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Qualifications
sculptor, painter, illustrator, engraver (printmaker), collagist, watercolorist, lithographer, etcher, draftsman
Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009
Nationality/school
German, American, French
American citizenship in 1948; French citizenship in 1958 (Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009)
Born
Brühl 1891-04-02
Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009
Deceased
Paris 1976-04-01
Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
married to art historian Louise Amelie Straus (Saur 1992-) between 1918 and 1922; married to Peggy Guggenheim between 1941 and 1943; married Dorothea Tanning in 1946 (Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009)
See also
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Biographical information
Education
schilderonderwijs van zijn vader (Saur 1992-)
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn; studied philosophy, psychology and art history in the summer of 1910 (Saur 1992-)
Active in
  • Parijs 1913
    met artists Guillaume Apollinaire and Robert Delaunay (Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009)
  • Berlijn 1916
    met George Grosz (Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009)
  • Keulen 1918 - 1922
    Saur 1992-
  • München 1919
    visited Paul Klee (Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009)
  • Tirol (deelstaat) 1921 - 1922
    journey (Saur 1992-)
  • Eaubonne 1922 - 1927
    to Paris in 1922 and in Eaubonne from 1923 onwards (Saur 1992-)
  • Indochina (regio) 1924
    several months (Saur 1992-)
  • Meudon 1927
    resided in Meudon (Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009)
  • Zürich 1934
    before 1934 (Saur 1992-)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1937
    met artist Leonora Carrington (Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche 1938
    from 1938 onwards
  • New York City 1941 - 1953
    Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009
  • Sedona (Arizona) 1946
    from 1946 onwards (Saur 1992-)
  • Parijs 1950 - 1955
    traveled to Paris in 1950; resided in Paris in 1953 with Dorothea Tanning (Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009)
  • Indre-et-Loire (dept.) 1955 - 1964
    municipality of Huismes in the department Indre-et-Loire (Saur 1992-)
  • Seillans 1964
    resided in Seillans (Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009)
  • Verenigde Staten van Amerika 1975
    journey (Saur 1992-)
Teacher at academy/university
University of Hawaii (Honolulu)
lecturer in 1952 (Saur 1992-)
born in
active in
died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
landscape (as genre), portrait, animal painting (genre), figure, abstraction
Spies/Weber/Elsen-Schwedler e.a. 2009
Medium/technique
moulding plaster, bronze, wood, silver, brass, marble, gold, oil paint, glass, watercolor
RKD beelddocumentatie
Product
furniture (guide term), mask, relief, sculptures (crafts), medallions, scenic design
schaakstukken (RKD beelddocumentatie)
Current
Here we mention the current to which an artist belonged. Many currents have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Futurism, Surrealism
Member of
Comment
Max-Ernst-Museum (geopend vanaf april 2005), Bahnhofstr.21, D - 50321 Brühl
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Entered on: 1991-12-14; Modification on: 2018-01-23

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