Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Fifi Kreutzer

Up until now, this expressionist painter was unknown, linked to her associations with other artists, including her husband. This exhibit in Bonn has contributed to the rediscovery of Fifi Kreutzer's work in its own right.

Carnival in Cologne, 1926

... After studying printmaking at Hamburg's college of arts and crafts, she returned to the Rhineland and selected landscape and animal motifs as the topic for her lifework. In the mid 1920s she created works using an abstract vernacular and freely interpreting typical countryside vistas of the Oberbergisch and Sieg districts where she lived after marrying F. M. Jansen. But she also captured landscape motifs in southern Germany, Austria, northern Italy, and Serbia, where she had toured together with her husband ...


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