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Feininger

Lyonel. 1871--1956, US artist, who worked at the Bauhaus, noted for his use of superimposed translucent planes of colour
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Feininger was born in New York and went to Germany at the age of 16.
Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky and Klee in the New World, catalogo de la exposicion (Berna, Dusseldorf, 1997-98), Cologne, Dumont, 1997, p.
The era's nostalgic foxtrots, the Chopin waltzes, and Carl Orff's monumental Carmina Burana, bouncing off the walls of the sparsely furnished Bauhaus villa, perhaps "a confiscated one previously owned by a culture Jew," where Pasolini added reproductions of works by Feininger, Severini, Duchamp, and others (41), accompanying the harsh images of sodomy, rape, defecation, coprophagy, whipping, mutilation, branding, hanging, electric chairs, and more, are sure to drive away some of the audience irrespective of class, education, venue of exhibition, or the film's accessibility to complex modernist readings.
The teacher corps featured some of the leading figures of the day in the graphic and building arts, among them the painters Paul Klee, Vassily Kandinsky, Oscar Schlemmer, Lyonel Feininger and the architects Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Congruente con la historiografia de la historia del arte, la exposicion considera a la agrupacion artistica El Puente (Die Brucke) como el inicio --Kirchner, Heckel--, continua con el Jinete Azul (Blaue Reiter) --Kandinsky, Marc--, integra la resonancia expresionista en Austria --Schiele, Kokoschka--, y plantea su desarrollo teniendo como referente el antes y despues de la Primera Guerra Mundial --entre otros, Feininger, Rotluff, Nolde, Beckmann, Dix y Kollwitz--.
They also compare his oeuvre to the work of other Modern artists, including Pieter Bruegel, Lyonel Feininger, Vincent van Gogh, and Salvador Dali.
Behrens draws inspiration from Impressionism and Art Nouveau and artists like Lyonel Feininger and Alphonse Mucha, Her own design background is evident in the style of her oil paintings; rather than painting flowers exactly how they appear in nature, Behrens decides her own way to put highlights into them.
He was on holiday in Switzerland in 1920 when he received from Gropius a direct telegram: "Dear Paul Klee: We are unanimous in asking you to come and join us as a painter at the Bauhaus--Gropius, Feininger, Engelmann, Marcks, Itten, Klemm" (the signatories included one architect, one sculptor--and four painters).
The Round House did the play in 1999, brought it back with the same actors (Edward Gero as Nixon, Conrad Feininger as Kissinger), but with Jerry Whiddon the director, replacing William Foeller, who died a few years ago.
Some of the more well-known artists who studied or taught at the Bauhaus were Josef Albers, Lyonel Feininger, Walter Gropius, Johannes Itten, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Mies van der Rohe, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Oskar Schlemmer.
In addition, the Lazarof gift includes seven bronzes and one painting by Alberto Giacometti; 21 watercolors and paintings by Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky; as well as works by Alexander Archipenko, Constantin Brancusi, Georges Braque, Edgar Degas, Lyonel Feininger, Fernand Leger, Henry Moore and Camille Pissarro.