Schlemmer, Oskar ôs´kär shlĕm´ər [key], 1888–1943, German painter and stage designer. Known for his mechanical, geometricized forms, Schlemmer taught painting, sculpture, and stage design at the Bauhaus (1920–29). He created the Triadic Ballet to Hindemith's music. In sculpture he experimented with plastic relief in a style related to constructivism.
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