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Qualifications
painter, photographer, glass artist
Fox Weber 1988
Nationality/school
German, American
American citizen since 1939 (Fox Weber 1988)
Born
Bottrop 1888-03-19
Deceased
New Haven (Connecticut) 1976-03-25
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
married to Anni Albers
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Biographical information
Education
Königliche Akademie der Künste (Berlijn)
1913-1915, Königliche Kunstschule (Fox Weber 1988)
Handwerker- und Kunstgewerbeschule (Essen)
1916-1919 (Fox Weber 1988)
Königliche Akademie der Bildenden Kunste (München)
1912-1920 (Fox Weber 1988)
Bauhaus Schule (Weimar)
1920 (Fox Weber 1988)
Active in
Teacher at academy/university
Bauhaus Schule (Dessau)
since 1925
Black Mountain College (Asheville, North Carolina)
1933-1949; rector since 1948 (Fox Weber 1988)
Yale School of Art (Yale University (New Haven)
chairman of the Department of Design since 1950 (Fox Weber 1988)
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.
nonrepresentational art, geometric abstraction, self-portrait, portrait, still life, figure study (main subject), landscape (as genre), animal painting (genre), architecture (genre)
Fox Weber 1988
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.
Bauhaus
Entered on: 1991-11-20; Modification on: 2017-08-30

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