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Lyonel Charles Adrian Feininger  American  1871 -1956
Born: New York, New York, United States 
Active: New York, New York, United States 
Studied: Kinstgewerbeschule, Hamburg, Germany 
Berlin Academy, Germany 
Academie Colarossi, Paris 
Exhibited: Germany 
New York City 
Examples of Work: Baltimore Museum of Art, MD 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Modern Art, New York City 
Philadelphia Museum of Art 
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence 
Seattle Art Museum 
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City 
Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio 
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Decorative
Teaching Positions: The Bauhaus, Germany 1919-1933
Mills College 1936
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Lyonel Feininger was born in New York, the son of concert musicians.

In 1887 he went to Germany to refine his skills as a violinist but decided to study painting instead, attending the Kunstgewerbeschule in Hamb... (More)

Lyonel Feininger was born in 1871. He traveled to Hamburg, Germany in 1887, originally to study music but quickly turned to art, studying at the Berlin Academy. Feininger was a Cubist painter who depicted modern life and architecture such as cathedrals, factories and harbors. He infused his sub... (More)

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