List of Artists → Ludwig Meidner
Ludwig Meidner (Bernstadt 1884 - Darmstadt 1966) - Artist
Expressionist painter, graphic artist a. writer, studied 1903-05 at the Breslau art school, 1906-07 he continued his studies at the Académie Colarossi in Paris, where became friends with A. Modigliani, in Berlin he exhibited among others at Cassirer a. became a sought-after portrait painter, was defamed in the 'Third Reich', in 1939 he emigrated to London but returned to Germany in 1953. Today he is counted among the leading German expressionist who in contrast to the artists of the 'Brücke' a. the 'Blauer Reiter' was rediscovered relatively late. Mus.: Frankfurt, Münster. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Vollmer a. others.