WERNER DREWES


A founding father of American abstraction

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Discover The Exciting Works of Werner Drewes

Werner Drewes was a painter, printmaker, Atelier 17 Teacher, WPA Arts Manager, and considered to be one of the founding fathers of American abstraction. In his role as teacher as well as artist he was a driving force bringing the Bauhaus aesthetic to America. Werner Drewes continues to inspire us, even after his death.

Some notable achievements:

  • Founding member of the American Abstract Artist Group
  • Professor at Brooklyn College, Columbia U & Washington U
  • Featured Solo Artist of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Marin Price May 2017 Show

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Nude II

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ABOUT THE ARTIST

It is a rare artist who can foster the discipline and work ethic, generate fresh creative ideas and continue to produce with the craftsmanship of a true master through a 65 year career, while still contributing to the abstract art culture, sustaining  teaching career, nurturing future artist and raising a family as Werner Drewes has done. Called the father of America Abstractism, he provided some of the first pure abstract pieces of art in this country after leaving censorship in Hitler’s Germany in the 1930s.

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A NOTE TO COLLECTORS

Papers, works of art, photos, letters & interviews by and about the artist are now available online to the public. Hard copies are also available for viewing upon appointment at the Archives of American Art, part of the Smithsonian Institute. LEARN MORE