Biografie von Max BECKMANN (1884-1950)

Personal data


Birth : 02/12/1884 - Leipzig, Germany
Death : 12/27/1950 - New York NY New York, United States
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Germany

Professional data


Work and Life

1947:He went to the USA.
1937:He left Germany for Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1912:First solo exhibition.
1904:He settled in Berlin, Germany.
1903 – 1904:First visit to Paris, France.


Other professions

Professor
Stadelsches Kunstinstitut – Dürerstrasse 2 – Frankfurt, Germany

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil/canvas
Print-Multiple : Drypoint - Lithograph
Sculpture-Volume : Bronze
Drawing-Watercolor : Ink/paper - Pencil/paper

Movements and styles

German Expressionism (Die Brücke, Der Blaue Reiter)
Neue Sachlichkeit

Works

Beginning
Date of creation : 1949
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 175 x 319 cm
 
Paris Society
Date of creation : 1931
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 43 x 69 inch
 
Das Nizza in Frankfurt am Main
Date of creation : 1921
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 101 x 65 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2007

Max Beckmann a Amsterdam
Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
07/01/2007 – 08/19/2007

2005

Max Beckmann: oeuvre graphique (1914-1924)
Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe – Karlsruhe, Germany
2005 – 05/22/2005

2003

MoMAQNS Museum of Modern Art Queens – New York NY, United States
06/26/2003 – 09/29/2003

Tate Modern – London, United Kingdom
02/13/2003 – 05/05/2003

2002

The eight sculptures
Feigen Gallery – New York NY, United States
04/2002

Max Beckmann
Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseen – Schleswig, Germany
2002 – 05/20/2002

MNAM Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou – Paris, France
09/11/2002 – 01/06/2003

Max Beckmann
Ulmer Museum – Ulm, Germany
04/27/2002 – 06/30/2002

1981

Paintings & Sculptures
Grace Borgenicht – New York NY, United States
1981

1968

Alpha Gallery – New York NY, United States
1968

1964

Paintings, Sculptures, Watercolors and Drawings
Catherine Viviano Gallery – New York NY, United States
1964 – 1965

1962

Paintings 1925-1950
Catherine Viviano Gallery – New York NY, United States
1962

1955

Catherine Viviano Gallery – New York NY, United States
1955

1946

His recent Work from 1939-1945
Buchholz Gallery – New York NY, United States
1946

1945

Stedelijk Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
1945

1925

Neue Sachlichkeit exhibition
Stadtische Kunsthalle Mannheim – Mannheim, Germany
1925

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie St. Etienne – Suite 802 24 West 57th Street – New York NY, United States

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Achim Moeller Fine Art – 167 East 73rd Street – New York NY, United States

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

2002

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Thomas – Maximilianstrasse 25 – Munich, Germany

2001

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Art Focus – Talstrasse 16 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 13
Frankfurt, Germany
04/28/2001 – 05/01/2001
Represented by : Galerie am Sachsenplatz – Katharinenstrasse 11/1. Etage – Leipzig, Germany

13th Annual Works on Paper
New York NY, United States
03/02/2001 – 03/04/2001
Represented by : William McWillie Chambers III – 319 East 50th Street – New York NY, United States

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Galerie Thomas – Maximilianstrasse 25 – Munich, Germany

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Villa Grisebach – Fasanenstrabe 25 – Berlin, Germany

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Galerie Tendances – 105 Rue Quincampoix – Paris, France

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Levy – C Lopez de Hoyos, 38 – Madrid, Spain


Group exhibitions

2003

Expressiv
Fondation Beyeler – Riehen BL, Switzerland
03/30/2003 – 08/10/2003

2001

The Black-and-White Show
Galerie St. Etienne – New York NY, United States
09/20/2001 – 11/10/2001

About Face: Selections from the Department of Prints and Illustrated Books
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
03/21/2001 – 06/05/2001

1998

Artists and Subjects: Picasso to Stella
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
02/26/1998 – 05/26/1998

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

1997

Max Beckmann: Self-Portrait in Words. Collected Writtings & Statements, 1903-1950
Publisher: The University of Chicago – 5811 South Ellis Avenue – Chicago IL, United States
Author: Heller R.
Author: Britt D.
1997

1996

Max Beckman in exile
Publisher: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – 1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street – New York NY, United States
1996


Periodicals

2002

FRIMBOIS Jean-Pierre – Rendre l’invisible visible
in: Art Actuel n° 22 p. 38
Paris, France
09/2002-10/2002

DAGEN Philippe – Les farces tragiques du fabuliste Max Beckman
in: Le Monde p. 29
Paris, France
13/09/2002

LEYDIER Richard – Un individu sympathique
in: Art Press n° 282 p. 27
Paris, France
09/2002

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