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Richard Lindner

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A.k.a.:  Richard Linder.   308 auction records.   1 upcoming.  
Richard Lindner (1901 - 1978) was active/lived in New York / Germany, France.  Richard Lindner is known for Robotic modernist figure, hard-edge form painting, teaching.

Born in 1901 at Hamburg, Germany, Richard Lindner became a fine-art painter of hard-edge abstract figures, a fashion illustrator and art educator. His signature figural works reflect his perception of the un-fulfillment of pop culture and are shown in surreal settings with garish bright colors, flat forms and faces with severe expressions. Among them are streetwalkers, military personnel, mannequins and circus performers---all looking mechanical and unhappy.

Richard Lindner spent his childhood in Nuremberg and studied there at the Kunstgewerbeschule. From 1924 to 1927 he lived in Munich where he studied from 1925 at the Kunstakademie. He moved to Berlin and stayed there until 1928 and then returned to Munich to become art director of a publishing firm. He remained there until 1933 when he was forced to flee to Paris, where he became politically engaged, sought contact with French artists and earned his living as a commercial artist.

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Keywords and Quick Facts for Richard Lindner

Exhibition of Art School
  • The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  • Advertising Art
  • Collage and/or Decoupage
  • Easel Painting
  • Graphics: Design and/or Printmaking
  • Illustration, Illustrator
  • Murals: Design, Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Stained Glass
  • Sculpture, Three Dimensional Forms, Sculptor
MediaArt StyleSubjectArt School
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Munich (Royal Academy, Student
  • Dusseldorf Art Academy, Germany, Student
  • Pratt Institute of Art, Teacher
  • Yale University School of Fine Art, and Architecture, Teacher
  • Early 20th Century Before 1950
  • Late 20th Century After 1950
Added Description
  • Art Educator: Teaching, Lectures, Workshops, Writing
  • Commercial Art and Design
  • Figure Specialty
  • Imprisoned Artist
  • Printmaking Specialty
Exhibition of Museum
  • Corcoran Gallery and/or Art School, Washington DC
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Whitney Museum of American Art

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