Artists

Georg Baselitz


b. 1938, Deutschbaselitz, Germany

Artist Bio

1938
Born January 23 as Hans-Georg Kern in Deutschbaselitz, Saxony

1956
Hochschule fur Bildende und Angewandte Kunst, East Berlin, Germany

1958
Moves to West Berlin

1961
Adopts the name Georg Baselitz. "1. Pandämonium", exhibition and manifesto with Eugen Schönebeck in Berlin.

1962
B.A. Hochschule der Bildenden Kunste, West Berlin, Germany

1963
Exhibition in Galerie Werner & Katz in Berlin. Two of the exhibited paintings "Die große Nacht im Eimer" and "Der nackte Mann" are confiscated by the Department of Public Prosecution; the process ends in 1965 with the restitution of the paintings. Letter and Manifesto: "Lieber Herr W.!"

1977
Professorship at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Karlsruhe; withdraws his contribution for Documenta 6 because of the participation of official representatives for artists of the GDR.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2010
Monumental Sculptures, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

2009
Mrs. Lenin and the Nightingale, White Cube, London

2008
Printed works from 1964 to 1983: From the collection of Duke Franz of Bavaria, Staatliche Kunstmuseum, Dresden
Bildweg, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden
MADRE Museum, Naples
Remix, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Bad Painting, Good Art, Museum Moderner Kunst, Wein

2007
Remix Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, New York
Watercolors: From the Remix Series, David Nolan Gallery, New York
Les Tableaux Russes, Musée d'art Moderne de Saint- Étienne Métropole, Saint- Étienne
Georg Baselitz | Benjamin Katz: Die Richtung Stimmt, Kunstmuseum Bremerhaven
Papierarbeiten der 70er Jahre, Springer and Winckler, Berlin
Georg Baselitz: Works from the 1960's and 1970's, Nyehaus, New York

2006-7
Baselitz Remix, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich; Albertina, Vienna

2006
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Works on Paper, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
Implosion, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Georg Baselitz, Jörg Immendorff, Markus Lüpertz, A.R. Penck, Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai

2005
Georg Baselitz. Andere Ansichten, Galerie Terminus, Münich
Georg Baselitz. Aquarelle, Galerie Fred Jahn, Münich

2004
Neue Arbeiten, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
Upside down, boy you turn me. Baselitz in der Hess Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern

2003
Recent Paintings, Michael Werner Gallery, New York
The monumental Watercolours, Albertina, Vienna
New Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK

2001-2002
Thirty-Five Drawings, Richard Gray Gallery, New York, USA

1997
Portraits of Elke, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA
Recent Paintings, Pace Wildenstein Gallery, New York

1996
New Works, Galerie Springer, Berlin, Germany
Landscape: The Pastoral to the Urban, Bard College, New York
Guggenheim Museum, New York
Editions from Maximilian Verlag, Sabine Knust, Munich, Germany

1991
Grabados 1964-1990, IVAM Centre Julio Gonzales, Valencia

1990
The Hero Paintings, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne

1988
Dipinti 1965-1987, Sala d'Arme di Palazzo Veccio, Florence

1987
Das plastische Werk, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover

1986
Vier Wände, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

1985
Vier Wände - Skulpturen, Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Holzschnitte, Kunsthalle Bielefeld
German Art in the 20th Century, Royal Academy, London, UK

1984
Mary Boone/Michael Werner Gallery, New York
La Grande Parade, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1981
Straßenbild, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne

1979
Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven Kunsthalle Köln

1976
Galerieverein München und Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, Munich

1974
Galerie Biedermann Munich, Germany

1966
Galerie Springer, Berlin "Die großen Freunde"
Warum das Bild 'Die großen Freunde' ein gutes Bild ist, exhibition and manifesto in Galerie Rudolf Springer in Berlin together with Michael Werner

1965
Galerie Friedrich & Dahlem, Munich

1964
Galerie Michael Werner, Berlin

1963
Galerie Werner & Katz, Berlin

1962
2. Pandämonium, Berlin

1961
1. Pandämonium, Manifest und Ausstellung mit Eugen Schönbeck, Berlin-Charlottenburg


PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Fondation Beyeler, Basel
Kunsthaus Zürich
Kunstmuseum Bonn
Ludwig Forum, Aachen
Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Museum Folkwang, Essen
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Städel, Frankfurt
Tate Modern, London

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