About the Artist
Albert Müller was a Swiss Expressionist painter, glass artist, draftsman, graphic artist and sculptor.
Müller was born in Basel in 1897. In 1917, he graduated as a glass painter from the general business school in Basel. In 1919, he received his first exhibition in the Kunsthalle Basel. In 1920, he traveled to Italy and worked with Niklaus Stoecklin in San Gimignano.
In 1923, Müller became acquainted with the expressionist, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and his work. An intense artistic friendship arose. In 1924, he founded the artist group Rot-Blau together with Hermann Scherer and Paul Camenisch, and later Werner Neuhaus. In the years between 1924 and 1926, he was a frequent guest with Ernst Ludwig Kirchner in Davos Frauenkirch.