Louis Schanker  1903 -1981 
painter, sculptor,
                           60 years of experimentation

Schanker LandgrenIn addition to providing personal information about Schanker, this website traces many aspects in the development of Modern Art in America from the 1920's to the 1980's. We hope that you find it both educational and enjoyable.  Please be patient as some large files will take time to download.

Many of the clippings on this website are from Schanker's personal scrapbooks and files with his handwritten notations.

These and other Schanker memorabilia are at the Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC.
Portrait of Marchal Landgren,
c. 1935, oil on canvas, 20.25 X 16.25 in.
Corcoran Gallery of Art
1920's & 1930's    
 The Early Years     
The Ten 
 Atelier 17    
 1945 - 1949    
1950 - 1954
 1955 - 1959    
 1960 - 1969    
 1975 -1979