T Lux Feininger | the artist




The artist T Lux Feininger
Born June 11 1910, Berlin, Germany.
Died July 7 2011 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Bauhaus, Photography, Painting,


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T. Lux Feininger
Feininger began to paint in the early 1930s; after three years of living in Paris, he relocated to New York in 1937, leaving behind the majority of his negatives, which he never recovered. He did not make photographs again until after World War II and then only for his own use and enjoyment. After 1953 Feininger stopped making photographs altogether. He turned his full energies to painting and teaching, first in New York and later in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He retired from teaching in 1975, but he continues to paint and exhibit his work…

Theodor Lux Feininger
Works in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

T. Lux Feininger
Lyonel Feininger

T. Lux Feininger
Works in the SFMOMA collection

T. Lux Feininger, his paintings
T. Lux Feininger was born on June 11, 1910 in Berlin, the youngest son of Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956). Together with his family he moved to Weimar in 1919, where his father had been appointed Master at the Bauhaus. Between 1926 and 1929, he studied under Josef Albers, Vassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and Oskar Schlemmer at the Bauhaus in Dessau. Though initially a photographer, he turned to painting in 1929 and developed a pictorial language all his own…



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