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At a time when blank spots have by and large disappeared from maps, “wilderness” has returned in art. The Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt has dedicated an extensive theme-based exhibition to this recurring fascination.

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Ida Kerkovius

The Stuttgart-based Expressionist Ida Kerkovius counts among the leading exponents of Classical Modernism and is especially well known on account of her close ties to Adolf Hölzel and the Bauhaus in Weimar.

Biography
1879 born in Riga
ab 1908 Königlich Württembergische Akademie der bildenden Künste, Stuttgart, master class student with Adolf Hölzel
1920–1924 Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar
1954 among other awards the Federal Cross of Merit
1970 died in Stuttgart

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