2009-05-28

Art: Alexej Georgewitsch von Jawlensky

Alexander Sakharoff, portrait by Alexej von Jawlensky, 1909

"Alexej Georgewitsch von Jawlensky (13 March 1864 – 15 March 1941) was a Russian expressionist painter active in Germany. He was a member of the New Munich Artist's Association (Neue Künstlervereinigung München), Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) group and later the Die Blaue Vier (The Blue Four)." - Wikipedia
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4 comments:

josephzohn said...

Han är tung!
Har för mig att min favorit han Klee även var med på ett blått ridande hörn??

P-E Fronning said...

Jo, den däringa blicken är fenomenal tycker jag. Visst var Klee med på ett slikt hörn, jorå.

SP said...

Did you know this was used as a jazz album cover a few years ago?

www.amazon.co.uk/Skinny-Grin-Acoustic-Ladyland/dp/B000I5Y8ZK

It's a great artwork, for sure.

P-E Fronning said...

SP: Yes, the article mentioned that as well. Good choice indeed.