Goldmark Gallery

Jankel Adler

(Polish, 1895–1949)

bird and cage by jankel adler

Jankel Adler

Bird and cage, ca. 1940

composition with fish by jankel adler

Jankel Adler

Composition with fish, ca. 1940

figure with raised hands by jankel adler

Jankel Adler

Figure with raised hands, ca. 1940

interior by jankel adler

Jankel Adler

Interior, 1944–1945

lady seated by jankel adler

Jankel Adler

Lady seated, ca. 1940

still life abstract by jankel adler

Jankel Adler

Still life abstract, ca. 1940

Biography

Timeline

1922
Settled in Düsseldorf, taught at the Kunstakademie, member of the artists’ group "Junges Rheinland
1928
Winner of the Gold Medal of Deutsche Kunstausstellung (German Art Exhibition), Düsseldorf
First one-man exhibition at Barmen Museum
1933
Left Germany for Paris 1933
1937
His works were removed from public collections by the Nazis and shown in the exhibition “Entartete Kunst” (Degenerate Art), Munich
1939
Moved to Scotland, later to London
1940
Exhibitions in London, Paris and New York
Studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Barmen, Germany

Literature

Exhibition Catalogue “Jankel Adler 1895–1949”, with essay by Ulrich Krempel, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi, Köln 1985.
adine NIESZAWER ”Peintres juifs de l’Ecole de Paris 1905-1939” Editions Denoël Paris 2000