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Alexej von Jawlensky

Russian artist who belonged to The Blue 4 group in Germany and became known for his expressionist paintings. He was compelled to stop painting in 1937 after fighting crippling arthritis from 1929. He was been trained in the personal college of Anton Ažend up being. He was lifelong close friends with Jan Verkade and Paul Sérusier. He was most well-known for two group of paintings: “The Mystical Minds” and “The Saviour’s Encounters,” which he produced from 1917 to 1920. He was among five children delivered in Torzhok, Russia, to Georgi von Jawlensky and Alexandra Medwedewa. He previously a son called Andreas along with his wife Helene Nesnakomoff. He and fellow musician Wassily Kandinsky had been key statistics in the forming of the brand new Munich Performers’ Association.

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