The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky and Klee in the New World

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In 1924 Galka Scheyer brought the work of four fellow avant-garde artists-The Blue Four- from Germany to America. This beautiful book discusses Scheyer's promotion of modern art in the United States, documents her friendships with the four artists, and reproduces hundreds of their works.
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Overview

In 1924 Galka Scheyer brought the work of four fellow avant-garde artists-The Blue Four- from Germany to America. This beautiful book discusses Scheyer's promotion of modern art in the United States, documents her friendships with the four artists, and reproduces hundreds of their works.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780300075991
  • Publisher: Dumont Buchverlag
  • Publication date: 9/10/1998
  • Pages: 366
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 11.33 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 8
Thanks and Acknowledgments 13
The Founding of the Blue Four and their Presentation in New York in 1924-1925 15
Minister, Kindermadchen, Little Friend: Galka Scheyer and The Blue Four 29
Narrow Circles and Uneasy Alliances: Galka Scheyer and American Collectors of the Blue Four 51
"I have entrusted my art to her": Emmy Scheyer and Alexej von Jawlensky - A Friendship 63
"The Most Precious and Most Personal of Gifts" Pictures Exchanged between Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, and Klee 79
Plates 137
"Blue Four? Hardly Anyone in Germany Has Ever Heard of Them" - The Blue Four Exhibition at the Galerie Ferdinand Moller, Berlin, in October 1929 247
The Last Years of the Blue Four, 1933-1945 263
"It is a Long, Long Road." John Cage and Galka Scheyer 273
Galka Scheyer and the Norton Simon Museum 279
The Blue Four - Letters 291
The Blue Four: Chronology of Events 322
Catalog of Works on Exhibition 336
Exhibitions 356
Bibliography 360
Photographic Acknowledgments 365
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