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Adja Yunkers

Adja Yunkers was an American abstract painter and printmaker. He was born in Riga, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire in 1900. Yunkers studied art in Leningrad, Berlin, Paris and London. He lived in Paris for 14 years and then moved to Stockholm in 1939. In Stockholm, he published and edited the art magazines ARS magazine and Creation magazine. Yunkers died in New York City in 1983.

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"Skywriting" Acrylic Painting by Adja Yunkers, 1978
By Adja Yunkers
Located in New York, NY
Adja Yunkers was born Adolf Junkers on July 15, 1900, in Riga, Russia (now Latvia). He studied art in Petrograd (now Saint Petersburg), but from 1917 to 1919 his schooling was interr...
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1970s American Vintage Adja Yunkers

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Acrylic

Adja Yunkers "Requiem for a Virgin King", Abstract Lithograph, Yellow, Signed
By Adja Yunkers
Located in New York, NY
Requiem for a Virgin King by Adja Yunkers (1900-1983), abstract lithograph, yellow, signed. Large lithograph on wove paper. Signed and dated in pencil in lower right. Numbered 39/50 ...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Adja Yunkers

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Paper

Adja Yunkers Expressionist Painting
By Adja Yunkers
Located in New York, NY
Gouache and ink on mat board by Adja Yunkers, signed and dated 1958 on verso. An early work from Yunkers's Abstract Expressionist period, when he was married to art critic Dore Ashto...
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1950s American Expressionist Vintage Adja Yunkers

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Paint

  • Adja Yunkers Expressionist Painting
  • Adja Yunkers Expressionist Painting
  • Adja Yunkers Expressionist Painting
  • Adja Yunkers Expressionist Painting
H 13.5 in. W 11 in. D 1.25 in.
Adja Yunkers, "Red Echo", Abstract Lithograph, Signed
By Adja Yunkers
Located in New York, NY
"Red Echo" by Adja Yunkers (1900-1983), abstract lithograph, signed. Lithograph on wove paper, signed, dated and numbered in pencil lower right: 2/40 Adja Yunkers 1976. Titled "Red E...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Adja Yunkers

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Paper

Adja Yunkers Lithograph "Morketiden"
By Adja Yunkers
Located in New York, NY
Framed abstract lithograph titled "Morketiden (Dark Time)" by Adja Yunkers. #40 in an edition of 90. Signed and dated 1972. Born in Riga, Russia, Yunkers led a highly cosmopolitan li...
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1970s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Adja Yunkers

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Paper

  • Adja Yunkers Lithograph "Morketiden"
  • Adja Yunkers Lithograph "Morketiden"
  • Adja Yunkers Lithograph "Morketiden"
  • Adja Yunkers Lithograph "Morketiden"
H 32 in. W 43 in. D 2 in.
Adja Yunkers Lithograph Signed, USA, 1960s
By Adja Yunkers
Located in New York, NY
Adja Yunkers (1900-1983) was an abstract painter and printmaker. Born in Latvia Yunkers lived and studied extensively in Leningrad, Berlin, Paris, and London. He lived in Paris for 1...
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1960s American Vintage Adja Yunkers

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Paper

  • Adja Yunkers Lithograph Signed, USA, 1960s
  • Adja Yunkers Lithograph Signed, USA, 1960s
  • Adja Yunkers Lithograph Signed, USA, 1960s
  • Adja Yunkers Lithograph Signed, USA, 1960s
H 27.5 in. W 21.5 in. D 1.5 in.
Adja Yunkers Serigraph "a Miro"
By Adja Yunkers
Located in New York, NY
Framed serigraph by Adja Yunkers titled "a Miro." Signed and dated 1973. From an edition of 25 artist's proofs. Born in Riga, Russia, Yunkers led a highly cosmopolitan life, studying...
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1970s American Modern Vintage Adja Yunkers

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Paper

  • Adja Yunkers Serigraph "a Miro"
  • Adja Yunkers Serigraph "a Miro"
  • Adja Yunkers Serigraph "a Miro"
  • Adja Yunkers Serigraph "a Miro"
H 45 in. W 32 in. D 1.75 in.
Adja Yunkers Painting Collage, Acrylic and Yarn on Canvas, White and Gray
By Adja Yunkers
Located in New York, NY
Adja Yunkers painting collage, acrylic and yarn on canvas, white and gray. Medium scale vertical canvas with off-white painted horizontal rows of yarn over a gray background. Some di...
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1980s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Adja Yunkers

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Canvas, Yarn

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