Charmion Von Wiegand
(1896 - 1983)
Charmion Von Wiegand was active/lived in New York, Illinois. Charmion Von Wiegand is known for geometric abstract painting, collage.
Biography Charmion Von Wiegand
A leading mid-20th century Geometric Abstract painter, Charmion Von Wiegand was born in Chicago and attended Barnard College and the Columbia School of Journalism. She then worked as a newspaper reporter in New York City, being a correspondent for the Hearst newspapers in Moscow.
She returned to New York where she had become associated with the Avant Garde art movement and had started painting in 1926. By 1929, she was devoting herself full time to painting and to writing about art for national magazines. She married novelist Joseph Freeman.
She was a close friend of Piet Mondrian and until his death in 1944, worked with him on essays relating to his principles of abstract Neo-Plastic art. In fact, she wrote the first Americ
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