Adja Yunkers1900-1984

Bayly Art Museum - University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

$10,000 toward the traveling retrospective exhibition Adja Yunkers: To Invent a Garden, and its accompanying monograph, organized and written by art critic and historian Marek Bartelik. Yunkers, both a painter and a printmaker, was born in Latvia and immigrated to America in 1947. Known primarily for his abstract expressionist style, Yunkers also participated in the development of other artistic movements such as surrealism and Mexican social realism.