(1910 - 1991)
Jean Leppien was active/lived in Germany, France. Jean Leppien is known for abstract painting, photography.
Jean Leppien was a noted French artist who began painting abstract art
in 1927. He employed various media, ranging from drawing to monotypes
and oil paintings. In 1929 he joined the Bauhaus in Dessau, where he was
a pupil of Albers, of Kandinsky and Paul Klee.
(1931-32), he worked with Moholy-Nagy and learned photography at the
School Itten. In 1933 he left Nazi Germany and settled in Paris.
the Nazis came into power, Jean Leppien joined the French Foreign
Legion, hating Nazism more than he hated war. Demobilized, he joined the
French Resistance but was arrested and deported. All of his work up
until 1944 was lost, seized by the Gestapo and destroyed as degenerate
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