Afternoon Salon

Galka Scheyer and the Blue Four: Introducing the European Avant-Garde

Heavy Circles, 1927
Vasily Kandinsky
Russian, 1866-1944
Oil on canvas
22-1/2 x 20-1/2 in. (57.2 x 52.1 cm)
Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection

Galka Scheyer and the Blue Four: Introducing the European Avant-Garde

Date: Sunday, December 09, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Educator: Staff Educator
Type: Afternoon Salon

In 1924, German art dealer Galka Scheyer brought four artists together to form the Blue Four and introduced these artists to an American audience. Consider the work of Lyonel Feininger, Alexei Jawlensky, Vasily Kandinsky and Paul Klee, and learn how Scheyer’s personal collection came to reside at the Museum.


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