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The photographs of Silja Yvette (*1986) „evoke associations ranging from ironic reflection to elegiac allusion, from the fragility of being to a certain longing for the elementary." (Annekathrin Müller, Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation).

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Max Beckmann

Biography
1884 born in Leipzig
from 1900 studies, Großherzogliche Kunstschule Weimar
1906 participation in the exhibition of the Berlin Secession at Weimar; prize of the Deutscher Künstlerbund (German artists association)
1907 member of the Berlin Secession
1914 founding member of the Freie Secession
1925 master class teacher, Städelschule, Frankfurt a. M.
1937 emigration to Amsterdam and the USA
ab 1949 prefessor, Washington University Art School, St. Louis
1950 died in New York

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Max Beckmann Archiv

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