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Lyonel Feininger

(1871—1956)

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Alexei von Jawlensky

Alexei von Jawlensky  

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(b Torzhok, 13 [25] Mar. 1864; d Wiesbaden, 15 Mar. 1941).Russian Expressionist painter, active mainly in Germany. Originally he was an army officer, but in 1906 he resigned his commission and moved ...
Bauhaus

Bauhaus  

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A school of applied arts established by Walter Gropius in Weimar in 1919 and noted for its refined functionalist approach to architecture and industrial design. The socialist principles on which ...
Black Mountain College

Black Mountain College  

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American art educational establishment at Black Mountain, North Carolina, founded by a group of progressive academics in 1933 and closed after long-standing financial problems in 1957. It was run by ...
Der Blaue Reiter

Der Blaue Reiter  

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A loose association of artists formed in Munich in 1911 as a splinter group from the Neue Künstlervereinigung; it held only two exhibitions (poorly received by press and public) and was broken up by ...
Die Blaue Vier

Die Blaue Vier  

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A group of four painters—Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, and Klee—formed in 1924 at the instigation of the German art dealer Galka Scheyer (1889–1945) with the aim of promoting their work abroad ...
Feininger, Lyonel

Feininger, Lyonel (1871–1956)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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(New York, 1871–1956, New York),

an American who studied painting in Germany and France, living in Germany from 1887

Feininger, Lyonel

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World Encyclopedia

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He left the USA for Europe in 1887 and became involved with cubism in 1912. He evolved a distinctive

Feininger, Lyonel

Feininger, Lyonel (17 July 1871)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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(b New York, 17 July 1871; d New York, 13 Jan 1956),

painter, printmaker

Feininger, Lyonel

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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(1871–1956).

American-German painter. Born in New York, Feininger travelled to Germany in 1887 to study music. However, drawing

Feininger, Lyonel

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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(b New York, 17 July 1871; d New York, 13 Jan. 1956).

American painter who spent most of his career in Europe. He was born into a German-American musical family; in ...

Gerhard Marcks

Gerhard Marcks  

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(1889–1981)German sculptor and printmaker, born in Berlin. He had a varied but patchy artistic training, beginning as a painter. In 1919 he was one of the first teachers to be appointed at the ...
Loren MacIver

Loren MacIver  

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(b New York, 2 Feb 1909; d Greenwich, NY, 3 May 1998),painter. MacIver began painting at an early age and received her only year of formal training at the ...
Werner Drewes

Werner Drewes  

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(1899–1985).Painter, printmaker, and occasional sculptor. Born in Canig, Germany, he served in the German army during World War I and began his professional training in Berlin and Stuttgart before ...

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