(1877 - 1952)
Katherine Sophie Dreier was active/lived in New York, Connecticut. Katherine Dreier is known for modernist painting, art collecting.
Biography Katherine Dreier
Katherine Sophie Dreier was an artist, writer, and collector associated
with the Dada movement in New York. Early on, she manifested her
dual interests in social issues and art. Her own painting was
abstract with a spiritual emphasis, and she became a member of the
Abstraction-Creation group. She had an extensive art collection
of her own that she donated to Yale University in 1941.
born into a prominent Brooklyn family on 10 September 1877. Her
parents were Dorothea Adelheid and John Caspar Theodor Dreier, both
immigrants from Bremen, Germany. Katherine was the youngest of
five children. Dreier's father, Theodore, had amassed a modest
fortune in an iron importing business.
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