Alexej von Jawlensky
Russian, 1864-1941
786 followers
Alexej von Jawlensky
Russian, 1864-1941
786 followers
High auction record
$19m, Sotheby's, 2008
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Das kleine Format,
Galerie Schwarzer
A Taste of Art / Vol.III,
BAILLY GALLERY
2015
Collectionism and Modernity. Two Case Studies: The Im Obersteg and Rudolf Staechelin Collections,
Museo Reina Sofía

Alexej von Jawlensky primarily painted archetypal portraits in an increasingly abstract style, …

Read more

Alexej von Jawlensky primarily painted archetypal portraits in an increasingly abstract style, eventually reducing the face to simple geometric forms in contrasting colors. Earlier on, his portraits, landscapes, and still lifes drew inspiration from Wassily Kandinsky—with whom he helped form “Der Blaue Reiter” (The …

Read more
Want to sell a work by this artist? Learn more.
Ways to Buy
Buy now
Bid
Inquire
Medium
Gallery
Institution
Time period