French painter, sculptor, illustrator, stage designer and collector. He was a leading exponent of Fauvism. In early 1908 he destroyed most of his work to concentrate on tightly constructed landscape paintings, which were a subtle investigation of the work of Cézanne. After World War I his work became more classical, influenced by the work of such artists as Camille Corot. In his sculpture he drew upon his knowledge and collection of non-Western art....
German, 20th – 21st century, male.
Born 1949, in Wilhelmshaven.
Painter (mixed media).
From 1969 to 1972, Fetting trained as a carpenter while simultaneously, completing his professional training in stage design at the Landesbühne (country theatre) in Wilhelmshaven. He went to Berlin and studied under Hans Jaenisch at the art academy until 1978. In 1977, with three other contributors, he had co-founded the Galerie am Moritzplatz, near the Berlin wall that divided East and West Germany. In 1978 Fetting obtained a German Exchange Grant (DAAD) to stay in New York. When he returned, he collaborated on many group paintings, and from 1976 to 1981 produced several films....
Swedish painter, stage designer and teacher. He studied at the Konstnärförbund school in Stockholm (1905–8), then travelled to Paris and studied at Matisse’s school (1908–11). He was a member of the Young Ones group. In 1911 he married Sigrid Hjertén. Grünewald was greatly influenced by Matisse between ...
German, 20th century, male.
Born 1942, in Augsburg.
Painter (mixed media), draughtsman, sculptor, photographer. Figures, nudes, landscapes. Stage costumes and sets.
Hacker attended the art academy in Munich before settling in Berlin. In 1974, he was guest professor at the school of fine art in Hamburg. After producing works ascribable to kinetic art, Hacker became interested in the problems of creative activity, and displayed them in exhibitions alongside objects based on popular art. In ...
Lynn Boyer Ferrillo
French painter, printmaker and stage designer. He spent much of his youth in Versailles, moving in 1887 to Paris, where he studied under Gustave Moreau at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and under Jules Dupré at the Académie Julian. There he met Maurice Denis, Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard and Albert André. With a keen interest in both artistic precedents and contemporary trends, he absorbed in the mid-1890s the chief tenets of Impressionism, van Gogh’s work and Pointillism before slowly developing his own style. In ...