German school of art, design and architecture, founded by Walter Gropius. It was active in Weimar from 1919 to 1925, in Dessau from 1925 to 1932 and in Berlin from 1932 to 1933, when it was closed down by the Nazi authorities. The Bauhaus’s name referred to the medieval Bauhütten or ...
Rainer K. Wick
Romanian, 20th century, female.
Active in Argentina from 1940 and in France from 1961; naturalised in 1981 in France.
Born 27 November 1923, in Bucharest.
Painter, engraver, ceramicist, collage artist. Figures, landscapes. Designs for stained glass.
Simona Ertan took classes in drawing, painting and linoleum engraving in Bucharest from 1934 to 1940. At the end of 1940 she left with her family for Argentina and settled in Buenos Aires. There, while continuing to paint, she took classes in aesthetics and pottery. In 1950, her encounter with Picasso's ...
Belgian, 20th century, male.
Born 1933, in Achel.
Neo-Constructivism, Conceptual Art.
Jos Jans was educated at the provincial institute of architecture and the applied arts in Hasselt. He was a founder member of the
Russian, 20th century, female.
Born 1889, in Ivanovskoje; died 25 May 1924, in Moscow.
Painter (including gouache/mixed media), collage artist, designer, potter. Nudes, figures. Stage sets.
Bubnovy Valet (Jack of Diamonds) group.
Liubov Sergueievna Popova came from a cultivated family. She studied in the studios of Stanislav Zhukovsky (...
Hungarian, 20th century, male.
Active in France after 1928.
Born 31 December 1902, in Budapest; died 6 April 1983, in Paris.
Sculptor, painter, engraver, draughtsman, potter.
Anton Prinner, who was probably born Anna Prinner but lived as a man throughout his life, studied painting at the Budapest school of fine arts in ...
Polish sculptor, draughtsman, painter, ceramicist, printmaker and tapestry designer. He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Łódź, graduating in 1951. His style derives from Constructivism and from the ‘Unism’ of his teacher