1752 - 1797
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|St. Stephen as he might have appeared if he was for|
for some reason holding a doll's house.
|An image of the glow produced by 200,000 sythetic Francium atoms.|
|The West German postal service celebrates Baumeister's 100th Birthday|
The established order is the symmetrical. The symmetrical composition of a printed page ... is nothing other than the decorating of a facade. The energy distribution of this composition distributes energies and tensions to both sides. ... This system does not provide a beginning and entrance for the eye. ... This composition in no way complies with reading. ... The introduction of the eye into the absolute planar system of the printed page can only take place by shifting the emphasis and, namely, after the beginning to. ... the upper left. The richly decorated initials of old handwriting were functional and, for that reason, correct. --Willi Baumeister