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Die Blaue Vier

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 ...

Blaue Vier, Die

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (5 ed.)

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... Vier, Die ( The Blue Four ) 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 (where there was a better market for art than in economically depressed Germany). Exhibitions were held in the USA and Mexico (as well as Germany) between 1925 and 1934 . The venture was a moderate financial success and an important factor in spreading the reputation of the four artists (who had all been associated with...

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A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (3 ed.)

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... Vier, Die ( The Blue Four ) 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 (where there was a better market for art than in economically depressed Germany). The four had all been associated with the Blaue Reiter , and Scheyer chose the name ‘Blaue Vier’ because ‘a group of four would be significant though not arrogant…the colour blue was added because of the association with the early group of...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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... Vier, Die ( The Blue Four ) . 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 (where there was a better market for art than in economically depressed Germany). The four had all been associated with Der Blaue Reiter , and Scheyer chose the name ‘Blaue Vier’ because ‘a group of four would be significant though not arrogant…the colour blue was added because of the association with the early group...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable (2 ed.)

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... Vier, Die . (German, ‘The Blue Four’.) A group of four painters formed in 1924 at the instigation of the German art dealer Galka Scheyer ( 1889–1945 ) with the aim of promoting their work abroad. They were Lyonel Feininger ( 1871–1956 ), Alexei von Jawlensky ( 1864–1941 ), Wassily Kandinsky ( 1866–1944 ) and Paul Klee ( 1879–1940 ), and their name indicated their association with the Blaue Reiter...

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 ...
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 ...
Lyonel Feininger

Lyonel Feininger  

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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 1887 he moved to Germany with the ...
Frank Martin

Frank Martin  

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(b Geneva, 1890; d Naarden, Holland, 1974).Swiss composer, pianist, and harpsichordist. Settled in Paris 1923–6, returning to Geneva to teach at Inst. Jaques‐Dalcroze 1927–38. Founder and dir. ...
Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky  

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(1866–1944)Russian-born painter who pioneered abstract painting.It was not until the age of thirty that Kandinsky decided to abandon an academic career that had begun with his appointment as lecturer ...
Martin, Frank

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...Hochschule für Musik 1950–7 . Works of high quality, notable for delicate colouring, contrapuntal skill and expressive nature. Used serialism very freely in late works. Prin. comps.: operas: Der Sturm (The Tempest ) ( 1952–5 ); Monsieur de Pourceaugnac ( 1960–2 ). ballets: Die blaue Blume ( 1936 ); Fairy‐Tale of Cinderella ( 1941 ); Ein Totentanz zu Basel in Jahre 1943 ( 1943 ). orch: Symphonie burlesque sur des thèmes savoyards ( 1915 ); Esquisses ( 1920 ); Rythmes ( 1926 ); Guitare ( 1933 ); 5 Ballades : alto sax, str, pf ( 1938 ); fl, str ( 1939...

Munich: patronage and collecting

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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...München ( 1909 ) which contained the Munich painter Franz Marc as well as the Russians Kandinsky and Jawlensky . These went on to become leading members of the Blaue Reiter ( 1911–14 ), which was the most important modernist movement in Germany along with the Dresden-based Die Brücke . Because of the integrated national and international art market at this time, the Blaue Reiter were able to look be yond Munich for their clientele, relying especially on the Berlin editor and art dealer Herwarth Walden. The Berlin industrialist Bernhard Koehler...

Kandinsky, Wassily

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A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (3 ed.)

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...out into various types of design work (including stage sets and costumes and ceramic tiles). In 1926 , to mark his 60th birthday, an exhibition of his work toured Germany, and by this time he was an internationally renowned figure (his reputation was spread in the USA by the Blaue Vier ). In that year the Bauhaus published his theoretical text Point and Line to Plane , in which he established a highly methodical basis for the construction of abstract art. Although ‘pure painting’ was not an aim of the Bauhaus, a systematic approach was. In 1929 he wrote ‘I...

Brahms, Johannes

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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...dauert lange . ( 1861–8 ); Vier ernste Gesänge , Op.121, low v., pf (orch by Sargent) ( 1896 ). songs: Brahms published over 200 songs, from his Op.3 ( 1852–3 ) to his Op.107 ( 1886 ). Among the best known, with poets' names, are: Abend‐dämmerung (Schack), Op.49, No.5 ( 1868 ); Am Sonntag Morgen (Heyse), Op.49, No.1 ( 1868 ); An eine Aeolsharfe (Mörike), Op.19, No.5 ( 1859 ); Auf dem Kirchhofe (Liliencron), Op.105, No.4 ( 1886 ); Blinde Kuh (Kopisch), Op.58, No.1 ( 1871 ); Botschaft (Daumer), Op.47, No.1 ( c. 1860 ); Dein blaues Auge (Groth), Op.59, No.8...

Blaue Reiter, Der

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Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable (2 ed.)

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... Reiter, Der . (German, ‘The Blue Rider’.) A group of German expressionist painters formed in 1911 and based in Munich. Leading members were Wassily Kandinsky ( 1866–1944 ), Franz Marc ( 1880–1916 ) and Paul Klee ( 1879–1940 ), and the organization took its name from Kandinsky's drawing of a blue horseman on the cover of an Almanac published in May 1912 as the first number of a proposed annual although in fact the only issue to appear. See also Blaue Vier, Die...

Germany

Germany: c. 35,000 years ago - 2005  

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...arts Music 1911 1911 Walter Gropius builds the Fagus Factory at Alfeld an der Leine in Germany Gropius, Walter (1883–1969) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1910s 20th century Architecture 1911 1911 The painters Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc and others form Der Blaue Reiter Blaue Reiter, Der A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art 2 1910s 20th century Arts Painting 1912 1912 The Kaiser and his advisers decide to postpone a preventive war against France and Russia Wilhelm II (b. 27 Jan. 1859) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 First...

20th century

20th century: 1900 - 1999  

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...(1864–1929) A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture 2 1910s Architecture British architecture Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 Scotland British Isles Europe Britain 1911 1911 The painters Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc and others form Der Blaue Reiter Blaue Reiter, Der A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art 2 1910s Arts Painting Germany 1911 1911 Roald Amundsen and his Norwegian team become the first people to stand at the South Pole Amundsen, Roald (1872–1928) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1910s Exploration...

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