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biography of Lyonel FEININGER (1871-1956)

Personal data


Birth : 07/17/1871 - New York NY New York, United States
Death : 01/13/1956 - New York NY New York, United States
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Family relations

Father of Andreas FEININGER [ 1906-1999 ]
Father of Theodore Lux FEININGER [ 1910-2011 ]

Representatives

Achim Moeller Fine Art – 167 East 73rd Street – New York NY, United States


Education

1887 : Kunstgewerbeschule – Hamburg, Germany
1891 : Kunstgewerbeschule – Berlin, Germany

Professional data


Work and Life

1937:Lives and works in New York NY, USA
1936 – 1937:Lives and works in Oakland CA, USA
1913:Exhibition with Blaue Reiter Group
1911:Devotes himself to painting
1906:Caricaturist for the Chicago Tribune
1906 – 1908:Lives and works in Paris, France
1906:Marries Julia Llienfeld Berg
1887 – 1936:Lives and works in Germany
1883:Violonist
Meets Robert Delaunay, Paris, France
Meets PASCIN (Jules Pincas), Paris, France


Other professions

Musician

Illustrator – Children’s book

1936 – 1937 : Professor
Mills College – 5000 MacArthur Boulevard – Oakland CA, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Mixed media - Oil
Print-Multiple : Drypoint - Engraving - Etching - Lithograph - Woodcut
Sculpture-Volume :
Drawing-Watercolor : Chalk - Charcoal - Coloured pencils - Ink - Pencil - Watercolour

Subject

architecture
caricature
Daily life

Movements and styles

1919 : Bauhaus
1913 : Der blaue Reiter
1912 : Die Brücke
Cubism
American Modernists

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Paula Modersohn – Becker Museum – Bremen, Germany
2002 – 04/21/2002

1998

Retrospective
Neue Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Berlin, Germany
1998

Retrospective
Haus der Kunst – Munich, Germany
1998

1950

Galerie Jeanne Bucher – Paris, France
1950

1931

Retrospective
Alte Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Berlin, Germany
1931

1917

Galerie Sturm – Berlin, Germany
1917

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

sf6 San Francisco International Art Exposition
Fort Mason – San Francisco CA, United States
01/16/2004 – 01/19/2004
Represented by : Addison Associates Fine Arts – 2461 Buchanan Street – San Francisco CA, United States

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Landau Fine Art – 1456 Sherbrooke Street West – Montréal QC, Canada

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galerie Brockstedt – Magdalenenstrasse 11 – Hamburg, Germany

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galleria d’Arte Contini – San Marco 2765 – Venice VE, Italy

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Art Focus – Talstrasse 16 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Landau Fine Art – 1456 Sherbrooke Street West – Montréal QC, Canada

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Art Focus – Talstrasse 16 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 14
Frankfurt, Germany
05/26/2002 – 05/30/2002
Represented by : Galerie Vayhinger – Liggeringer Strasse 7 – Radolfzell, Germany

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galleria d’Arte Contini – San Marco 2765 – Venice VE, Italy

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Art Focus – Talstrasse 16 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

Art Innsbruck, n° 5
Innsbruck, Austria
03/08/2001 – 03/11/2001
Represented by : Galerie Oberweger – Montjolastrasse 22 – Schruns, Austria

13th Annual Works on Paper
New York NY, United States
03/02/2001 – 03/04/2001
Represented by : Galerie Glöckner – Mommsenstrasse 65 – Cologne, Germany

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Leonard Hutton Galleries – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Glöckner – Mommsenstrasse 65 – Cologne, Germany

1911

Salon des Artistes Indépendants
Paris, France
1911


Group exhibitions

2004

Feininger /Tobey: The Complete Correspondence
New York NY, United States
10/12/2004 – 11/24/2004

2002

Cityscapes by Klee and Feininger
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York NY, United States
09/25/2002 – 01/26/2003

1937

Degenerate Art
Munich, Germany
1937

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Dictionaries

1999

Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975 – 400 years of Artists in America
Publisher: Sound View Press – 859 Boston Post Rd. – Madison CT, United States
Director of publication: Falk Peter – 859 Boston Post Rd. – Madison CT, United States
1999
ISBN : 0932087558

Legals

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