Andreas Feininger Biography

Journalist, Architect, Photographer (1906–1999)
Andreas Feininger was the son of Lyonel Feininger and a prolific magazine photographer and writer on photography.


Andreas Feininger was born on December 27, 1906 in Paris. The son of the painter Lyonel Feininger, he studied cabinetmaking and architecture at the Bauhaus and established a Swedish firm specializing in architectural and industrial photography. He immigrated to New York City and became a staff photographer for Life magazine. Feininger wrote prolifically on photographic technique. He died in 1999.

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