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Alexej von Jawlensky

Data de nascimento: 13. Março 1864
Data de falecimento: 15. Março 1941

Alexej Georgewitsch von Jawlensky foi o mais célebre pintor expressionista russo, embora a sua carreira artística se tenha desenrolado praticamente na Alemanha, onde integrou um grupo de artistas denominado Der Blaue Reiter.

Citações Alexej von Jawlensky

„Perhaps you have heard that Baroness Werefkin died in February. It was a great blow to me. Yes, indeed, sooner or later we have to pay for our mistakes once made. And often so severely.“

—  Alexej von Jawlensky

Quote of Jawlensky's letter, 12 June, 1938 to P. Willibrord Verkade, as cited in Leben und Werk, 1860- 1938, Bernd Fäthke, Prestel Verlag, 1980, ISBN 9783791308869, as cited on http://www.fembio.org/english/biography.php/woman/biography/marianne-werefkin/#literatur on the website Fembio, by Luise F. Pusch - transl. Joey Horsley, p. 19
1936 - 1941

„.. human faces are for me only suggestions to see something else in them – the life of colour, seized with a lover's passion.“

—  Alexej von Jawlensky

Quote of Jawlensky from a letter to his brother Dimitri, circa 1917/18; as cited in Clemens Weiler, op. cit., 1971, p. 12
1900 - 1935

„I am now mainly painting faces and landscapes; I am obsessed day and night by the vision of faces and colours. And the spiritual vision is my mystical world.“

—  Alexej von Jawlensky

Quote of Jawlensky from a letter to his brother Dimitri, c. 1917/18; as cited in Alexej von Jawlensky, Museum Boymans-van-Beuningen, Rotterdam; exhibition catalog 25/9 – 27/11-1994, p. 150
1900 - 1935

„My paintings [c. 1907] were aglow with colors and so my soul was contended with them.“

—  Alexej von Jawlensky

1900 - 1935
Fonte: Expressionism: A Revolution in German Art, Dietmer Elger, Taschen, 2002, p. 166

„The whole of French art is a matter of seeing Nature as beautiful, very beautiful, in fact. But on the whole this is not enough. You have to create your own Nature – Van Gogh!“

—  Alexej von Jawlensky

Jawlensky is looking back on his encounter with French art through his voyage with Marianne Werefkin to Normandy and Paris, in 1903 when he discovered Van Gogh
1900 - 1935
Fonte: Expressionism: A Revolution in German Art, Dietmer Elger, Taschen, 2002, p. 166

„From then on [1880] I used to go to the Tretyakov Gallery [in Moscow] every Sunday, arriving very early and staying there without eating until closing time at three o'clock. It was a tremendous experience for me, like going to church. Indeed, I felt as if I were in a temple.“

—  Alexej von Jawlensky

from: his Memories, in 'Catalogue Raisonné of the oil Paintings', ed. Maria Jawlensky, Angelica Jawlensky and Lucia Pieroni-Jawlensky; published resp. in 1991, 1992, 1993
Fonte: 1936 - 1941, Life Memories' (1938), p.274

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„This acquaintance [with Marianne Werefkin ] would change my life. I became a friend of hers, of this clever woman gifted with genius.“

—  Alexej von Jawlensky

from his memoirs, 1936/41: in Lebenserinnerungen (Memories), Alexej Jawlensky - Köpfe-GesichteMeditationen (Heads-Faces-Meditations), ed. Clemens Weiler (Hanau: H. Peters, 1970), p. 106
1936 - 1941

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