan Parision decor for Tartuffe