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Lyonel Feininger was a significant American painter and caricaturist known for his unique cubist and expressionist works. Born on July 17, 1871, in New York City, Feininger later moved to Germany where he studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin. His works are characterized by abstract forms, clear lines, and vibrant colors. Feininger also worked as a caricaturist, regularly publishing his cartoons in magazines.

  • Born: July 17, 1871
  • Birthplace: New York City, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin
  • Teachers: Ernst Hancke, Karl Schlabitz
  • Epoch: classical modernism
  • Style: Cubism, Expressionism, Bauhaus

 As a member of the famous Bauhaus, Feininger made significant contributions to the development of modern art and influenced an entire generation of artists.