(1900 - 1983)
Adja Yunkers was active/lived in New York / Sweden. Adja Yunkers is known for color woodcut, lithography, abstract painting, teaching.
Biography Adja Yunkers
Adja Yunkers, of Latvian birth, studied in Leningrad, Paris, Berlin, and London and, after a period of travel, established a worshop in Stockholm. In 1946 he came to the United States where, three years later, he received a Guggenheim Fellowship.
His color woodblocks have been exhibited throughout this country - most recently at the Borgenicht Gallery, New York (1953). The five panel polyptych from this exhibition is now on tour - to be shown in 25 major American museums. He is represented in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan, Boston, Brooklyn, and Philadelphia Museums, the New York Public Library, the National and Corcoran Galleries and many other instituions here and abroad.
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