A curator and music advisor for the Wilhelm Lehmbruck
Museum in Duisburg, Germany and guest lecturer on stage decor at the Kunstakademie in Dusseldorf, she also writes for A rtPress, Quotidien de l'art, and the Wiener Kurier.
This juxtaposition of high-modernist design and the classical female nude would become a recurring motif within Mies's interiors, with coquettish statuettes from colleagues such as Wilhelm Lehmbruck
and Aristide Maillol tucked into the boudoirs of many of the homes he designed.
She graduated from the Kunstakademie, Dusseldorf, and holds a Wilhelm Lehmbruck
scholarship awarded by the city of Duisburg.
cat., Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Wilhelm Lehmbruck
Museum Duisburg 2003, pp.
The mood shifts as we proceed to encounter Lehmbruck
's poignant sculpture of a Dying Warrior, 1915-16, and Kandinsky's own words on the First World War are quoted as a wall-text: 'What happiness when this appalling age is over.
She evinces catholic taste in art, professing admiration for artists as diverse as Barlach, Maillol, Rodin, Lehmbruck
, Mataree, Marini, Kollwitz, Kiefer, Calder and Laurens.
A move to Zurich brought Jawlensky stimulating exchanges with Paul Klee, the inventive Dadaists Jean Arp and Sophie Tauber-Arp, and sculptor Wilhelm Lehmbruck
. Works of these artists with themes (chromatic grids, ovals, front-face portraits) that relate to Jawlensky's own search, surround 130 of his paintings, now scattered around the world.
Yet while "Regarding Beauty" was crowded, the inner hall of the museum--a gallery populated with sculptural masterpieces by Daumier, Degas, Rodin, Rosso, Maillol, Matisse, Lehmbruck
, Baizerman, and others--was all but deserted.
The protagonist and sole actor in Thomas Bohme's novel Geruch des Gastes (Smell of the Guest) is Ferenc Lehmbruck
, "Doktor der Lichte" (who, as he mentions, is related to the sculptor Wilhelm Lehmbruck