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The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum
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The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum

by Vivian Endicott Barnett
 

A famous art collector, dealer, and indomitable champion of modern art, Emmy (Galka) Scheyer (1889–1945) is best known as the founder of the Blue Four artists’ group, whose members were Lyonel Feininger, Paul Klee, Alexei Jawlensky, and Vasily Kandinsky. Through her contacts with the art world in Europe and America, Scheyer acquired a remarkable

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A famous art collector, dealer, and indomitable champion of modern art, Emmy (Galka) Scheyer (1889–1945) is best known as the founder of the Blue Four artists’ group, whose members were Lyonel Feininger, Paul Klee, Alexei Jawlensky, and Vasily Kandinsky. Through her contacts with the art world in Europe and America, Scheyer acquired a remarkable collection of paintings, works on paper, and sculpture. This book presents almost five hundred items from the collection, reproducing most in full color. It features numerous works by the Blue Four, as well as those by eminent European artists and artists Scheyer knew in California.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300096354
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
11/10/2002
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
9.75(w) x 11.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Vivian Endicott Barnett is a freelance curator, author of the Kandinsky catalogue raisonné, and coeditor of The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, and Klee in the New World, published by Yale University Press.

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