Abstract Saturday: Werner Drewes

A student of Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky, Drewes (1899-1985) was German born but relocated to New York in 1930. He was best known for his studies of forms in nature. Here are some of my favorites of his many woodcuts, along with a few paintings.

Clam Night, wood cut 1968

Dawn of Spring

Assisi (no. 206) wood cut, 1958

Aquatic Ballet, wood cut,  1979

At Play no. 3 (Fight) wood cut, 1973

The Blue Lake, wood cut, 1957

Bats 1944

Contrasting Harmony, Werner Drewes, Oil on vellum, via Richard Norton Gallery

Untitled (Abstraction), Werner Drewes, Oil on vellum, via Richard Norton Gallery

Acrobatics 1974 via 

Contrasting Harmony 1970