Go back in time to learn about Art for Tomorrow? Yes, it is made possible by the exhibition catalogue of the Solomon R. Guggenheim collection of non-objective paintings, part of which is temporarily exhibited at 24 East 54th Street, New York City, opening June 1st, 1939. To see the online catalogue, click this link.
Rudolf was born in Lindenwald, county Wirsitz near Bromberg, Province of Posen, to middle-class parents, He and his family moved to Berlin in his youth. He made art from an early age, but his father was disapproving. His determination to attend the Academy of Fine Arts has made his father so disappointed and he left home to pursue his studies.
The artist's life was never easy in New York. His work was tied up by the Guggenheim Foundation for almost 3 decades. And only until 1967, almost 30 years after his first exhibition, his work was shown to the public, again.