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Albert Bloch

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Name  Albert Bloch
Role  Artist
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Died  March 23, 1961, Lawrence, Kansas, United States
Artwork  Three Pierrots and Harlequin, Blue Waterfall
Periods  German Expressionism, Der Blaue Reiter

Albert Bloch (August 2, 1882 – March 23, 1961) was an American Modernist artist and the only American artist associated with Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a group of early 20th-century European modernists.

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Early Life

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Bloch was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He first studied art at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts. In 1901-03 he produced comic strips and cartoons for the St. Louis Star newspaper. Between 1905 and 1908 he worked as a caricaturist and illustrator for William Marion Reedy's literary and political weekly The Mirror.

Life in Europe

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From 1909 to 1921, Bloch lived and worked mainly in Germany, where he was associated with Der Blaue Reiter.

Return to the United States

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After the end of World War I, Bloch returned to the United States, teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for a year, and then accepting a Departmental Head position at the University of Kansas until his retirement in 1947.

Albert Bloch died March 23, 1961, in Lawrence, Kansas.

Selected works

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References

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