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Werner Drewes

(American/German, 1899 - 1985)

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Werner Drewes

Forms in Balance

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Werner Drewes

Gambit, 1943

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Biographie

Chronologie

1899
Born July 27, 1899, in Canig, Germany
1919 - 1920
Studied architecture at the Technische Hochschule in Berlin-Charlottenburg and at the Stuttgart School of Arts and Crafts in Stuttgart
1921 - 1922
Studied design at the Bauhaus (Weimar) with Klee, Itten and Schlemmer, Weimar, Germany
1927 - 1928
Studied again at the Bauhaus (Dessau) with Kandisky and Feininger
1930
Emigrated to New York, NY
1934 - 1936
Taught drawing and printmaking at the Brooklyn Museum, under the auspices of the Federal Art Project.
1934
Drewes met Katherine Dreier, founder of the Societe Anonyme, a circle for sharing ideas about avant-garde art among European and American artists.
1936
Became a citizen of the United States and joined the American Artists Congress
1937 - 1940
Instructor in painting, drawing and printmaking, Columbia University, New York, NY
1937
Founding member of the American Abstract Artists

Expositions

2006
Werner Drewes: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1930s through 1980s, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2004
Edmondson vs. Drewes: Relief vs. Intaglio, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003
Werner Drewes 1899-1985, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Werner Drewes: A Bauhaus Artist 1899-1985, Lakewood, CO (solo)
2000
Werner Drewes: Essential Forms, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1999
Americans and Expatriates: Nonobjective Painting in America 1920-1950, David Findlay Fine Art, New York, NY
1997
Werner Drewes: Facets of Abstraction, Paintings, Woodcuts, Drawings, Collages 1920s to 1980s, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1996
Werner Drewes: Paintings and Works on Paper, AAA, New York, NY (solo)
1994 - 1995
Werner Drewes: Paintings and Works on Paper, AAA, New York, NY (solo)
1992
Werner Drewes: A Retrospective View, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

Collections publiques

National Museum of American Artists, Smithsonian, Washington, DC
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Mitchner Museum, Doylestown, PA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, MA