Born November 17~ Jacqueline Lamba

Jacqueline Lamba (November 17, 1910-July 20, 1993) was a French artist. Primarily a painter, her career included collage, sculpture, and the surrealist objects she created during her marriage to first husband André Breton.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Lamba

Puits et Cerisier by Jacqueline Lamba
1943-48 / Oil on canvas / 28″x18″ / Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Jacqueline Lamba on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/jacqueline-lamba/

Further reading:
http://www.thesurrealists.org/jacqueline-lamba.html
https://jacqueline-lamba.fr/en/
https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-bold-surrealist-alongside-magritte-miro-destroyed-work

“Far away from Paris: the surrealistic network in Mexico”:
https://www.schirn.de/en/magazine/context/2020/fantastische_frauen/far_away_from_paris_the_surrealistic_network_in_mexico/

Born October 26~ Marthe Donas

Belgian modernist artist Marthe Donas (October 26, 1885-January 31, 1967) was a pioneer of avant-garde painting in a career that evolved from cubism to the abstract.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marthe_Donas

Still Life with Coffee Pot by Marthe Donas
c.1917–18 / Oil on composition board / 20-5/16″x15″ / Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

Marthe Donas on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marthe-donas/

Further reading:
https://www.group2gallery.com/marthe-donas.html
http://www.marthedonas.be/
Musée Marthe Donas :https://bit.ly/3Emwj3X

Born October 20~ Ella Bergmann-Michel

Ella Bergmann-Michel (October 20, 1896-August 8, 1971) was a German abstract artist, photographer, and documentary filmmaker.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Bergmann-Michel

Fischlein Rot Stech Dich Tot by Ella Bergmann-Michel / 1918
Pen and India ink and red ink, gold paint, gouache, watercolor, pencil and printed paper collage on paper
19-5/8″x16-1/8″ / Private collection

Ella Bergmann-Michel on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ella-bergmann-michel/

Further reading:
http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/artists/1522/ella-bergmann-michel-german-1896-1971/
https://www.artsy.net/article/jshtngn-collagestudie-horizontal-1926-and-the-lost-work-of
https://festival.ilcinemaritrovato.it/en/sezione/la-donna-con-la-kinamo-ella-bergmann-michel/

Born May 20~ Ethel Schwabacher

Ethel Kremer Schwabacher (May 20, 1903-November 25, 1984) was an abstract expressionist painter, writer, and civil rights activist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethel_Schwabacher

Oedipus at Colonos, Number 2 by Ethel Schwabacher
1959 / Oil and acrylic on linen / 85-1/4″x60-1/4″ / Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Ethel Schwabacher on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ethel-schwabacher/

Further reading:
http://anitashapolskygallery.com/newsite/ethel-schwabacher/
https://www.denverartmuseum.org/en/blog/women-abstract-expressionism-artist-ethel-schwabacher
https://www.nytimes.com/1984/11/26/obituaries/ethel-k-schwabacher-dies-artist-writer-rights-activist.html

Born April 30~ Perle Fine

Perle Fine (April 30, 1905-May 31, 1988) was an American painter, printmaker, and teacher who became one of the few women artists associated with the abstract expressionists.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perle_Fine

Plan for the White City by Perle Fine
1950 / Oil and sand on canvas / 56-1/4″x38-1/4″ / Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, N.Y.

Perle Fine on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/perle-fine/

Further reading:
https://indianapublicmedia.org/arts/art-perle-fine-legend.php
https://atelier17.christinaweyl.com/artist-biographies/perle-fine/
https://www.guggenheim.org/blogs/findings/letters-and-paintings-from-groundbreaking-mid-century-artist-perle-fine

January 22~ Kandinsky & others found the Neue Künstlervereinigung München

Membership card for the Neue Künstlervereinigung München
(New Artists’ Association Munich)
using Wassily Kandinsky’s woodcut Felsen

1909 / Woodcut / Image 5 9/16”x5 11/16” / Various collections incl. MoMA, NYC

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