Biography

1871

Was born July 17, 1871 in New York

1888

Was accepted to attend the Royal Academy in Berlin

1892

Studied at the “Academie Colarossi” in Paris

1909

Member of the Berlin Secession

1919

Appointment to the “Bauhaus” in Weimar

1924

Formation of “Die Blaue Vier” (the Blue Four) in conjunction with Alexej von Jawlensky, Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky

1937

Escape from the Nationals Socialists to New York. 400 of Feininger’s artworks were seized and defamed as “degenerate”

1947

President of the “Federation of American Painters and Sculptors”

1956

Died January 15, 1956 in New York