T. Lux Feininger

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Studio Scraps I, 1988
Studio Scraps I, 1988
The Song the Syrens Sang, 1986
The Song the Syrens Sang, 1986
Searching the Spiritual, 1983
Searching the Spiritual, 1983
Mentone, 1976
Mentone, 1976
Cubist Picture, 1974
Cubist Picture, 1974
Schiff im Golf von Siam, 1931
Schiff im Golf von Siam, 1931

Artist Bio

T. Lux Feininger (1910-2011)

1910
Born on June 11, in Berlin, the youngest son of Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956).

1919
Together with his family he moves to Weimar in where his father had been appointed Master at the Bauhaus.

1926-29
Studies under Josef Albers, Vassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and Oskar Schlemmer at the Bauhaus in Dessau.

1929
Gives up photography to pursue painting and develops a pictorial language all his own.

1936
Immigrates to the United States.

1947
First solo exhibition at the Julian Levy Gallery in New York.

1950-52
Teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.

1953-62
Teaches at Harvard University.

1962-75
Teaches at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He will write of this experience: "The interrelationship between subject-matter and form has for me been the real fascination of painting from my early days on. Clarity regarding this traffic between sensuous and intellectual attitudes came to me by way of teaching on the adult level, and this again led me to explore formal geometrical relations for a while."

Selected Press

T. Lux Feininger 1910-2011
T. Lux Feininger died on July 7, 2011 in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the age of 101.

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T. Lux Feininger 1910-2011
T. Lux Feininger stirbt am 7. Juli im Alter von 101 Jahren in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Past Gallery Exhibitions

BERLIN
Father and Son: Lyonel and T. Lux Feininger
Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, Woodcuts, and Locomotives
February 25 - April 12, 2013
NEW YORK
T. Lux Feininger
June 11 - July 23, 2010