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Hjerten, Sigrid (1885-1948) – Harbor Photo – View from the Studio to Stadsgardskajen (Private Collection)

Sigrid Hjertén was a Swedish modernist painter. Hjertén is considered a major figure in Swedish modernism. Periodically she was highly productive and participated in 106 exhibitions. She worked as an artist for 30 years before succumbing to complications from a lobotomy for schizophrenia. Sigrid Hjertén was born in Sundsvall in 1885. She studied at the…

Leopold Museum Wien Vienna: Boeckl

The Leopold Museum, housed in the Museumsquartier in Vienna, Austria, is home to one of the largest collections of modern Austrian art, featuring artists such as Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka and Richard Gerstl. It contains the world’s largest Egon Schiele Collection. The more than 5,000 exhibits collected by Elisabeth and Rudolf Leopold over…

Jawlensky, Alexei (1864-1941) – 1910c. Head (Museum of Modern Art, New York City, USA)

Oil on canvas over cardboard; 41 x 32.7 cm. Source: Oxford University Press Russian painter and printmaker, active in Germany. When he was ten, his family moved to Moscow. Following family tradition, he was originally educated for a military career, attending cadet school, and, later, the Alexander Military School in Moscow. However, while still a…