American Modernism and the German Avant-Garde

May 20 – July 31, 1998

Marsden Hartley (1877-1943)
Painting No. 3, 1914
Oil on canvas, 42 1/8 x 34 3/4 inches
Fisk University

Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938)
Line vs. Nature, 1922
Gouache and watercolor on paper, 5 x 7 inches
Titled and dated in artist’s hand recto, and annotated verso

Albert Bloch (1882-1961)
Duel, 1912
Oil on Canvas, 39 1/2 x 50 1/2 inches
Private collection

Konrad Cramer (1888-1963)
Abstraction-Improvisation, circa 1912
Oil on canvas, 30 x 26 inches

Press Release

Concerning Expressionism: American Modernism and the German Avant-Garde represents the second in a series of exhibitions which Hollis Taggart Galleries will present over the next several years with the purpose of advancing the study of American Modernism. The first exhibition in our series was the landmark show held in the spring of 1997 entitled The Color of Modernism: The American Fauves.