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Feininger from Harvard

June 2–July 17:
A retrospective of the work of Lyonel Feininger will illuminate the multifaceted talent of the German-American artist.

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Lyonel Feininger was best known for his watercolors and drawings. With paintbrush and pencil, the New York-born artist created nature studies, caricatures and images of Germany, which he frequently visited until the 1930s. However, almost unnoticed by art connoisseurs Feininger also picked up a camera through which he studied the effects of light and shadow, as well as everyday street life. His experiments also included double exposures and blurring. Thanks to the Harvard Art Museum a comprehensive range of Feininger's œvre has been compiled for the first time, which will now be on show in Munich for a few weeks. For more information, visit


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