(1908 - 1989)
John Konstantin Hansegger was active/lived in New York / Switzerland. John Hansegger is known for portraits of notable persons, cubist figurative painting.
Biography John Hansegger
Born in St. Fiden (St. Gallen), Switzerland, John Hansegger was educated in Europe. He had his first one-man show in Zug, Switzerland in 1928 where the local press noted that . . . the extraordinary exactitude of the paintings and the creative power of this young artist are remarkable," He later joined the Kunstler-Vereinigung in Munich, Germany in 1933 where he participated in several exhibitions while he was sponsored by the Kunsthaus in Zurich. In 1937 he arrived in Paris where he joined with other noted painters of the "Surindependents" movement (including Paul Klee) and joined the "Allianz" (Confederation of Modern Swiss Artists in Zurich).
In 1942 he returned to his native Switzerland where he opened the Des Eaux Vives Gallery
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