biografía de Alexej VON JAWLENSKY (1864-1941)

Personal data


Birth : 03/13/1864 - Torschok, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Death : 03/15/1941 - Wiesbaden, Germany
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Representatives

Galerie Thomas – Maximilianstrasse 25 – Munich, Germany


Education

Pupil of / student of Il’ia Efimovich REPIN [ 1844-1930 ]
1896 : Azbè-Schule – Munich, Germany
Friend of Wassily KANDINSKY 瓦西里•康定斯基 [ 1866-1944 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1938:Stopped painting, Germany
1934:Forbidden by the National Socialists to exhibit his work, Germany
1929:Crippled by arthristis, Germany
1924:Part of Die blauen Vier Group
1922:Married Hélène Nesnakomoff, Germany
1921:Moved to Wiesbaden, Germany
1916:Met Emmy Scheyer, Germany
1914:Moved to Saint-Prex, Switzerland
1911:Part of Blaue Reiter, Germany
1911:Met Van Dongen, Paris, France
1909:Part of NKVM Neue Künstlervereiningung München, Munchen, Germany
1907 – 1909:Spent summers with Kandinsky and Gabriele Münter, Murnau, Germany
1907:Worked with Matisse, Paris, France
1904:First time saw a Painting of Gauguin
1903:Met Kubin in Paris, France
1902:Decided to work alone
1896:Moved to Munchen, Germany
1891 – 1921:Met and lived with Marianne von Werefkin
1889:Officer of the Imperial Guard and pupil of Art Academy, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil/board - Oil/canvas - Oil/paper
Print-Multiple : Lithograph
Drawing-Watercolor : Chalk - Charcoal - Gouache - Ink - Pastel - Pencil - Watercolour

Subject

still life
landscape
portrait

Artistic periods

1921-1935 : Painting Series of Constructivist (or Abstract) Heads, Germany
1918-1920 : Painting Series of Savior's Faces, Germany
1917-1919 : Painting Series of Mystical Heads, Germany
1911 : Paintings of North Sea Landscapes
1907 : Met Verkade and Sérusier, and influenced by Symbolism and Gauguin
1905 : Still-life with vivid colours
1905-1910 : Influenced by Fauvism
1913 : Paintings were still close to Fauvism and German Expressionism, and influenced by Russian Icons.
At first, influenced by Van Gogh and Cézanne

Movements and styles

Der blaue Reiter
Abstraction
German Expressionism (Die Brücke, Der Blaue Reiter)

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Icons for a New Era: The Spiritual abstractions of Alexej Jawlensky
Long Beach Museum of Art – Long Beach CA, United States
06/15/2002 – 04/06/2003

Meditationen
Museum für Neue Kunst – Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
03/22/2002 – 05/26/2002

2001

Meditations
Galerie Thomas – Munich, Germany
11/15/2001 – 12/22/2001

1995

Retrospective
Musée Rath – Geneva GE, Switzerland
1995

Retrospective
Palazzo Reale – Milan MI, Italy
1995

1983

Alexej Jawlensky 1864-1941
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus – Munich, Germany
02/23/1983 – 04/17/1983

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Leonard Hutton Galleries – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Leonard Hutton Galleries – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galerie Margret Heuser – Gartenstrasse 41 – Düsseldorf, Germany

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Art Focus – Talstrasse 16 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : Peter Findlay Gallery – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Leonard Hutton Galleries – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Art Focus – Talstrasse 16 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

2001

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Art Focus – Talstrasse 16 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Leonard Hutton Galleries – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Brockstedt – Magdalenenstrasse 11 – Hamburg, Germany

1905

Berliner Secession
Berlin, Germany
1905

Salon d’Automne, n°3
Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris – Paris, France
1905

1903

Secession
Wiener Secession – Vereinigung bildender Künstler – Vienna, Austria
1903


Group exhibitions

2004

Picasso, Chagall, Jawlensky, Soutine
Kunstmuseum Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
02/14/2004 – 05/02/2004

2002

My Four Blue Kings: Galka Scheyer and the Blue Four
Norton Simon Museum of Art – Pasadena CA, United States
12/13/2002 – 04/14/2003

2001

Jawlensky and his contemporaries
Fondation de l’Hermitage – Lausanne VD, Switzerland
01/26/2001 – 05/13/2001

1954

Collection Graindorge
Van AbbeMUSEUM – Eindhoven, Netherlands
1954

Collection Fernand Graindorge
Kunsthalle Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
08/28/1954 – 10/03/1954

1913

Erste deutsche Herbstsalon
Galerie Sturm – Berlin, Germany
1913

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