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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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Throughout the life of the Bauhaus, many of the avant-garde artists of the period joined its faculty--Lyonel Feininger, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, and Oskar Schlemmer.
They also compare his oeuvre to the work of other Modern artists, including Pieter Bruegel, Lyonel Feininger, Vincent van Gogh, and Salvador Dali.
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.
The original manifesto designed by Lyonel Feininger and written by architect Walter Gropius will be among the works on display.
However, the data available on these plainchant editions has increased substantially with the advent of RELICS--that is, Renaissance Liturgical Imprints: A Census (4)--as well as the work of Marco Gozzi and other scholars who are carrying out research on liturgical books now held at the Feininger Collection in Trent.
Artists represented include Kathe Hollwitz, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, George Grosz, Lionel Feininger among a wide range of artists whose work spans the the years between the Second Empire and the rise of the Nazis.
All three had the radical division of labour in the factories in mind when they were in search of the smallest, irreducable steps of arithmetic operations--like Taylor or Gilbreth who identified the atoms of movements, like Feininger or Mondrian who identified the atoms of forms, they identified the atoms of thought.
Ultimately it would have betrayed the metaphysical basis of Sugimoto's investigation of light and brought him closer to the documentary tradition of urban photographers such as Andreas Feininger, Edward Weston, and Rudy Burkhardt.
He organized Sturm exhibitions in the galleries of Louis Bock & Son and, in 1917, in the city's art gallery where the works of Lionel Feininger, Paul Klee, and Wassily Kandinsky were exhibited.