Timeline

1936
Born in Bern, Switzerland
1952–1956
Studied at School of Applied Arts in Bern, Switzerland
1960
Co-founder of the international group „Nouvelle Ecole Européenne“ (N.E.E.) in Lausanne, Switzerland, meets artists of the ZERO-group
1962
Involved in organisation of ZERO-exhibitions in Switzerland
1964
Co-founder of the Gallery Aktuell in Bern, Switzerland, whose goal to promote new tendencies in art as an artist-collective
1976–2002
Professorship, “Integration Bildende Kunst und Architektur” (“Integration Fine Arts and Architecture”), Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
Christian Megert lives and works in Bern, Switzerland and Düsseldorf, Germany

Exhibitions

2013
ZERO ENTRE PARIS ET DUSSELDORF with Arman, Aubertin, Klein, Mack, Megert, Piene, Tinguely, Uecker (cat.); Passage de Retz, Paris, France
2013
ZERO IN SOUTH AMERICA (cat.), Pinacoteca do Estado do Sao Paulo, Brazil
2013
ZERO IN SOUTH AMERICA (cat.), Fundaçao lberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil
2013
ZERO IN SOUTH AMERICA (cat.), Museum Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil
2013
ZERO - Guggenheim NYC, USA
2013
ZERO, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
2013
ZERO, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands
2013
NEUES AUS DEM GALERIEPROGRAMM, Gallery Edith Wahlandt, Stuttgart, Germany
2013
PERSONAL STURCTURES (contribution organised by Gallery am Lindenplatz, Vaduz, Liechtenstein, cat.), Palazzo Bembo Venice, Italy
2013
BILDHAUEREI AN DER KUNSTAKADEMIE DÜSSELDORF (cat.), Museum K20, Dusseldorf, Germany
2013
DYNAMO - UN SIÈCLE DE LUMIÈRE ET DE MOUVEMENT DANS L’ART 1913-2013 (cat.), Grand Palais, Paris, France
2013
ON-LIGHT – ADOLF LUTHR UND SEIN UMKREIS, Mönchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany
2013
CHRISTIAN MEGERT - LICHT- UND LICHTKINETISCHE OBJEKTE DER 60er UND 70er JAHRE (cat.), Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2012
CHRISTIAN MEGERT ...BECAUSE IT IS REAL...(cat.), Gallery Geiger, Konstanz, Germany (solo)
2012
CHRISTIAN MEGERT - GRAFIKEN MIT SPIEGELN, Gallery im Stilwerk, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
2012
A NEW SPACE, The Mayor Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2012
NEWE KUNST IN ANTWERPEN 1958-196 (cat.), M HKA, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerp, Belgium
2012
ZERO - DIE WICHTIGSTEN KÜNSTLER DER ZEROGRUPPE, Art Edition Fils, Kleine Kunsthalle, 27248 Ehrenburg, Germany
2012
KONTINUITÄT UND ERNEUERUNG, Gallery Reckermann, Cologne, Germany
2012
BIANCO ASSOLUTO, Galeriea d'Arte Contemporanea Kanalidarte Brecia, Italy
2012
RELIEFS, OBJEKTE UND PLASTIKEN AUS DER SAMMLUNG MARLI HOPPE –RITTER (cat.), Waldenbuch, Germany
2012
HIGHLIGHTS II - 5 JAHRE STIFTUNG FÜR KONKRETE KUNST UND DESIGN (cat.), Museum für konkrete Kunst Ingolstadt, Germany
2012
HOLZWEGE - SENTIERI ERRANTI - ARTE SVIZZERA DELLA COLLEZIONE DELLA MOBILIARE (cat.), il Museo Canotnale d'Arte Lugano, Switzerland
2012
SKULPTUREN, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
2012
ZERO 1957-1966, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
2012
SAMMELN, WAS MAN LIEBT (cat.), Meisterwerke von Picasso bis zur Gegenwart aus der Rupf Collection, Bern, Museum im Kulturspeicher Würzburg, Germany
2011
Gallery Geiger, Konstanz, Germany (solo)
2010
Gallery La Ligne, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2009
Museum für Konkrete Kunst Ingolstadt (retrospective), Ingolstadt, Germany (solo)
2009
Gallery 511, Butzbach, Germany (solo)
2009
Gallery Edith Wahlandt, Stuttgart, Germany (solo)
2008
Gallery am Lindenplatz, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (solo)
2008
Gallery Benden & Klimczak, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2007
Christian Megert, Gallery La Ligne, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1968
Documenta IV, Kassel, Germany
1961
Gallery Kopke, Kopenhagen, Denmark (solo)
1956
Bern, Switzerland