Lyonel FEININGER was born in New York in 1871. In 1887 he moved to Ger­many. From 1888 stud­ies at the arts and crafts school in Ham­burg, stud­ies at the art acad­e­my in Berlin and stud­ies at the Col­lège Saint Ser­vais in Liège. From 1892 reg­u­lar trips to the Baltic coast. 1906 move to Paris. Stud­ied at the Académie Colarossi. 1909 Joins the Berlin artist group “Seces­sion”. In 1911 he took part in an exhi­bi­tion in the “Salon Indépen­dants” in Paris and in 1913 in the “First Ger­man Autumn Salon”. 1918 relo­ca­tion to Braun­lage in the Harz Moun­tains. 1919 appoint­ment to the Weimar Bauhaus Insti­tute. Togeth­er with Kandin­sky, Klee and Jawlen­sky in 1924 the artist group “Die Blauen Vier” was found­ed. 1936 Appoint­ed to Mills Col­lege in Oak­land, Cal­i­for­nia. Return to Berlin in the same year. Due to the polit­i­cal unrest he emi­grat­ed to New York. In his motifs, Feininger main­ly turns to cities, build­ings and lake land­scapes. His works are char­ac­ter­ized by a strik­ing flood of light and strict con­struc­tion. Lyonel Feiniger died in New York in 1956

Lyonel FEININGER was born in New York in 1871. In 1887 he moved to Ger­many. From 1888 stud­ies at the arts and crafts school in Ham­burg, stud­ies at the art acad­e­my in Berlin and stud­ies at the Col­lège Saint Ser­vais in Liège. From 1892 reg­u­lar trips to the Baltic coast. 1906 move to Paris. Stud­ied at the Académie Colarossi. 1909 Joins the Berlin artist group “Seces­sion”. In 1911 he took part in an exhi­bi­tion in the “Salon Indépen­dants” in Paris and in 1913 in the “First Ger­man Autumn Salon”. 1918 relo­ca­tion to Braun­lage in the Harz Moun­tains. 1919 appoint­ment to the Weimar Bauhaus Insti­tute. Togeth­er with Kandin­sky, Klee and Jawlen­sky in 1924 the artist group “Die Blauen Vier” was found­ed. 1936 Appoint­ed to Mills Col­lege in Oak­land, Cal­i­for­nia. Return to Berlin in the same year. Due to the polit­i­cal unrest he emi­grat­ed to New York. In his motifs, Feininger main­ly turns to cities, build­ings and lake land­scapes. His works are char­ac­ter­ized by a strik­ing flood of light and strict con­struc­tion. Lyonel Feiniger died in New York in 1956


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