(1904 - 1979)
Xanti (Alexander) Schawinsky was active/lived in New York, North Carolina / Switzerland, Germany. Xanti Schawinsky is known for abstract painting, stage design, teaching, graphics, collage.
Biography Xanti Schawinsky
The following biography is by Steven Lowy from exhibition catalog: Champions of Modernism III, Wendt Gallery, 2009. Lowy is an independent curator and President of Portico, New York, Inc.
Xanti Schawinsky (1904-1979)
He was a member and teacher of the Bauhaus School of Art. His modernism art works explore the relationship of movement and space, expressing force and energy. He was relentlessly experimental in his paintings, working in multiple mediums and employing novel methods, which helped him to create his symbolic, iconic body of work seen in his fine creations.
Xanti (Alexander) Schawinsky was born in 1904 in Basel, Switzerland, and as a boy began to study art there in 1915. He
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